Scholarship recipients announced for Beaufort County Community College Foundation

Published 7:23 am Monday, April 18, 2022

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The Beaufort County Community College Foundation has announced scholarship recipients for the spring 2022 semester. Registration is now open for the summer 2022 semester. The Beaufort Promise does not cover summer semesters, but qualified students can access financial aid, noted a BCCC press release.

Ben Russell, 17, received the Foundation General Scholarship. The Pungo Christian Academy dual-enrolled student plans to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Scholarships are awarded to students in any program of study who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need for tuition and textbooks.

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Alison Tetterton, 46, received the James Franklin and Hannah Bagwell Scholarship. Tetterton is a nursing student and Washington resident. She attended Newington High School and holds an insurance license. She is the partner of Luke Jackson and a mother of two.

Karla Yuritizi Campos-Guzman, 25, received the James Franklin and Hannah Bagwell Scholarship. Yuritzi is a Greenville resident and part of the associate of arts program. She attended the Beaufort County Early College High School. She currently works as a nail technician at EC Nails. She plans to attend East Carolina University and major in elementary education. She is the partner of Ever Camacho. She is a mother or two and she is the daughter of Margarita Campos of Washington.

Madison Singleton, 20, received the James Franklin and Hannah Bagwell Scholarship. Singleton is a Washington resident working toward an associate in science. She attended Washington High School and currently works at Tumble B Gym. Singleton plans to pursue nursing. She is the child of Wendy Singleton and Eric Singleton of Washington.

Zeke Alvarez, 20, received the James Franklin and Hannah Bagwell Scholarship. Alvarez is a Washington resident working toward an associate of science. Alvarez attended Washington High School and plans to attend medical school.

Established in 1997, the endowment funds annual scholarships in memory of William Riley and Rosa Watson Roberson and William “Bill” Roberson Bagwell. The recipients of these awards must be high school or GED graduates enrolled in a degree, diploma or certificate program, must demonstrate financial need and show academic promise.

Shaterra Williams, 28, received the Louise Terry Scholarship. Williams is a Burlington resident who is part of the business administration program. She attended John A. Holmes High School and holds a bachelor’s degree from North Carolina Central University and a master’s degree from Pfeiffer University. She is the daughter of William Brownridge and Tywanda Holley of Edenton. Williams currently works at Priscilla McCalls as a keyholder. She plans to own businesses.

Edwina Barrera, 58, received the Louise Terry Scholarship. Barrera is a Washington resident and a criminal justice technology student. She attended Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High School, holds a bachelor of arts from East Carolina University and currently works at Bath Elementary School. The mother of three is the daughter of Michael and Edwina Barrera. She plans to work in juvenile justice.

In celebration and memory of her sister’s long and successful business career, Linda Lancaster established the Louise Terry Endowment in 2012. Preference is given to students in business administration and second consideration to BLET and criminal justice students. Students must demonstrate need and academic promise.

Macy Quidley, 24, received the Shereda Bailey Scholarship. She is a Buxton resident and a part of the nursing program. Quidley attended Cape Hatteras Secondary School. She plans to earn a bachelor of science in nursing and work in labor and delivery or trauma units. She holds a bachelor of science in nutrition and dietetics from East Carolina University. Quidley is the daughter of Andrea Ashworth and Jefferey Quidley.

Shereda Bailey was a promising young BCCC nursing student who died unexpectedly in 2006, just three weeks before graduation. Bailey’s mother Sheila Rogers combined memorials raised by Bailey’s fellow nursing students and funds raised by family and friends to start an endowment in her beloved daughter’s memory. The scholarship is awarded to deserving nursing students under the age of 25.