Credit union awards scholarships to ECC students


State Employees Credit Union Foundation scholarship recipients, from left, Mary Harris, Zakiya Cofield, Jessica Parker, Tabitha Mack and Briana Sumner stand with Michael Jordan of ECC, left, Doug Spencer of the credit union, back, and Cathy Dupree, ECC and credit union board member, right.


From Contributed Reports

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The State Employees Credit Union Foundation recently awarded nine scholarships to continuing education students at Edgecombe Community College.

Established in 2013, the SECU Foundation Continuing Education Scholarship Program focuses on assisting the needs of North Carolina’s unemployed and underemployed residents, military veterans and members of the National Guard seeking short-term job training for new careers or retraining to advance current job skills.

The 2018-19 SECU Foundation Scholarship recipients at ECC are:

■ Sharon Cannon

■ Zakiya Cofield

■ Rebekah Hagans

■ Mary Harris

■ Nour Kasem

■ Tabitha Mack

■ Maya McCray 

■ Jessica Parker

■ Briana Sumner

Annually, the SECU Foundation provides a total of 580 scholarships to all 58 community colleges in North Carolina.