Current news items of interest to Brunwick County Republican Women

2017 JACKIE ILER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

We are happy to announce that we will again be offering two $1,000 scholarships to young women who are graduating high school seniors planning to attend college.   Students at the Brunswick County High Schools, Brunswick Academy, Brunswick County Early College Program, and private schools, along with home-schooled students, are strongly encouraged to apply.  Applicants must submit a 500-550 word essay on the topic, “Why Is America Exceptional?”  Scholarships will be awarded based on the essay, academics, school and community involvement, and communications skills.  Application materials have been distributed to the guidance departments at each public high school and will be available on this website shortly.  Entries must be postmarked no later than April 21, 2017, and must be accompanied by the application form, two letters of reference (one from a teacher), high school transcript, and voter registration information.

Jackie Iler Memorial Scholarship

scholarship winners 2016

HERE ARE THE TWO WINNERS OF OUR “JACKIE ILER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP” FOR 2016:  MICHELLE EDDINGER AND EMILY TYSON, SHOWN HERE WITH OUR PRESIDENT, MARY STILWELL, AND JUDGE PAULINE HANKINS.  GREAT JOB, LADIES!

 

SOME HISTORY ON THIS SCHOLARSHIP:

Brunswick County Republican Women are honored to rename their scholarship the “Jackie Iler Memorial Scholarship,” in recognition of the valuable contributions the late Mrs. Iler made to the community, the Republican Women, and especially to this scholarship program.

Two $1,000 scholarships will be offered.  Eligible are young women who are planning to attend college and who are graduating high school seniors.

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Governor Pat McCrory’s Newsletter, November 25, 2013

Gov. McCroryGovernor Pat McCrory’s newsletter for the week of November 25, 2013.  Topics: Governor Makes Economic Development Tour of California, Hosts Q&A Session from Facebook Headquarters; Lifesavers, Educators Among State Employees Presented Governor’s Award for Excellence; Coach Smith Presented with Nation’s Highest Honor; Dr. Julius Chambers Honored with Spirit of NC Award; Department of Health and Human Services Marks 40th Anniversary of Office of Rural Health; Six North Carolinians Receive the NC Award, State’s Highest Civilian Award; Soap Produced by Prison Inmates Contributes to Philippines Typhoon Relief Effort.  Read More

Governor Pat McCrory’s Newsletter, November 18, 2013

Seal of Office of NC GovernorGovernor Pat McCrory’s newsletter for the week of November 18, 2013.  Topics: GE Aviation Breaks Ground in Asheville, Bosh Global Expansion Bringing Jobs to Cumberland County, Governor and First Lady Help Rescued Dogs Find Homes, Governor McCrory Hosts Metro Mayors, Task Force on Safer Schools Announced, Governor McCrory Meets with NC Business Committee for Education, Governor McCrory Tours Novozymes, Commemorating NC’s Oldest Broadcast Station, Update on the Linville Forest Fires.  Read More

Governor Pat McCrory’s Newsletter, November 12, 2013

Seal of Office of NC GovernorGovernor Pat McCrory’s newsletter for the week of November 12, 2013.  Topics: Gov. McCrory Honors Veterans; Governor McCrory Convenes Teacher Advisory Committee, Talks Long Term Solutions to Improve Education and Support Teachers; AW NC Expanding Existing Facility Building New Facility to Create 41 Jobs; Teleflex Creating 75 Jobs in Morrisville; Touring Klaussner Home Furnishings; Military Economic Impact Study; Dog Adoption and Humane Awards; Celebrating the inspiration, example, and 95th birthday of the Rev. Dr. Billy Graham.  Read More

Governor Pat McCrory’s Newsletter, November 4, 2013

Seal of Office of NC GovernorGovernor Pat McCrory’s newsletter for the week of November 4, 2013.  Topics: Groundbreaking for MetLife Bringing 2,600 Jobs to NC; Gov. McCrory Meets with the NC Education Cabinet; Governors Convene at Governor John Motley Morehead Forum for Economic Development; Touring Altec and Glen Raven Facilities; Releasing Aid for Three Counties to Assist in Storm Recovery; Gov. McCrory – No Special Session to Expand Medicaid; Gov. McCrory Addresses the General Federation of Women’s Clubs Southeastern Region Annual Meeting; Announcing Appointments to the Medicaid Advisory Council; Fortify Reconstruction Project Begins on I-40/440; Honoring Our Fallen Heroes; Celebrating Halloween at the Governor’s Mansion.  Read More

Governor Pat McCrory’s Newsletter, October 28, 2013

Seal of Office of NC GovernorGovernor Pat McCrory’s newsletter for the week of October 28, 2013.  Topics: Gov. McCrory Announces 110 Jobs Coming to Gaston County with Owens Corning; Huber+Suhner Relocate North American Headquarters to NC; Polymer Manufacturer Expansion will Bring 76 Jobs to Rutherford County; Gov. McCrory Opens New Rocky Mount Facility at Hospira, Bringing 200 Jobs; Turnip Greens Grown at Prison Farms Donated to NC Food Banks; Heritage Foundation “A Conversation with a Reformer – How the States are Leading the Way”; Gov. McCrory Addresses the NC Bankers Association, Talks Reform; Gov. McCrory Announces Additional Funding for Transportation Rural Planning Organizations; Gov. McCrory Tells Christian Businessmen Faith is Critical to Leadership; Honoring Dorothy Helms; Del McCoury Highway Dedication.  Read More

Governor Pat McCrory’s Newsletter, October 21, 2013

Seal of Office of NC GovernorGovernor Pat McCrory’s newsletter for the week of October 21, 2013.  Topics: RC Creations to Bring 120 Jobs, Invest $25 Million in Pender County; Governor McCrory Releases Aid for Food Banks; Groundbreaking at Wake Tech Community College; Fidelity Investments Opens New Facility at RTP; Agreement to Open the Great Smoky Mountains National Park;Workforce Development Partnership Conference with Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker; Happy Birthday, Governor!  Read More