Kiwanis of Clinton Funds Annual SCC Scholarship

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On June 9, 2022, Gail Gainey, Secretary of the Kiwanis Club of Clinton, presented the Sampson Community College (SCC) Foundation with a check to help finance the Clinton Kiwanis Scholarship Fund at SCC for the 2022-2023 academic year. Established in 1997 by the Kiwanis Club of Clinton, the…

Smithfield Foods, Inc. Presents SCC Foundation with Funds for Annual Scholarship

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On May 4, 2022, Rhonda Campbell, Sustainability Manager at Smithfield Foods, Inc., visited Sampson Community College (SCC) to present the SCC Foundation with the annual monies needed to finance the 2022-2023 Smithfield Hog Production Scholarship Fund. Established in 2013, the purpose of the Smithfield Hog Production Scholarship Fund…

SCC Foundation Receives Gift from Sampson Partners, Inc.

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On April 19, 2022, Dr. Paul Viser, President of Sampson Partners, Inc., visited Sampson Community College (SCC) to present the SCC Foundation with a check to help finance the 2022 Sampson Partners Scholarship Fund at Sampson CC. First established in 1986 as the Clinton United Services Crisis Center,…

SCC Foundation Receives Gift from The Robert P. Holding Foundation, Inc.

Written by Megan Bednar [Clinton, N.C.] – On December 2, 2021, the Sampson Community College (SCC) Foundation received a gift of $30,000 from The Robert P. Holding Foundation, Inc. of Smithfield, NC. The monetary donation was presented to the SCC Foundation by First Citizens Bank to establish a scholarship endowment in honor of Robert P….

SCC Foundation Hosts Another Successful Sampson Classic

As a part of an almost 20-year tradition, the Sampson Community College Foundation hosted its 19th Annual Sampson Classic Golf Tournament on Friday, November 5. One of its largest donor events of the year, the golf tournament allows local golfers and businesses to raise funds for student scholarships and employee support. This year, golfers teed…

Longtime Directors Bid Farewell to SCC Foundation

The turn of a new fiscal year signaled the time to bid farewell to several devoted directors of the Sampson Community College Foundation Board. Several of these departures come as a result of the SCC Foundation Board’s decision to adopt new policies in 2020 which instituted term limits for directors. The directors who ended their…

Local Truck Driver Donates Scholarships to Students

When Deon Melvin attended the Truck Driver Training School at Sampson Community College, he learned all he could to start a career he knew would be lucrative. For Melvin, it was an unfortunate period of unemployment that ultimately led to a career that has taken him up and down the East Coast. Now, he’s continued…

Horne Brothers Give Gift in Honor of Mother’s 91st Birthday

In the Fall of 1993, the L.M. Horne Scholarship was awarded to its first student. The scholarship, established through a bequest in the will of Mr. L.M. Horne, is awarded to students enrolled in one of the nursing programs at Sampson Community College. Since then, countless nursing students at SCC have received the L.M. Horne…

Sampson County Couple Establishes Scholarship for Agriculture

Don and Ann Butler, longtime residents of Sampson County, committed to establishing a scholarship to benefit students of agriculture at Sampson Community College. Collectively, the Butlers have called Sampson County home for over 40 years and say establishing the scholarship is their way of giving back and hopefully inspiring the next generation of agriculture workers….

Sampson County Home Builders Association Continues Giving

In 2004, the Sampson County Home Builders Association, which serves Sampson and Duplin Counties, established a $10,000 endowment with the Sampson Community College Foundation. The endowment was intended to establish scholarships and assist students enrolled in trades programs at Sampson Community College. Ideally, in the minds of the association, those students would graduate and then…

Student Shares Benefits of the Sampson Promise

It is yet that time again when students are starting to apply to scholarships, and the due date for the Sampson Community College Foundation Scholarships is just around the corner. SCC student Allison Brown was in this same position two years ago. Brown graduated from Hobbton High School in 2019 and decided to attend Sampson Community College (SCC) to start working on her Associate in Arts degree. She knew that as the youngest of six children, she needed to do her best to find help with affording college. This where the Sampson Promise came in.

SCC Psychology Instructor and Husband Establish Scholarship Fund

The Sampson Community College Foundation ended 2020 on a high note when three donors established brand new scholarship funds, with awards available to students as soon as Fall 2021. One of the donor families, Paul and Lisa Recchuiti, made their way to Sampson County from Pennsylvania. The couple named their scholarship the “Go Anywhere Scholarship.”…