Journey Scholars for 2018

Since 2002, WNC Communities has distributed $163,000 in scholarships to 155 youth living in our rural communities. This year, 13 deserving high school seniors received a total of $12,000 to expand their educational journey onward to college. We are pleased to announce the 2018 Journey Scholars:

Abby Elizabeth Bland from Ellenboro in Rutherford County
$1,000 to attend Clemson University

Molly Angelina Cammack from Lake Toxaway in Transylvania County
$500 to attend the Culinary Institute of America

Sidney Elizabeth Case from Dunn’s Rock in Transylvania County
$1,000 to attend AB Tech

Kate Reed Inabinet from Cowee in Macon County
$1,000 to attend Wofford College

Abigail Brianna Jull from Mills River in Henderson County
$500 to attend the University of Kentucky

Cheyanne Nicole King from North Hominy in Haywood County
$1,000 to attend the University of Tennessee

Cayleigh Nicole Kolodzik from Cullasaja in Macon County
$1,000 to attend Mars Hill University

Abigail Isabella Nelson from Edneyville in Henderson County
$1,000 to attend the University of Tennessee

Joseph Micah Putnam from Bethel in Haywood County
$500 to attend Western Carolina University

T. Isabella Sorrells from Bethel in Haywood County
$1,000 to attend NC State University

Aidan Ross Spradlin from Cedar Mountain in Transylvania County
$1,000 to attend Emory University

Randall Morgan Watts from Grape Creek in Cherokee County
$1,000 to attend Western Carolina University

Angela Rose Young from Otto in Macon County
$1,000 to attend NC State University

Pat Brinkley Shulimson Scholar: This scholarship is given to a Journey Scholarship recipient with outstanding leadership abilities. We are pleased to announce that Aidan Spradlin was chosen to receive this additional scholarship of $500.

Congratulations to all our scholars for 2018!

Journey Scholarship Committee with 2018 Scholars