Dwayne Benson Ball Jr. Awarded HCHS Scholarship

Mon Jul 6, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Hamilton County High School Scholarship Winner

Dwayne Benson Ball Jr. receives two-year NFC scholarship

2020 HCHS Scholarship Winner Dwayne Benson Ball, Jr. MADISON, FL (July 2020) - The North Florida College Foundation is pleased to announce the winner of the 2020 Hamilton County High School Scholarship Drawing. Dwayne Benson Ball Jr., a graduating senior at HCHS received a two-year, tuition paid scholarship to NFC. The scholarship drawing is the first in the NFC Foundation’s Operation Outreach Project, an outreach initiative that will include all six counties in the NFC service area.

Dwayne is a lifelong resident of Hamilton County and has been an active member of marching band, JROTC and the track and field team at HCHS. He plans to attend NFC to pursue a certificate in Practical Nursing. After completing the LPN program, Dwayne hopes to continue his education in the LPN-RN bridge program. Dwayne says that he is drawn to a career in the medical field because of his personal experience. He hopes to use his degree to work in a cranio-facial clinic, helping children with facial differences.

Dwayne was presented with a scholarship check in June by Elesta Pritchett, NFC Foundation Scholarship Committee Chairman and Annabelle Scott, NFC Foundation Scholarship Coordinator.

“The mission of NFC Foundation is to nurture and assist students in reaching their goals,"said Judy Lundell, NFC Resource Development Director. "The NFC Foundation wishes to congratulate Dwayne Benson Ball, Jr. who is receiving a two-year tuition scholarship as part of our Operation Outreach Project in Hamilton County.”

Above Photo: NFC Foundation Board Member Elesta Pritchett, left, and NFC Scholarships Coordinator Annabelle Scott, right, present a tuition scholarship award to Dwayne Benson Ball Jr.