North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities is pleased to announce recipients of this year’s North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association (NCSA) Criminal Justice Scholarship. Students at 14 private colleges and universities in North Carolina received the $2,000 awards.
NCSA provides scholarships per academic school year for criminal justice students attending a North Carolina independent college or university. Applications are sponsored by local sheriffs and recipients must be North Carolina residents.
NCICU President Hope Williams thanked the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association for supporting students pursuing a criminal justice curriculum. “We deeply appreciate this partnership with NCSA to assist students who are pursuing a career in law enforcement.” NCICU administers the program for independent college and university students.
|Scholarship Recipient||College/University||Sponsoring Sheriff||County|
|Haley Toler||Barton College||Calvin L. Woodard Jr.||Wilson|
|Meghan Tropeano||Belmont Abbey College||Chad Hawkins||Gaston|
|Nathaniel Mahoney||Brevard College||Chuck Owenby||Transylvania|
|Derrick Wade||Chowan University||Dexter Hayes||Hertford|
|Colby Kirkland||Gardner-Webb University||Alan Norman||Cleveland|
|Ashley Jusso-Hernandez||Guilford College||Danny Rogers||Guilford|
|Xavier Bell||Johnson C. Smith University||Garry L. McFadden||Mecklenburg|
|Kaylee Messick||Lees-McRae College||Mike Henley||Avery|
|Azia Thomas||Livingstone College||Travis Allen||Rowan|
|Brandon Edwards||Mars Hill University||Buddy Harwood||Madison|
|Alexandra Chapman||Montreat College||Quentin Miller||Buncombe|
|Zachary Scott||N.C. Wesleyan University||Keith Stone||Nash|
|Madison Lowery||Pfeiffer University||Jeff Crisco||Stanly|
|Mariana Crespo||University of Mount Olive||Larry Pierce||Wayne|
About the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association
NCSA is the statewide organization of the state’s 100 sheriffs. Through their association, the sheriffs work to strengthen the professional law enforcement services their offices provide to the people of North Carolina.
North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities
NCICU serves as the statewide office of private, nonprofit higher education in North Carolina. Our 36 colleges and universities are liberal arts, comprehensive, and research colleges and universities, including Historically Black Colleges and Universities, colleges for women, and Minority Serving Institutions.