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BEMC Awards Sports Camp Scholarships
To Local Students
May 15, 2013 -
Brunswick County, NC - Brunswick Electric Membership
Corporation is awarding two local students Touchstone
Energy Sports Camp scholarships to summer basketball
camps at two of the state's largest college campuses.
Tyson of Leland Middle School will attend the N.C. State
Women's Basketball Camp, and D'Kwanshe Stanley of
Shallotte Middle School will attend the Roy Williams
Carolina Basketball Camp, both on full scholarships from
BEMC. Clara is the daughter of Beth Tyson. D'Kwanshe is
the son of LaChella and Joseph Stanley.
"Brunswick Electric is pleased to give these outstanding
students the opportunity to experience life on a college
campus and the chance to learn from NCAA coaches and
student-athletes," said Judy Gore, vice president of
customer services at BEMC. "These camps teach valuable
lessons that students can apply in their lives both on
and off the court."
D'Kwanshe were selected by a panel of judges based on an
application that included academic achievements,
extracurricular activities, an essay and a short-answer
question. D'Kwanshe's selection shows that persistence
pays both on and off the court, as this was the second
year that he applied.
At the overnight
camps, students will stay in dorms and soak up lessons
on the hardwoods from the collegiate coaching staffs and
student-athletes. The staff of the N.C. State women's
camp includes head coach Wes Moore, who joined the
Wolfpack women in April after 15 seasons at Chattanooga,
and current N.C. State women's basketball players. The
Roy Williams camp is led by two-time NCAA national
championship coach Roy Williams and current and past Tar
Heel basketball players. Staff at both camps will work
closely with each camper to develop fundamental
basketball skills and encourage them to work as a team
and set and achieve goals.
The N.C. State
Women's Basketball Camp will be held Aug. 1-4 in
Raleigh, and the Roy Williams Carolina Basketball Camp
will be held June 15-19 in Chapel Hill.
paid scholarships, sponsored by North Carolina's
Touchstone Energy cooperatives, provide funding for more
than 50 middle-school students from across North
Carolina to attend basketball camp. This is the tenth
year that Touchstone Energy has awarded young women
scholarships to attend an N.C. State women's basketball
camp and the eighth year that the cooperatives have sent
young men to the Roy Williams camp.
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