For her senior graduation project in 2011, Courtney Scott established The Carrie Elmore Award. Courtney’s cousin, Carrie Elmore, was a student at Central Middle School. She passed away in October 2012, at eleven years old, after battling Ewing Sarcoma since the age of five. The Carrie Elmore Award consists of $500.00 to help grant the wish of a K-8 Surry County Schools’ child who has a chronic or terminal illness.Ezra Goldbach, 18 years old, was a happy, kind hearted young man that had a contagious smile and laugh and loved being with his family and friends. He had a love for sports and he especially had a passion for golf. Ezra was a 2016 graduate of West Stokes High School in King, where he played on the golf team all through high school and was an “All Conference Player”. In January 2016 Ezra was accepted at Campbell University for the 5-year Lundy-Fetterman School of Business Program studying in Professional Golf Management. Ezra was making plans and had goals for his career and his future.Ezra Goldbach’s family and friends are honoring his life with a scholarship that will be awarded to an upcoming college student with academic merit that has goals for a brilliant future and an interest in golf.Recently established with the SCSEF, the Nathan Turner Award honors Nathan Turner who passed away in August 2021 while he was a student at the Surry Early College High School. The award consists of $250.00 to help "grant the wish" of a child at Copeland Elem, Central Middle, or Surry Early College High with a chronic or terminal illness.
The Nic Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship has been established through the Surry County Schools Educational Foundation. Nic was a great North Surry High student and athlete, and his family wants to honor him by providing a scholarship for another North Surry High student.