Scholarship Spotlights

Blueberry’s Best

Gladys Sanchez

gladysCounty: Pender
Class Standing: Freshmen
College/University: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Intended Major: Business
Future Career: Accountant and Entrepreneur
Clubs/Organizations: Buckley Public Service Scholars, First Look, and CHipsA

Gladys’ favorite part about the NC Blueberry Festival is seeing families from the surrounding area come together to appreciate where they live. She also loves the sense of community created when people from the local farms, schools, businesses, police departments and fire departments collaborate to make the festival a success.

Kyndall Westerbeek

kyndallCounty: Duplin
Class Standing: Sophmore
College/University: East Carolina University
Intended Major: Adaptive Curriculum Special Education
Future Career:High School Teacher for Special Education Classes
Clubs/Organizations: Honors College at ECU, Education Community of Scholars

Kyndall’s favorite part about the NC Blueberry festival is that she is able to attend the festival with her entire family and there is something each of her family members can enjoy. She also loves the variety of the tasty blueberry treats available at the festival!