PEMBROKE — Buddy Batson impacted countless lives during his 20 years as a high school wrestling coach in eastern North Carolina. 

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PEMBROKE — Helping others came naturally for Frank Harrington. It was the fabric of who he was.

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HAMLET — Organizers of the Seaboard Festival 5k hope to be able to offer three scholarships next year with a recent donation.

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RALEIGH — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and N.C. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest this week gathered a roundtable of school-choice advocates to pitch Education Freedom Scholarships.

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PEMBROKE — Steven Bourquin had a zest for life.

The popular math professor with a larger-than-life personality was revered by his students and fellow colleagues at UNC Pembroke. He possessed a natural gift to stimulate students’ interest in math. 

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HAMLET — Over 100 people earned a high school diploma through Richmond Community College’s adult education programs this past year. The College held a special graduation ceremony Tuesday night at the Cole Auditorium to celebrate these students’ achievement.

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NEW YORK — With partnership funding from CSX, the First Responders Children’s Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to ensuring that the children of first responders receive the resources necessary to help them thrive, is proud to announce that additional scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year are now available for eligible candidates nationwide. 

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HAMLET — Through its member-funded SECU Foundation, State Employees Credit Union has awarded four local students the SECU Bridge to Career Workforce Development scholarship valued at $500 to study at Richmond Community College. 

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HAMLET — Three employees of the Richmond County Chamber of Commerce were recently awarded scholarships at a regional conference.

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RALEIGH — Western Governors University has partnered with the USO of North Carolina to offer eight $2,500 scholarships to members of the state’s military community.

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