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WCC student wins Coca-Cola scholarship

By Staff Reports
Published in News on May 22, 2009 1:46 PM

Wayne Community College student Hannah Skelton of Goldsboro has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.

She is one of 400 students to receive a scholarship from the Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship Program. Recipients must have demonstrated academic success and participated in community service during the past 12 months.

Miss Skelton, a 2008 graduate of Wayne Early/Middle College High School, is working toward an associate of arts degree and serves as a WCC ambassador.

This is the seventh year that a WCC student has received this scholarship since the program began nine years ago.

"The Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship Program is an extension of our long-standing commitment to college education throughout the United States," said J. Mark Davis, president of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. "This scholarship honors students who often balance responsibilities of school, work and family, but also time to give back to their communities through volunteer service."