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Scholarship Winner DEWAYNE BENSON BALL JR. HAMILTON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL 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 2-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 craniofacial 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 NFC Foundation Board Member Elesta Pritchett, left, and NFC Scholarships Coordinator Annabelle Scott, right, present a tuition scholarship award to Dewayne Benson Ball Jr. goals. The NFC Foundation wishes to congratulate Dwayne Benson Ball, Jr. who is receiving a 2-year Tuition Scholarship as part of our Operation Outreach Project in Hamilton County,” said Judy Lundell, NFC Resource Development Director. SUMMER 2020 | CONNECTIONS MAGAZINE 13