Cape Hatteras Anglers Club selected three outstanding seniors who attend the Cape Hatteras Secondary School for scholarship awards. The total amount of scholarships awarded in 2021 was $7,000.
The Anglers Club selected Eliza Quidley of Buxton to receive a $4,000 scholarship to a four-year school. Eliza plans to attend North Carolina State University to obtain a degree in human biology and nutrition.
Receiving a $2,000 scholarship to a four-year school is of Buxton. Rubie plans to attend Appalachian State University and major in Communications with a minor in Spanish.
Receiving a $1,000 one-year scholarship to a two-year school is Andrew Shanklin Austin III of Hatteras. Andrew plans to attend Craven Community College to become a Physical Therapy Assistant.
Anglers Club members work year-round to raise money to award the scholarships. Among the fundraising events are the club’s annual invitational surf fishing tournament each November that is billed as one of the largest in the world, and Wednesday Bingo nights at the club.
Since the scholarship program began in 1989, the club has awarded more than $160,000 in scholarships to local high school seniors.