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
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: the Founder’s Scholarship and the Next Step 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.
The 2017 Founder’s Scholarship 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 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation of the Triad
For more information on scholarships, please call us at (866) 691-0607.