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Seniors Awarded Partners for Life Scholarships

5/29/2019

FAYETTEVILLE – Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation and Cape Fear Valley Blood Donor Center have partnered to award scholarships to eight Cumberland County Schools seniors for helping organize school blood drives.

The $500 scholarships were awarded to:

  • Dalton Godwin and Savanna Scott. Cape Fear High School
  • Darell Swett, E.E. Smith High School
  • Brena Ward, Jack Britt High School
  • Erykah Florence and Chaterlee Pamintuan, Pine Forest High School
  • Priscilla Boaheng, South View High School
  • Chkylle Boado, Westover High School

To qualify, each student had to be nominated after helping organize at least two blood drives with the Blood Donor Center during the past school year. They also had to maintain a good GPA and plan to pursue a health sciences or health occupations degree.

The scholarship is funded through donations to Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation. All blood donated during the drives help patients at Cape Fear Valley Health.

The Blood Donor Center and Cumberland County Schools have partnered to hold Partners for Life blood drives in area schools for 20 years. The donated blood typically provides half the blood supply used at Cape Fear Valley during school year months.

For more information about the Partners for Life scholarship for rising seniors, visit www.cfvfoundation.org.

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