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From staff reports

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association through March 21.

The scholarship is available to North Carolina residents pursuing a college degree in business or a business-related field of study. Applicants must be enrolled to attend classes at a college during the 2018-2019 school year.

The scholarship is awarded annually to honor the work and dedication of Edith Herter and Frances O’Neal, co-leaders in forming the NCCEAPA in 1973.

Qualified applicants interested in applying for this scholarship can obtain an application packet from the financial aid office at their local community college. Additional information can be obtained by contacting the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, Currituck County Center, at 252-232-2261, or by visiting the Center at 120 Community Way, Barco, NC 27917.

COA  open house, job fair and scholarships

College of The Albemarle will host two Spring Open House events this month.

March 26, 4:30-7 p.m.: Dare County Campus located at 132 Russell Twiford Road in Manteo, will host a Spring Open House along with a Hospitality Industry Job Fair. Individuals are encouraged to bring their resume and be ready to interview, as potential employers will be on hand to meet with students.

March 27, 5-7 p.m.: Elizabeth City Campus, located at 1208 North Road Street in Elizabeth City, will host a Spring Open House. One attendee at each campus location will win a $250 scholarship to COA.

Explore the programs through hands-on demonstrations, talk with local employers eager to hire COA graduates, meet with COA advisors, learn about financial aid and scholarships that can help pay for college, get help filling out your Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) and find out about student life at COA including activities, clubs and organizations.

For more information, contact Dr. Belinda Petricek at 252-335-0821 ext. 2220 or belinda_petricek28@albemarle.edu .