Blackburn and Howard Receive Postgraduate Awards to Pursue Advanced Degrees

November 18, 2016

Congratulations to Allison Blackburn (c/o 2013) and Meghan Howard (c/o 2012) for being awarded scholarships to support their postgraduate studies!

Allison is a member of the Occupational Therapy Class of 2018 at the Medical University of South Carolina, and was recently elected President of her OT class. Meghan is pursuing her doctoral studies at Stanford University’s Mordecai Lab, which investigates how climate, species interactions and global change drive infectious disease dynamics in humans and natural ecosystems.

Read Allison’s press release here.


Read Meghan’s press release here.


New Trustee Appointment: Dennis Organ

We are thrilled that Mr. Dennis Organ was appointed in September as a new Alston-Pleasants Post-Graduate Scholars Fund Trustee!

Contact:  Alston-Pleasants Post-Graduate Scholars Fund
Alston-Pleasants Post-Graduate Scholars Fund Trustee Appointed

September 18, 2015.  Hon. Rebecca C. Spragins, Clerk of the Halifax County Superior Court, has appointed Dennis W. Organ, an Alston-Pleasants Scholar and 1966 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), to serve as a Trustee of the Alston-Pleasants Post-Graduate Scholars Fund…

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