Tuesday, July 2, 2013 —
Donald Frank White (Northampton County)
Donald Frank White received his associate's degree in networking technologies from Halifax Community College and is working on an associate's degree in computer information technology.
Frank Williams (Greene County)
Frank Williams of Snow Hill attends Greene Early College High School and is pursuing a degree in criminal justice and political science. Williams plans to attend law school after finishing his undergraduate degree.
Conley Winslow (Perquimans County)
Conley Winslow attends the College of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City. She is studying business administration.
Jessica Wyatt (Alleghany County)
Jessica Wyatt recently graduated from Wilkes Community College and will attend the University of North Carolina at Charlotte this fall. She plans to major in computer science.
A not-for-profit financial cooperative owned by its members, SECU has been providing employees of the State of North Carolina and their families with consumer financial services for over 75 years. With 1.8 million members, SECU provides services through 248 branch offices, 1,100 ATMs, 24/7 Contact Centers and a website. The SECU Foundation, a 501(c)3 charitable organization funded solely by funded solely by the contributions of SECU members, promotes local community development in North Carolina primarily through high impact projects in the areas of housing, education, health care and human services.
The N.C. Rural Economic Development Center is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to develop sound economic strategies that improve the quality of life in rural North Carolina, with a special focus on individuals with low to moderate incomes and communities with limited resources. The center operates a multifaceted program that includes conducting research into rural issues; testing promising rural development strategies; advocating for policy and program innovations; and building the productive capacity of rural leaders, entrepreneurs and community organizations.