GFWC-NC Scholarship Winner! Convention is around the Corner & Arbor Day

Federation Friday: Volume 1, Issue 41, April 12, 2019

2019 GFWC-NC Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship 

Congratulations to the candidates that interviewed for the 2019 GFWC-NC Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship on March 23, 2019 at the Patterson & Pope Office in Morrisville, NC. The students were phenomenal in their academic accomplishments, extra-curricular activities, and overall endeavors. District candidates: 

    • Emma Margarette Dingle District 1, Bryson City WC 
    • Hunter Douglas Tharpe District 2, Statesville WC 
    • Joshua Paul Tippel District 3, Kings Mountain WC 
    • Pearl Teiko District 4, Dolly Madison WC 
    • Victor Medina District 5, Roxboro WC 
    • Adriana Guadalupe Castro-Deblas District 6, JWC of Raleigh 
    • Reagan Laura Dumproff District 7, Southport WC 
    • Ashley Arredondo District 8, WC of Clayton 
    • Lauren Elizabeth Winslow District 9, Elizabeth City JWC 

Joshua Paul Tippel, District 3, sponsored by the Kings Mountain Woman’s Club, is the Runner-Up, receiving a $1,000 Scholarship. Joshua plans to major in Business and Finance/Accounting at Appalachian State University. 

Lauren Elizabeth Winslow, District 9, sponsored by the Elizabeth City Junior Woman’s Club, is the winner of the 2019 Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship, receiving $3,000 yearly (Up to $12,000 total). Lauren plans to major in AgriBusiness Management at North Carolina State University. 

Congratulations to the 2019 Scholarship candidates and winners! We wish them much success as they continue in their academic careers! 

Thank you to the Scholarship Committee; Dottie Jennings, Chairman, as well as the Judges: Sharon Greeson, Brenda Batchelor, Andie Johnson, Phyllis Broughton and Will Patterson (Business Community Member). 

GFWC-NC 117th Annual Convention – April 26th-27th 

Join us for the weekend at the Hotel Ballast, 301 North Water Street, Wilmington, NC 28401. 

Today, April 12th, is the On-Time Registration Deadline! 

Late Registration fee: $25 additional after April 12th.

Join us and reconnect with your Federation friends! The Wilmington river front will not disappoint. We have big plans: motivational speakers Nancy Witter, Lucy Bramlette Patterson honoree, and Joy Wade of Going Beyond the Pink; Junior and General Fun Nights; Pilates classes; hands-on activities; LEADS Class & Winner; Inspirational Women Contest; Mammograms: on-site Mobile Mammography Unit; Information packed workshops: Passport to Learning, Membership; Importance of Social Media, CSP Project Roundtables, Taking Care of Yourself, and Retail Therapy! 

April 26th is Arbor Day 

This day encourages planting and caring for trees. The GFWC members’ goal: plant 1,000 trees on Arbor Day! 



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