Connestee Falls Logo - 100px Connestee Falls • Brevard, NC 800.537.2001
Established 1971
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NC Mountain Community


Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program

Helping Our Transylvania County Students Afford College Since 1987

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Supported By

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  • Connestee Falls Residents, Families and Friends
  • Local Small Businesses and Corporations
  • Tournament Participants
  • Local Clubs and Organizations

2016 marks our 29th year of providing scholarship grants to college-bound student residents of Transylvania County. For the complete history of the program click here.

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Since 1987, we have raised more than $800,000 to help students attend college. This year a total of $66,000 -- $15,000 more than last year -- will be distributed equally among the schools. Which means we can help even more students afford college!

More than 500 students have been able to attend college in Brevard and all over the country because of the generosity of our community.

Students are selected for scholarship funds based on academic merit and financial need.

Scholarship-Program-Students-ConnesteeFalls-Brevard-NC The selection process is organized by the staff of the Transylvania County Public School System, Brevard College, and Blue Ridge Community College. Our Program participates in the selection of the high school students. The two colleges make awards through their own selection process

2016 Campaign

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Become A Sponsor

Many levels of sponsorship will entitle you to receive invitations to participate in one of our tournaments and receive invitations to our Celebration of Education Gala on September 16. You may designate the tournament you wish to sponsor when you make your donation.

Click here to download a copy of the 2016 Sponsorship Form.

2016 Sponsor Levels

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  • Platinum - $1,500
  • Diamond - $1,000
  • Gold - $600
  • Silver - $400
  • Bronze - $250
  • Mentor - $125

Recognition

When you donate at the Mentor level or above:

  • Your name will be posted on our Sponsor Board at the entrance to the Connestee Falls Clubhouse.
  • Your name will appear in the program for the Celebration of Education Gala.
  • You will be publicly thanked in the Transylvania Times.
  • Your donation at the Silver level or above will entitle you to tickets to our Celebration of Education Gala:
    • Silver Level - 2 Tickets
    • Gold Level - 4 Tickets
    • Diamond Level - 6 Tickets
    • Platinum Level - 8 Tickets

2016 Tournaments & Events Schedule

The Student Scholarship Fund receives strong support from several tournaments and events held at Connestee Falls facilities.

  • Casino Night - June 11
  • Tennis Tournament - July 15 & 16 - Contact the Tennis Committee to learn more.
  • Bocce Tournament - August 11 - Visit the Bocce Website.
  • Golf Tournament - September 16 & 17 (Rain Date Oct 29) - Visit the Golf Club Website to learn more.
  • Pickleball Tournament - September 23 & 24 - Visit the Pickleball Website to learn more.

2016 Celebration of Education Gala - September 16

The Celebration of Education Gala on September 16 is truly a night to remember! You will have a chance to meet the scholarship recipients and hear their stories. We acknowledge all our sponsors, hold an amazing Silent Auction, and serve delicious refreshments. Tickets are $35 per person. Contact the Scholarship Committee for additional information on the Celebration of Education Gala.



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Chair: Roxi Hewertson Co-Chair: Sarah Hysong
School Liaison: Bill Medl
Fundraising: Marge Versprille and Linda Fradley
Publicity: Vicki Held and Nancy Waclawek
Golf Event: Andy Phelps, Kathy Phelps and Trey Wyatt
Golf Breakfast and After Event: Candy Kaylor
Silent Auction and Raffle: Gaye Cawdery
GALA: Jackie Schulman and Kathy Medl
Treasurers: Paddy Cawdery and Will Toscani
Pickleball: Deb Richter, Eliot Butler and John Dreier
Tennis: Bob Coffin and Rick Salling
Bocce: Carl Burkhart
Sponsor Board: Carl Burkhart
Software: Jody Winfield
Advisory Board Members: Gay Coffin, Linda Hysong, Jim Lorah, Tom McMurray, and Deb Richter

Contact the Scholarship Committee to learn more about any of these opporutnities.

The Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your gift or donation may qualify for a deduction for tax purposes.