St. Albans Scholarship
Grows with Third Installment
Durham Lewis Jr., Chancellor
Allen Meadors and Tony Prevatte
A decision by St.
Albans Masonic Lodge three years ago to promote scholarship in Robeson
County has now resulted in three contributions to an endowed fund at
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
"It is a decision
that no one at the 250-member Lodge regrets," said Durham Lewis
Jr., who along with Tony Prevatte assisted with a presentation of a
"It is a no-brainer
every year we vote on it," said Mr. Prevatte, who owns Prevatte's
Mobile Home, Inc. sales in Lumberton. "Our plan is to continue
this scholarship indefinitely."
"We set a course,
and now it is a building process," said Mr. Lewis, who is a UNCP
graduate and partner with UNCP Trustee Henry Lewis in Lewis and Lewis
CPAs in Lumberton. "We would like to expand the scholarship to
benefit even more students."
An endowed scholarship
is a perpetual investment, which generates an annual scholarship from
its income. The St. Albans Masonic Lodge Endowed Scholarship goes to
a high achieving freshman at UNCP, and is based on the financial needs
of that student.
C. Meadors said, "These are times when financial aid is critical."
is famous for educating first generation college students who are the
first person in their family to get a college degree," Chancellor
Meadors said. "Those students often cannot complete their education
without additional financial assistance."
"We are very
grateful to St. Albans Lodge for this scholarship and for its continued
dedication to the young people of our county."
about this scholarship or other gift programs at UNCP, please call the
Office of Advancement at 910.521.6252.
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