Gravely Foundation Supports Local College Students


3 Men posing with a check and 2 shaking hands

Left to right: Eddie Coats, Winston Lea and Dr. Dewey Clark

ROCKY MOUNT, NORTH CAROLINA –Gravely Foundation has selected to support the Gravely Foundation Annual Scholarship for another fiscal year. The Foundation has been supporting Wesleyan College for over 40 years. The Gravely Scholarship is awarded annually and preference is given to students from Nash, Edgecombe, Wilson, Halifax and Franklin counties.

The Gravely Foundation was created in 1945 by the children of the late J.O.W. Gravely and Lula Keen Gravely to honor their parents, and in particular their belief that all boys and girls should have the opportunity to advance themselves through education. Over the last four decades, the foundation has provided over $800,000 in funds to support student aid programs at North Carolina Wesleyan College.

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