NCSPRA Scholarships

  • The North Carolina School Public Relations Association (NCSPRA) is pleased to support professional development opportunities for its members by offering two scholarships.  The scholarships are available to use toward expenses to attend the National Seminar presented by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA).  
     
    • Bonnie Reidy Mentor Legacy Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to a member who has up to three years of work experience in school public relations and has never attended a National Seminar.  It is named in honor of Bonnie Reidy, a former NCSPRA president who served Gaston County Schools as Chief Communications Officer before retiring in 2013.
     
    • Nora Carr Presidential Scholarship
    This scholarship is available to a member who has not attended a National Seminar in the past three years.  It is named in honor of Nora Carr, a former NSPRA president who currently works as the Chief of Staff for Guilford County Schools in Greensboro.
     
    Applications must be received by NCSPRA by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 16, 2018. Applications must be emailed to ncspra@gmail.com.
     
    • Past Scholarship Recipients
     
    Bonnie Reidy Mentor Legacy Scholarship
    2017   Lisa Lane, Perquimans County Schools
    2016   Faith Jackson, Clinton City Schools
    2015   Lori Carlin, Chatham County Schools
     
    Nora Carr Presidential Scholarship
    2017   Valerie Newton, Bladen County Schools
    2016   Tahira Stalberte, Union County Public Schools
    2015   Patricia Harmon-Lewis, Harnett County Schools