About The Crumley Roberts’ Education
Advancement and Leadership Center

Providing Growth Opportunities Through Various Learning and Scholarship Programs

Established in 2014, the mission of the Crumley Roberts Education Advancement and Leadership Center is to promote life-long learning through programs designed to enhance scholarship, leadership and professional development opportunities for our employees and for individuals within the communities we serve. Through our center, we support many programs across the state of North Carolina, South Carolina and beyond.

Mission Statement

Established in 2014, the mission of the Crumley Roberts Education Advancement and Leadership Center is to promote life-long learning through programs designed to enhance scholarship, leadership and professional development opportunities for our employees and for individuals within the communities we serve

Leadership Classes

Rising Stars Leadership Class:

We believe that the love of learning needs to start early. Through our Rising Stars Leadership Program, we partner with our local middle schools to bring a leadership program to our youth. Spearheaded by our Crumley Roberts team, we think that the benefits of knowing key leadership traits will help the leaders of tomorrow.

Non-Profit Leadership Class:

Through our partnership with the Guilford Non-Profit Consortium we are proud to have hosted the first ever Non-Profit Emerging Leadership Class this past Spring of 2017. We hosted over 18 different leaders from non-profit organizations across the Triad.

Through our partnership with the Guilford Non-Profit Consortium we are proud to have hosted the first ever Non-Profit Emerging Leadership Class this past Spring of 2017. We hosted over 18 different leaders from non-profit organizations across the Triad.

Scholorships

Next Step and Founder’s Scholarship Program:

For over 25 years, Crumley Roberts has believed that continued learning is the key to success. To bring this concept to life, we began the Crumley Roberts Scholarship Program, which to date has provided over $215,000 in scholarships and technology to help college-bound North Carolinians start on the road to success. We are proud to invest in students who demonstrate a commitment to learning and to their community, with our ultimate aim to provide the encouragement and support needed to help students achieve their dreams. Crumley Roberts offers two types of scholarships for North Carolina students in 2017:

Founder’s Scholarship

The Founder’s Scholarship of $2,500 is awarded to high school students who attended a North Carolina high school and who will attend an accredited four-year college or university in the coming fall.

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The deadline to apply for either scholarship is Friday, January 19 th

Next Step Scholarship

The Next Step Scholarship of $2,500 is awarded to North Carolina community college students who will be transferring to an accredited four-year college or university in the coming fall.

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The deadline to apply for either scholarship is Friday, January 19th

The 2017 Selection Committee

  • Tamara Clarke – Head of Administration, City of Greensboro
  • Paul Russ – VP of Marketing and Development at Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Stephanie Frazier – Lead Client Executive for Level 3 Communications
  • Lynn Wooten – VP of Marketing and Public Relations at Well Spring Retirement Center
  • Eleanor Schaffner-Mosh – Executive Director Juvenille Diabetes
  • Research Foundation of the Triad
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    Kenneth Xu Chapel Hill, NC
    Kenneth Xu

    Hometown: Chapel Hill, NC – School: North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics Kenneth plans to pursue a degree in Environmental Studies at a university still to be determined upon graduating this year. Kenneth has a longstanding commitment to conservation as the founder of the Student Environmental Education Coalition, a 501(c)(3) that promotes environmental literacy for students. Kenneth was recently awarded the John Goddard Prize for Environmental Conservancy. Additionally, he has performed research with Duke University scientists which examines the effects of air pollution exposure on prenatal children. Kenneth is also a first chair clarinetist with the All-National Concert Band and an accomplished pianist. We are proud to announce Kenneth Xu as a recipient of the 2017 Crumley Roberts Founder’s Scholarship. Senior Awards – 05/25/2017

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    Sarah Eagan Gastonia, NC
    Sarah Eagan

    Hometown: Gastonia, NC – School: Highland School of Technology Sarah Eagan will pursue a degree in International Affairs/Political Science at the University of Virginia this fall. Sarah founded Teen Talks, an organization designed to help teenagers cope with various forms of abuse in a caring and supportive environment. Sarah is also an International Student Diplomat, facilitating international relations through foreign exchange events between the United States and South America. She serves as the chapter President of HOSA, a school organization for future health professionals, as well as the President of HOSA’s Executive Council. She was invited to compete at an international competition in Forensic Medicine through HOSA International. We are proud to announce Sarah Eagan as a recipient of the 2017 Crumley Roberts Founder’s Scholarship. Senior Awards – 06/10/2017

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    Avra Janz Wilmington, NC
    Avra Janz

    Hometown: Wilmington, NC School: North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics Avra Janz plans to attend either UNC- Chapel Hill or the University of Chicago to study public policy this fall. Avra researched the impact of affirmative action policies on public health during an internship with Duke University. She served as co-captain of the state runner-up Ethics Bowl team. Avra is active in journalism, serving as the Chief Publication Editor of Broad Street Scientific, a student-run science research journal. She serves as an Executive Board Officer of Jóvenes Para Ayudar, a 501(c)(3) promoting education in Hispanic communities. We are proud to announce Avra Janz as a recipient of the 2017 Crumley Roberts Founder’s Scholarship. Senior Awards – 05/25/2017

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    Edly Massanga Kings Mountain, NC
    Edly Massanga

    Hometown: Kings Mountain, NC School: Cleveland Community College Edly Massanga will pursue a degree in Foreign Languages and Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill this fall. Edly served as the President of Phi Theta Kappa at Cleveland Community College and worked as a substitute teacher in Cleveland County Schools. She is fluent in French, Haitian Creole, and English, and is learning Spanish. Edly has maintained a perfect 4.0 grade point average in her studies at Cleveland Community College while working to help support her family in Haiti. Her professors glow at her commitment to her studies and to her dream of teaching language as a way of crafting global citizens. We are proud to announce Edly Massanga as a recipient of the 2017 Crumley Roberts Next Step Scholarship.

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    Brooke Walz Asheville, NC
    Brooke Walz

    Hometown: Asheville, NC School: A-B Technical Community College Brooke Walz will pursue a degree in Nursing at Western Carolina University this fall. For twenty years, Brooke has worked at law firms, serving as a passionate advocate for clients and preparing them for their day in court. Her passion for people will continue to show through as she pursues an accelerated degree in nursing. We are proud to announce Brooke Walz as a recipient of the 2017 Crumley Roberts Next Step Scholarship.

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    Haley Warren Goldsboro, NC
    Haley Warren

    Hometown: Goldsboro, NC School: Wayne Community College Haley Warren will pursue a degree in Agribusiness at the University of Mount Olive this fall. Haley served as a Wayne Community College Ambassador and volunteer for the Southern Wayne Youth Athletic Association. She was heavily involved with FFA in high school, placing in Agricultural Sales and finishing in the top ten percent in Livestock Judging. We are proud to announce Haley Warren as a recipient of the 2017 Crumley Roberts Next Step Scholarship.

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