New Bern – Craven Community College (CCC) announced the recipients of two annual scholarships from the New Bern’s Woman’s Club (NBWC). Alicia F. Reitz received the one-thousand dollar ($1,000) Community Service Programs Scholarship, which is given to an outstanding student to assist her in reaching her goals. Reitz is currently enrolled in the licensed practical nursing diploma program. Michela Turner received the one-thousand dollar ($1,000) New Bern Woman’s Club Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship is given to a returning student who is at least 21 years of age, is pursuing a certificate, diploma or degree, is employed part-time, demonstrates a financial need and has a 3.0 or higher grade point average. Turner is enrolled in the associate degree in nursing (ADN) program.
The NBWC is a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs (an international women’s organization) and is dedicated to community improvement by enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service. The club was established in 1905 and one of its missions is to support educational opportunities for women within the community.
Founded in 1965, Craven Community College is part of the North Carolina Community College System. With campuses in New Bern and Havelock-Cherry Point, Craven serves about 3,200 curriculum students and more than 10,000 continuing education students each year. The college offers a wide range of associate degree and certificate programs, as well as college transfer courses, career and occupational offerings, partnerships with four-year universities, specialized workforce training options, developmental studies and basic skills classes. Craven Early College High School programs are available on both campuses. Craven is also home to Public Radio East, one of the few community colleges nationally with this distinction. For more information about the college, visit www.cravencc.edu.