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Message from the RCC Foundation Board President The Randolph Community College Foundation’s fundraising efforts during 2015-2016 focused on building relationships with our constituents and did not include a fundraising event. This was a change in direction from the previous six years in which we held Dancing with the Randolph Stars that provided over $620,000 for student scholarships. While this was a leap of faith for the RCC Foundation Board and staff, you made our efforts successful and enabled the Foundation to have its biggest fundraising year ever! During the 2015-2016 annual campaign, $336,617 was raised to support RCC and its students. This includes the establishment of 20 new endowed scholarships and 10 new designated scholarships. In addition to annual campaign gifts, the Foundation also received a $1 million gift from the Gene Haas Foundation to support Computer-Integrated Machining.

Dean Sexton President

More importantly, the Foundation provided over $612,000 to RCC and its students in 2015-2016. Direct support to students totaled nearly $295,000. This consisted of emergency grants for students facing unforeseen financial emergencies that could cause them to drop out of school, as well as scholarships to RCC students in credit and noncredit occupational courses. Program support and grants to RCC totaled over $318,000. This support includes new program start-up, equipment updates, and enhanced opportunities for students.

Dean Sexton

Baxter Hammer Vice President

Daffie Garris Treasurer

Shelley Greene Secretary (nonvoting)

Foundation Board of Directors Elizabeth H. Aldridge Steven E. Eblin Vickie H. Gallimore Daffie H. Garris James G. Gouty Neal Griffin III Dr. J. B. Griffith III Baxter Hammer Ann M. Hoover Curt Lorimer

Waymon Martin Gail H. McDowell Nicki McKenzie Daffie H. Garris Dr. Cynthia G. Schroder H. Dean Sexton Dr. Robert S. Shackleford Jr. F. Mac Sherrill Mini Singh

These are a few highlights from the 2015-2016 school year. More highlights plus donor recognition lists are included in the following pages. The RCC Foundation Board of Directors and I appreciate your support of RCC and its students. You are creating opportunities, changing lives, and meeting needs!


H. Dean Sexton President, RCC Foundation

Foundation Staff Shelley W. Greene Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement 336-633-0174

Lorie M. McCroskey Director of Development 336-633-1118

Joyce B. Wolford Executive Director, RCC Foundation 336-633-0295 • •


Profile for Randolph Community College

Randolph Community College Magazine - Fall 2016  

Randolph Community College Magazine - Fall 2016