Special to Iredell Free News

Mitchell Community College Foundation and Endowment for Excellence recently announced the establishment of a new current use scholarship, the Scott L. McClure Scholarship.

Scott L. McClure

The fund was established by the McClure family in memory of Mitchell alumnus Scott L. McClure. Born on July 4, 1997, McClure was the son of Ricky Lee McClure and Jeanna Marie Stamper McClure.

McClure had a love of learning and a deep passion for computers, building his first computer at the age of 13. Upon graduating from Statesville High School, McClure attended Mitchell Community College. He graduated in 2017 with his Associate in Arts degree and a 3.2 grade point average. His love for and knowledge of computers helped him grow in his career in the IT field. McClure passed away unexpectedly on September 8, 2020.

Individuals may make a gift to the scholarship online at mitchellcc.edu/give or they may send their contribution to Mitchell Community College, 500 W. Broad Street, Statesville, NC 28677. Checks can be written to Mitchell Community College. Please note the Scott L. McClure Scholarship in the memo line.

About Mitchell Community College

Mitchell Community College serves 9,000 students annually through a variety of curriculum, continuing education and workforce development programs. With campuses in Statesville and Mooresville, Mitchell offers quality, affordable education options to residents of Iredell County and the surrounding area. For more information, visit mitchellcc.edu or call (704) 878-3200 (Statesville Campus) or (704) 663-1923 (Mooresville Campus).

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