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Scholarship awarded to Engelhard resident

Apryl Peterson has received the Darragh Foundation Scholarship through the Beaufort County Community College Foundation.

Peterson, an Engelhard resident, earned a GED from Beaufort County Community College and is part of the nurse aide program.

Established in 1998 by Richard and Mildred Darragh, the Darragh family focuses on the impact of education in the communities it serves. The Darragh Foundation’s mission is “Helping to Improve the Lives of Others.” Scholarships from the foundation are awarded biannually to continuing education students seeking their high school equivalency diploma and students working towards an industry-recognized credential.

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