▪ Three area students have received $1,000 scholarships from the Local Government Federal Credit Union. They are awarded to those who have maintained a 3.0 or higher grade point average and have high achievement in extracurricular activities.
Maggie Rabil, a graduate of Cardinal Gibbons, will attend N.C. State University; Megan Mansfield, who graduated from Southeast Raleigh High School, will attend Appalachian State University; and Holly Mansfield, who also graduated from Southeast Raleigh, will attend Johnson and Wales University.
▪ Seven local students were awarded scholarships from AgCarolina Farm Credit. Here are the recipients, their schools and hometowns:
Recipients of a $1,000 at-large scholarship include Collin Blalock, James B. Hunt High School, Wilson; Coley Mizzell, East Wake School of Engineering Systems, Wendell; Lindsey Marie Jennings, Corinth Holders, Clayton; and Allison D. Lancaster, Southwest Edgecombe, Elm City.
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Recipients of a $500 Future Farmers of America scholarship include Courtney Lynn Thornton, Clayton High School, Clayton; Samantha Carly Simpson, Riverside High School, Jamesville; and Katelyn Honeycutt, Corinth Holders High School, Angier.
▪ Nine Wake County students have received Triangle Community Foundation’s Achievement Scholarships for Refugees and Immigrants, which range from $1,000 to $2,000 annually for four years. The awards are given to those who volunteer in their community and with culture organizations, participate in high school athletics and have balanced part-time jobs. Here are the recipients:
Berekia Divanga, a Sanderson graduate, will attend Meredith College; Shimee Gomes, a graduate of Heritage High School, will attend UNC Charlotte; Mary Thuma, a Sanderson graduate, will attend Wake Tech;
Genesis Torres, a graduate of Sanderson, will attend Wake Tech; Desiree Decena Sanchez, who graduated from Fuquay-Varina High School, will attend Appalachian State University; Miguel Campos, a graduate of Cary High School, will attend Wake Tech;
Andrew Huynh, a Raleigh Charter High graduate, will attend N.C. State University; Jose Rosas Carrion, a Garner High School graduate, will attend Queens University; and Sindoos Awel, a graduate of Wake Forest High School, will attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.