Past Recipients

We awarded $91,000 in scholarships for 2021 to 17 high school students, 30 college students and 7 graduate students. Also, for the 8th year in a row, we donated $15,000 to Dare County High Schools to use toward the position of College Advisor in all three schools. Congratulations to all of our scholarship recipients!

2021 Recipients

Manteo High School Scholarship Recipients
Paige O'Neal, Taylor Harrison Scholarship, $4,000
Owen Clark, $3,500
Cory Sawyer, $3,500
Noah Goetsch, $2,000
Alexis Anderson, $2,000

First Flight High School Scholarship Recipients
Jaylin Fisher – Omie Tillett Scholarship, $4,000
Cassie Honeycutt – Warren O'Neal Scholarship, $4,000
Cullen McNinch, $2,000
Tristan York, $2,000
Jacob Thomas, $3,500

Cape Hatteras High School Scholarship Recipients
Eliza Quidley, Buddy Davis Scholarship, $4,000
Laura Hooper, $2,000
Hannan Curcio, $2,000
Andrew Austin, $2,000

Wanchese Christian Academy Scholarship Recipients
Amber Mann, $3,500
Oma Daniels, $2,000
Katie Thompson, $2,000

Graduate Students
Emily Brown, $1,500
Mary Quinn, $1,500
Kate Sutherland, $1,500
Mackenzie Ulmer-Meekins, $1,500
Brittany Copeland, $1,000
Ashleigh Dillion, $1,000
Zoe Smith, $1,000

College Students
Megan Savona, $1,500
Mabel Hathaway, $1,500
Ashlen James, $1,500
Katelyn Kelly, $1,500
Donna Barrios, $1,500
Madison Kebschull, $1,500
Alyssa Johnson, $1,500
Ian Johnson, $1,500
Bradley Granitzki, $1,000
Thomas Mahler, $1,000
Lara Cate Wright, $1,000
Hailee Reber, $1,000
Jackson Clagett, $1,000
Kristen Cordero, $1,000
Logan Cecil, $1,000
Jacob Brown, $1,000
Christian DeMarco, $1,000
Keegan Beasley, $1,000
Dylan Gray, $1,000
Will Brown, $1,000
Hannah Midgett, $1,000
Kayleann Jones, $1,000
Holly Peele, $1,000
Casper Wheeler, $1,000
Kimberly Herrera, $1,000
Hailey Merritt, $1,000
Tripp Phillips, $1,000
Brooke Kelly, $1,000
Caroline Gray, $1,000
Claudia Caudwell, $1,000

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2020 Recipients

Manteo High School Scholarship Recipients
Lara Cate Wright, Taylor Harrison Scholarship, $4,000
Donna Barrios, Omie Tillett Scholarship, $4,000
Kimberly Grande Herrera, Buddy Davis Scholarship, $4,000
Jake Brown, $3,500
Ashtyn Wescott, $2,000
Leanna Buchanan, $2,000
Rachel Midgette, $2,000
Cora Pate, $2,000
Bradley Granitzki, $2,000

First Flight High School Scholarship Recipients
Anna Beasley, $3,500
Katelyn Kelly, $3,500
Jackson Clagett, $2,000
Abigail Hite, $2,000
Kenneth Crawford, $2,000

Cape Hatteras Secondary School Scholarship Recipients
Ava Garry, Warren O'Neal Scholarship, $4,000
Dylan Gray, $3,500

Ocracoke High School Scholarship Recipients
Floyd Doshier, $2,000
David Styron, $2,000

Graduate Students
Lydia Hazelwonder, $1,500
Mary Quinn $1,500
Brittany Copeland, $1,500
Zoe Smith, $1,500
Macy Quidley, $1,000
Ashleigh Dillion, $1,000

College Students
Bailey Gray, $1,500
Wesley Mitchum, $1,500
Mackenzie Ulmer-Meekins, $1,500
Mabel Hathaway, $1,500
Megan Savona, $1,500
Ashlen James, $1,500
Ian Johnson, $1,500
Bladen Boyd, $1,500
Kelsea Sexton, $1,500
Madison Kebschull, $1,200
Cassie Toler, $1,000
Chandler Kelly, $1,000
Kristen Cordeiro, $1,000
Tripp Phillips, $1,000
Thomas Mahler, $1,000
Parks Kelly, $1,000
Christian Demarco, $1,000
Will Brown, $1,000
Sarah Quinn, $1,000
Hannah Midgett, $1,000
Hailey Merritt, $1,000
Karlene Ballance, $1,000
Brooke Kelly, $1,000
Hailee Reber, $1,000
Caroline Gray, $1,000
Holly Peele, $750
Kayleeann Jones, $750

Class of 2020

2019 Recipients

Manteo High School Scholarship Recipients
Holly Peele, Buddy Davis Scholarship, $4,000
Tripp Phillips, Omie Tillett Scholarship, $4,000
Tapango Daniels, $3,500
Hailey Merritt, $2,000
Charles Wesley Mithum, $2,000
Hailee Reber, $2,000

First Flight High School Scholarship Recipients
Thomas Mahler, Warren O'Neal Scholarship, $4,000
Kaleb Keeton, $3,500
Christian DeMarco, $2,000
Lee McNinch, $1,250
Dylan White, $1,250

Cape Hatteras Secondary School Scholarship Recipients
Morgan Fairbanks, Taylor Harrison Scholarship, $4,000
Jillian Webster, $3,500
Claudia Caldwell, $2,000
Samantha Smith, $2,000
Karlene Ballance, $1,250
Wheeler Ballance, $1,250
John Canning $1,250

Graduate Students
Taylor Cecil, $1,250
Bailey Gray $1,250
Lydia Hazelwonder, $1,250
Waverly Reibel, $1,000
Kira Hicks, $1,000
Ashleigh Champlin $1,000

College Students
Sarah Hayes, $1,250
Ashlen James, $1,250
Lauren Mahler, $1,250
Ian Johnson, $1,250
Edith Midgett, $1,250
Cassie Toler, $1,250
Mackenzie Ulmer-Meekins, $1,250
Alexander Allison, $1,000
Keegan Beasley, $1,000
Bladen Boyd, $1,000
Will Brown, $1,000
William Brown, $1,000
Logan Cecil, $1,000
Kristen Cordeiro, $1,000
James Craddock, $1,000
Caroline Gray, $1,000
Mabel Hathaway, $1,000
Emili James, $1,000
Kayleean Jones, $1,000
Chandler Kelly, $1,000
Parks Kelly, $1,000
Caitlyn Locke, $1,000
Kylee Mann, $1,000
Hannah Midgett, $1,000
William Midgett, $1,000
Macy Quidley, $1,000
Sarah Quinn, $1,000
Kelsea Sexton, $1,000
Madelyn Toler, $1,000
Donovan Twyne, $1,000

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2018 Recipients

Manteo High School Scholarship Recipients
Logan Cecil, Taylor Harrison Scholarship, $4,000
Ashlen James, Omie Tillett Scholarship, $4,000
Ian Johnson, Warren O'Neal Scholarship, $4,000
Max Allison, $3,500
William Brown, $3,500
Donovan Twyne, $3,500
James Craddock, $2,000
Kelsea Sexton, $2,000
Hannah Midgette, $2,000
Michael Allen, $1,250
Madison Kebschull, $1,250

First Flight High School Scholarship Recipients
Meghan Savona, Buddy Davis Scholarship, $4,000
Bladen Boyd, $2,000
Brooke Kelly, $2,000

Cape Hatteras Secondary School Scholarship Recipients
Carleton Martin – $2,000
Kayleeann Jones – $2,000
Caroline Gray – $2,000
Jasmine Quidley – $1,250

Wanchese Christian Academy Scholarship Recipient
Kylee Mann – $1,250

Graduate Students
Matthew Mahler, $1,000
Colby Sawyer, $1,000
Taylor Cecil, $1,000
Waverly Reibel, $1,000

College Students
Cassie Toler, $1,000
Mabel Hathaway, $1,000
Mackenzie Ulmer-Meekins, $1,000
Richard Segura, $1,000
Kate Sutherland, $1,000
Janie Midgett, $1,000
Maison Leonard, $1,000
Abby Haywood, $1,000
Keegan Beasley, $1,000
Zoe Smith, $1,000
Lauren Mahler, $1,000
Chandler Kelly, $1,000
Sarah Quinn, $1,000
Aaron Crum, $1,000
Bailey Gray, $1,000
Kristen Corderio, $1,000
Madelyn Toler, $1,000
Myra Caldwell, $1,000
Trent York, $1,000
Ashleigh Champin, $1,000
Kira Hicks, $1,000
Amber Copeland, $1,000
Emili James, $1,000
Sarah Hayes, $1,000
Bennett Gray, $1,000
Lisa Sabadic, $1,000
William Brown, $1,000
William Midgett, $1,000

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2017 Recipients

Manteo High School Scholarship Recipients
Mackenzie Ulmer-Meekins, Taylor Harrison Scholarship, $4,000
Aaron Crum, Buddy Davis Scholarship, $4,000
Benji Rippons, $3,500
Stephen Wheless, $2,000
Cassie Toler, $2,000
Keegan Beasley, $2,000
Mabel Hathaway, $1,000
Sydney-Lee Smith, $1,000
Maison Leonard, $1,000

First Flight High School Scholarship Recipients
Chandler Kelly, Omie Tillett Scholarship, $4,000
Brittany Graham, $3,500
Sarah Hayes, $3,000

Cape Hatteras Secondary School Scholarship Recipients
Caitlyn Setree, Warren O'Neal Scholarship, $4,000
Gabby Sadler, $2,500
Aron Stowe, $2,000

Wanchese Christian Academy Scholarship Recipient
Carson Wagner, $2,500

Graduate Students
Cameron Whitaker, $1,000
Matthew Mahler, $1,000

College Students
Edith Jane Midgett, $1,000
Alexis Gray, $1,000
Caitlin Locke, $1,000
Brittany Copeland, $1,000
Ricardo Segura Quilca, $1,000
Lydia Hazelwonder, $1,000
Parks Kelly, $1,000
Sarah Quinn, $1,000
Lauren Mahler, $1,000
Taylor Cecil, $1,000
Bailey Gray, $1,000
Zoe Smith, $1,000
Abby Haywood, $1,000
Lisa Sabadic, $1,000
Madeline Kinnisten, $1,000
Waverly Reibel, $1,000
Molly Kinnisten, $1,000
Colby Sawyer, $1,000
William Brown, $1,000
Bennett Gray, $1,000
Emili James, $1,000
Lauren Quinn, $1,000
John Winstead, $1,000
Amber Copeland, $1,000
Ashleigh Champlin, $1,000
Kate Sutherland, $1,000

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2016 Recipients

Manteo High School Scholarship Recipients
Caitlin Locke, Taylor Harrison Scholarship, $4,000
Cameron Buchanan, $3,000
Amber Copeland, $3,000
Maddie Kinnisten, $3,000
Maddie Kinnisten, In Memory of Billy Brown Scholarship, $300
Lacee Moore, $3,000
Meredith Booth, $2,000
Meredith Booth, In Memory of Billy Brown Scholarship, $300
Sarah Kate Quinn, $2,000
Jared Straub, $2,000
Janie Midgett, $1,000
Kirsten Cordeiro, $1,000

First Flight High School Scholarship Recipients
Parks Kelly, Omie Tillett Scholarship, $4,000
Lauren Mahler, $3,000

Cape Hatteras Secondary School Scholarship Recipients
George "Trey" Cunningham, Warren O'Neal Scholarship, $4,000
Macy Quidley, Buddy Davis Scholarship, $3,000
Bennett Gray, $2,000
Pamola Wright, $500

Graduate Students
Makani Dollinger, $1,000
Cameron Whitaker, $1,000

College Students
Myra Caldwell, $1,000
Ella Catoe, $1,000
Taylor Cecil, $1,000
Brittany Copeland, $1,000
Robert Easley, $1,000
Olivia Gaskins, $1,000
Alexis Gray, $1,000
Bailey Gray, $1,000
Abby Haywood, $1,000
Lydia Hazelwonder, $1,000
Matthew Mahler, $1,000
Skylr Peele, $1,000
Ricardo Quilca, $1,000
Mary V Quinn, $1,000
Waverly Reibel, $1,000
Ryan Scarborough, $1,000
Zoe Smith, $1,000
Bobby Anderson, $750
Emily Brown, $750
William Brown, $750
Asher Daniels, $750
Kira Hicks, $750
Emili James, $750
Molly Kinnisten, $750
Foster Mattingly, $750
Bailey Midgett, $750
Lauren Quinn, $750
Colby Sawyer, $750

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2015 Recipients

Manteo High School Scholarship Recipients
Waverly Reibel, Taylor Harrison Scholarship, $4,500
Abby Haywood, Omie Tillett Scholarship, $4,500
Ginger Shackelford, Buddy Davis Scholarship, $3,500
William Brown, Billy Brown Scholarship, $500
William Brown, $3,000
Emili James, $3,000
Bobby Anderson, $3,000
Parker Midgett, $3,000
Mckayla Creef, $2,000

First Flight High School Scholarship Recipients
Zoe Smith, Warren O'Neal Scholarship $4,500
Stephen Brake, $2,000
Taylor Pruitt, $2,000

Cape Hatteras Secondary School Scholarship Recipients
Ryan Scarborough, $3,000
Myra Caldwelll, $2,000

Graduate Student
Makani Dollinger, $1,200

College Students
Emily Brown, $1,200
Savannah Brown, $1,200
Ella Catoe, $1,200
Taylor Cecil, $1,200
Maggie Easley, $1,200
Robert Easley, $1,200
Zachary Endee, $1,200
Alexis Gray, $1,200
Bailey Gray, $1,200
Olivia Gaskins, $1,200
Matthew Mahler, $1,200
Sumner Mattingly, $1,200
Sommer Moore, $1,200
Skylr Peele, $1,200
Ricardo Quilca, $1,200
Mary V. Quinn, $1,200
Colby Sawyer, $1,200
Madee Toler, $1,200
Cameron Whitaker, $1,200
Kyle Andrews, $500
Tricia Cutler, $500
Asher Daniels, $500
Ian Folb, $500
Molly Kinnistin, $500
Foster Mattingly, $500
Bailey Midgett, $500

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2014 Recipients

Manteo High School Scholarship Recipients
Taylor Cecil, $3,000, Warren O'Neal Scholarship
Taylor Cecil, $500, Billy Brown Scholarship
Molly Kinnisten, $500, Billy Brown Scholarship
Brittany Copeland, $2,500
Asher Daniels, $2,500
Molly Kinnisten, $2,500
Tiffany Ezzell, $1,000
Lauren Quinn, $1,000
Lisa Sabadic, $1,000
Gainela Zafra, $1,000
Ella Catoe, $500
Austin Shackleford, $500
Trent York, $500

First Flight High School Scholarship Recipient
Lydia Hazelwonder, $3,000

Cape Hatteras High School Scholarship Recipients
Savannah Brown, $4,000, Taylor Harrison Scholarship
Ian Folb, $4000, Omie Tillet Scholarship
Alexis Gray, $2,500
Olivia Gaskins, $2,500
Bailey Gray, $1,000
Sumner Mattingly, $1,000
James Petetti, $1,000
Andrea Wilson, $500

Graduate Students
Kristen Krauss Vuyovich, $1,500
Makani Dollinger, $1,500

College Students
Emily Brown, $1,500
Mary V. Quinn, $1,500
Tricia Cutler, $1,500
Stevie Bradley, $1,500
Sommer Moore, $1,500
Colby Sawyer, $1,500
Matthew Mahler, $1,500
Robert Easley, $1,500
Maggie Easley, $1,500
Rebecca Meekins, $1,500
Kyle Andrews, $1,500
Chandler Smalley, $1,500
Cameron Whitaker, $1,500
Brianna James, $1,500
Bailey Midgett, $1,500
Avery Hooper, $1,500

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2013 Recipients

Manteo High School Scholarship Recipients
Colby Sawyer, $5,000, Taylor Harrison Scholarship
Colby Sawyer, $1,000, In Memory Of Billy Brown Scholarship
Becca Meekins, $5,000, Omie Tillett Scholarship
Kyle Andrews, $3,000
Brittany Rippons, $3,000

First Flight High School Scholarship Recipients
Matthew Mahler, $4,000, Warren O'Neal Scholarship
John Winstead, $4,000, Buddy Davis Scholarship

College Students
Emily Brown, $2,500
Tricia Cutler, $1,500
Savannah Smalley, $1,500
Maggie Easley, $1,500
Chandler Smalley, $1,500
Brianna James, $1,500
Paxton Gwin, $1,500
Mary V Quinn, $2,500
Stevie Bradley, $1,500
Cole Beasley, $1,500
Lindsay Fenyak, $1,500
Carley Creef, $1,500
Avery Hooper, $1,500
Adrian Burrus, $1,500
Barbara Olbrichova, $2,500
Sommer Moore, $1,500
Robert Easley, $1,500
Evan Andrews, $1,500
Cameron Whitaker, $1,500
Ashley Burrus, $1,500

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2012 Recipients

Manteo High School Scholarship Recipients
Carson Davis, $5,000
Brandon Payne, $4,000
Emily Brown, $1,500
Bailie Midgett, $1,500
Mary V Quinn, $1,000
Noah Hughes, $1,000

First Flight High School Scholarship Recipients
Ian Harrison, $1,000
Savannah Smalley, $1,000
Lensey Wilson, $1,000

Cape Hatteras Secondary School Scholarship Recipients
Kailee Pieno, $5,000
Cameron Whitaker, $4,000
Skyler Peele, $3,000
Maggie Easley, $3,000
Robert Easley, $1,500
Adrian Burrus, $1,500
Asa Balance, $1,500

College Students
Barbara Olbrichova
Paxton Gwin, $1,000
Caroline Harman-Scott, $1,000
Mariah James, $1,000
Sommer Moore, $1,000
Avery Hooper, $1,000
Cole Beasley, $1,000
Evan Andrews, $1,000
Ashley Burrus, $1,000
Chandler Smalley, $1,000
Stevie Bradley, $1,000
Paige Parks, $1,000
Tricia Cutler, $1,000
Lindsay Fenyak, $1,000

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2011 Recipients

Manteo High School Scholarship Recipients
Sommer Moore, $5,000
Hannah R Meekins, $4,000
Haley Daniels, $3,000
Cody Petrey, $3,000
Stevie Bradley, $1,000

First Flight High School Scholarship Recipients
Lindsay Fenyak, $5,000
Barbara Olbrichova, $4,000
Luke Mahler, $1,250
Chandler Smalley, $1,250
Mikey Sabadic, $1,000

College Students
Carly Creef, $2,000
Mariah James, $2,000
Evan Andrews, $2,000
Paige Parks, $1,000 Paxton Gwin, $2,000
Avery Hooper, $2,000
Ashley Burrus, $2,000
Jake Griffin, $500.00 Caroline Harman-Scott, $2,000
Cole Beasley, $2,000
Carson Dunn, $1,000
Rom Whitaker, $500


2010 Recipients

Cape Hatteras Secondary School Scholarship Recipients
Cole Beasley, $7,500
Carly Creef, $1,500
Evan Andrews, $1,500
Carson Dunn, $1,500
Chelsey Fenjak, $7,500
Ashley Burrus, $4,000
Avery Hooper, $4,000
Ian Callahan, 1,500
Paxton Gwin, $1,500

College Students
Daniel Midgett, $1,500
Caroline Harmon-Scott, $1,500
Mariah James, $1,500