- Missouri Alston-Pleasants, Founder of the Alston-Pleasants Scholars Fund
- The Hon. Alice Faye Hunter, Clerk of Superior Court, Franklin County
- The Hon. Rebecca C. Spragins, Clerk of Superior Court, Halifax County
- The Hon. Richard E. Hunter, Jr., Clerk of Superior Court, Warren County
- Dan Thornton, Associate Director, Merit Based Scholarships, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Office of Scholarships and Student Aid
- To Patricia Scott, great-niece of Missouri Alston Pleasants, for her continued interest in the fund.