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Four members of Dogwood Crafters' Scholarship Committee recently attended the First Annual Scholarship Recipient & Donor Recognition Luncheon at Southwestern Community College.

Held at the brand new Burrell Building Conference Center on the SCC campus in Sylva, the event organized by the SCC Foundation offered an opportunity for the group to meet their 2012 Scholarship recipient, Robin Dodson, a student from Franklin.

Pictured (L-R) are Patricia Cowen, Mary Nolan, Robin Dodson, Mary Ethel Prather and Joyce Lantz.

The Gem & Mineral Society of Franklin awards two scholarships a year to a college student studying in the field of Earth Science.

Joshua Fuller is the current scholarship recipient of $1,000. Fuller loves geology and wants to go into environmental activity with the oil industry or seismic studies.

Past recipients are Alanna Weir and Klara Ledford who each received a $500 scholarship. Scholarship chairman Jean Emerson is pictured with Fuller.

Photo by Linda Behr

Nequassa Chapter No. 43, Order of the Eastern Star presented scholarships at a recent meeting. Grand Chapter Scholarships were presented to three young men, all grandsons of Chapter members.

Kathy Medford, WM, presented Grand Chapter Scholarship Certificates to Samuel and Logan Wallace, twin grandsons of Chapter members, Donnie and Judy Wallace.

At a later date, Kathy Medford and Joel Medford presented Grand Chapter Scholarship Certificate to Jordan Talley, son of Lynn and Bud Talley and grandson of Jean Farmer. Lynn and her mother, Jean, are both members of Nequassa Chapter.

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Western Carolina University invites prospective college students, families and friends as the university holds its first Open House of the fall semester on Saturday, Sept. 15.

Hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Admission, Open House gives visitors a chance to tour the campus, learn about the university’s wide array of academic programs and extracurricular opportunities, and find out the important details of topics such as financial aid.

The day’s activities will begin with registration and an academic fair located around the concourse of WCU’s Ramsey Regional Activity Center. Following a welcome session in the main arena of the Ramsey Center, prospective students will have a chance to engage in more in-depth academic sessions led by WCU faculty members.

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published: 10/18/2013
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