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Local High School Seniors Surprised at Home with CFCC Merit Scholarships

WILMINGTON, NC – The Cape Fear Community College Foundation recently awarded merit scholarships to eleven local students who will begin their first year of college at CFCC this fall. Since students were unable to participate in traditional graduation ceremonies this year, each student was surprised at home with their award by CFCC Foundation staff. The  Read More

Wilmington Women’s Club Impacts CFCC Students

Wilmington Woman’s Club (WWC) began awarding two $1,500.00 scholarships to Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) Nursing students in 1996 and one $500.00 scholarship to a CFCC Early Childhood Education student in 2004. They also awarded a one-time grant of $500.00 for materials and supplies utilized by the Early Childhood Education program. As of 2019, WWC  Read More

14th Annual Gift of Education Event Success!

CFCC’s 14th Annual Gift of Education event, held on May 16, 2019 at the Wilson Center, was uniquely moving and motivational. Over 430 guests came to hear the inspirational stories of CFCC Dental Hygiene student Kristen Wilkerson, CFCC College Transfer student James Jones, and CFCC graduate and Women’s Sea Devil Basketball National Semifinalist Champion Tracey  Read More

CFCC Awards 2019 Merit Scholars

The Cape Fear Community College Foundation recently awarded merit scholarships to eight local students who will begin their first year of college at CFCC this fall. The recipients demonstrated academic excellence and leadership in their high school careers. Academic performance, extracurricular activities, and community service were all considered in the selection process. The 2019 Merit  Read More

Why Your Gifts Are Important

Last year, thanks to your generous support, the Foundation raised over $1M and were able to award scholarships to 718 students across 65 different programs. Scholarships make a huge difference in a student’s life, giving them the ability to remain focused on their education. Today’s estimated cost to attend Cape Fear Community College is approximately  Read More

Scholarships Make a Difference

Second-year students, Preston Lee and Jacob Aceret, were the highlight of the CFCC Foundation Donor Appreciation Event on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. Preston Lee (left) is in his final semester at CFCC studying marketing and received the Rising Tide Scholarship. Preston and his family experienced a house fire when he was only 12 years old  Read More

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