The Joseph E. and Robin C. Hightower Graduate Award Endowment in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences was created Oct. 22.
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences’ annual donor recognition event at McKimmon Center was especially festive this year.
The North Carolina Vegetation Management Association (NCVMA) has doubled its scholarship endowment in the N.C. Agricultural Foundation Inc. to provide annual merit-based scholarships.
The Agricultural Institute, the two-year associate’s-degree program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, introduced its first group of Agricultural Heritage Legacy Scholars at a reception October 6. There students met with representatives of the program’s benefactor, the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission.
It’s not typical that an endowment signing draws a standing-room-only crowd, but when word went out that a scholarship was being created in memory of Richard Canady, 2002 graduate of N.C. State University, nearly three score family, friends and colleagues made a point to be there Oct. 1 for the creation of the David “Richard” Canady Scholarship Endowment.
Students from across the state have received 4-H scholarships from the North Carolina 4-H Foundation to attend institutions of higher learning. During the recent State 4-H Congress held in Raleigh, the foundation awarded more than $130,000 in 4-H scholarships for this academic year.
“He went the extra mile in helping students receive their degrees.”
That was a special recollection about Dr. Lemuel Goode shared by his son, Charles L. Goode, during ceremonies establishing the Lemuel “Lem” Goode and Lucy Goode Animal Science Scholarship Endowment in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Charles Goode, his mother, Lucy Goode, and sister, Dr. Candace Goode Vick, created the endowment to honor Lem Goode, a beloved faculty member in the CALS Department of Animal Science at N.C. State University.
The family of the late J. Fred Webb Jr., a well-known Greenville businessman, has established an endowment at North Carolina State University that will provide scholarships for students who are studying in a traditional agricultural department in N.C. State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.