The Lucy A. Poole Williams Scholarship

Established in honor of Lucy A. Poole Williams’ birthday celebration, this scholarship is a tribute to her dedication to education and family.

Lucy A. Poole Williams is a mother, wife, sister, friend, and daughter, originally from Roxboro, NC. As an advocate for education, ethical and moral treatment of humanity, and a faithful believer in a love ethic, that is Jesus Christ, Poole Williams has made it her mission to ensure that her family understood and grasped the importance of academia.

The African proverb reads, “it takes a village to raise a child!” Poole Williams understands that each young person possess’ a propensity for educational achievement. As a prudent and wise counsel in the village, she considers it her duty and obligation to empower and encourage generations to come.

Award: With this scholarship, one (1) five hundred dollar ($500) award will be made to an African American student residing in Person County who has demonstrated community engagement in social justice.  The student should maintain a 2.5 GPA while at Piedmont Community College.

Criteria: The awards will be distributed based on the following criteria:

  • African American student;
  • Demonstrates community engagement in social justice;
  • Resident of Person County.

Procedure: The awards will be made by the Scholarship Committee of the Piedmont Community College Foundation.  The Scholarship Committee is responsible for the overall student application process and administration of these scholarships.  In accordance with the established Foundation guidelines, all candidates shall submit a completed Piedmont Community College Foundation Scholarship Application Form together with two (2) letters of recommendation, a copy of his or her high school transcript, and, as applicable, transcripts from postsecondary institutions attended.

History Note:  Established January 2021

The next scholarship round will be held March 1 – April 12. The application will be available on the PCC Foundation Scholarship page.

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