Cape Hatteras Anglers Club selected four outstanding seniors who attend the Cape Hatteras Secondary School for scholarship awards at the school’s annual senior awards night May 29th at the secondary school. The total amount of scholarships awarded in 2019 totals $8,000.
The Anglers Club selected Molly Greenwood of Avon to receive its $4,000 scholarship to a four-year school. Molly plans to attend North Carolina State University to major in Nutrition Sciences.
Josephine Harmon of Avon is the recipient of a $2,000 scholarship to a four-year school. She will attend University of North Carolina – Wilmington to pursue a nursing career.
Receiving a $1,000 one-year scholarship to a two-year school is Samantha Smith of Buxton. Samantha plans to attend Pitt Community College to study Automotive Systems Technology.
Receiving a $1,000 one-year scholarship to a two-year school is Jillian Webster of Hatteras and plans to attend Pitt Community College and earn an Associate’s of Arts degree and then transfer to East Carolina University to earn her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education.
Anglers Club members work year-round to raise money to award the scholarships. Among the fund-raising 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 $146,000 in scholarships to local high school seniors.