September 15, 2013
LUMBERTON — Hattie Hammonds, a Lumberton native, was recently awarded the Southern Regional Education Board State Doctoral Scholars Fellowship.
The award offers three years of direct program support and two years of institutional support from the scholar’s college, university and/or department, with an annual stipend.
Hammonds is enrolled in the Educational Leadership doctoral program and is a research assistant in the School of Education at Clemson University. She is also an adjunct English instructor at Greenville Technical College’s Greer campus.
The daughter of Horace and Vickie Hammonds of Lumberton, Hammonds received a bachelor’s degree from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, a master’s degree from East Carolina University and a master’s of education from North Carolina State University.
LUMBERTON — The Redstone-Hayswood Alumni Association Inc. recently awarded seven $500 scholarships.
The recipients were: Korina Pittman, attending Livingston College; Lauren Little, East Carolina University; Tatiana Jones, Chowman University; Regan McDougal, Bennett College; Charise Roberts, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Martez Evans II; Georgia Southern University and Chanel Cain, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
PEMBROKE — The Indian Education Program for the Public Schools of Robeson County will hold a workshop at 6 p.m. on Tuesday during which scholarship information will be available.
The event, which will be held at the Indian Education Resource Center in Pembroke, will be conducted by colleges, financial aid offices and scholarship foundations.
For information, call Becky Ward at 910-522-4865.
PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke’s Perspectives on the Civil War Era Series continues with “Civil War Songs and Stories: An Evening of Music, Poetry, Speeches, and Photographs” on Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Moore Hall on campus.
The free concert will feature the University Chorale as well as musical performances and readings by students and faculty from the departments of Music and History. A slide show of period photographs will accompany the presentation.
For information, contact Jaime Martinez at 910-775-4031 or firstname.lastname@example.org.