On Tuesday, the NC State College of Education announced it received a $7.25 million charitable grant from the Anonymous Trust to establish the Transformational Scholarship Program. The program will prepare 100 teachers in Eastern North Carolina with fewer resources but greater needs.
Below is a look at some of the reactions on social media from educators and stakeholders across North Carolina.
From Nation Hahn, director of growth for EducationNC:
A huge gift for Eastern NC. https://t.co/k4H0dnAzaG
— Nation Hahn (@NationHahn) June 2, 2021
From North Carolina Superintendent for Public Instruction Catherine Truitt:
— NC Superintendent Catherine Truitt (@CTruittNCDPI) June 2, 2021
From Leah Sutton, a 2009 graduate of NC State’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences and vice president of the non-profit BEST NC:
— Leah Sutton (@LeahSuttonNC) June 2, 2021
From Alicia Hatmaker ‘19MED, a high school social studies teacher in Wake County:
This is INCREDIBLE news! https://t.co/gCdhwQwXv7
— Ms. Hatmaker (she/her) (@MsHatmaker) June 1, 2021
From Anita Brown-Graham, Gladys Hall Coates Distinguished Professor of Public Law and Government at University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and director of the ncIMPACT Initiative:
This is terrific news!!!
— Anita Brown-Graham (@Anita4NC) June 2, 2021
From Matt Bristow-Smith, the principal of Edgecombe Early College High School and 2019 North Carolina Principal of the Year:
— Matt Bristow-Smith (@MBristow_Smith) June 2, 2021