Surry Community College is proud to announce that five students have
been awarded Armfield Scholarships. The recipients are: Brennan Day,
Tucker Mackie, Sydney McKeaver, Evangeline Wilhoit and Allie Wright.
of Siloam is a member of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society, a Junior
Ambassador, and a Scholar of Global Distinction. She graduated from
Surry Central High School in 2019 and is earning an Associate in Arts at
Surry Community College. She plans to transfer to the University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill to earn a Bachelor of Arts with majors in
Media & Journalism and Communications.
of Pinnacle was a member of the Math Club and a Scholar of Global
Distinction while attending SCC. He graduated from East Surry High
School in 2018 and earned an Associate in Science at SCC. He will be
attending Appalachian State University to earn a Bachelor of Science
degree, majoring in chemistry. He then plans to pursue a master’s degree
of Siloam was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society, a member of
the National Society of Leadership and Success, and a Senior Ambassador
while at SCC. She graduated from Surry Central High School in 2019 and
earned an Associate in Arts at Surry. She will be attending Appalachian
State University and plans to earn a bachelor’s degree in Elementary
Education and minor in Exceptional Learners. She also hopes to earn a
master’s degree in Higher Education.
of Dobson was a member of the Trail Club, the Paralegal Club, and the
NEDA walk organization while attending SCC. She graduated from Mount
Airy High School in 2017 and earned an Associate in Arts at Surry. She
will be attending Appalachian State University to major in Elementary
Education with a minor in Accelerated Learners.
of Lowgap and graduated from North Surry in 2018. She earned an
Associate in Arts at Surry Community College, where she was also a peer
tutor. She will be attending University of North Carolina at Charlotte
in the fall and plans to major in International Studies.
inception in 1999, The Edward M. Armfield, Sr. Foundation has awarded
scholarships to deserving students graduating from the public high
schools in Surry County. Each year, scholarships are awarded at each of
the Surry County high schools including Surry Early College, as well as
Mount Airy High School, Elkin High School, and Millennium Charter
Academy. Scholarships are given to students who will be attending
four-year colleges and universities or Surry Community College, and to
students at Surry Community College who will be transferring to a
four-year school to complete their undergraduate degree. Scholarships
range in value from $3,600 per year for Surry Community college
attendees to $12,500 per year for students attending higher-cost private
colleges and universities. Scholarships are renewable for one
additional year for Surry Community College students or students
transferring from Surry Community College to a four-year institution,
and for three additional years for students attending four-year schools
immediately out of high school.
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