ASHEBORO (May 9, 2019)
Randolph Community College student Lisa Brown recently received a $500 scholarship from the North Carolina Computer Instruction Association (NCCIA) at the annual conference Wednesday, March 6, at East Carolina University.
Randolph Community College student Lisa Brown recently received the Paradigm Education Scholarship — a first for RCC.
Brown, an IT-Network & Cyber Security Specialist student, received the Paradigm Education Scholarship, which is sponsored by Paradigm Education, is meant to financially assist full-time students who are currently majoring in a computer program and who have completed at least one semester with a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average in their program.
“I was excited,” said Brown, who is the first RCC student to receive the scholarship. “It’s a great opportunity. I like being on the cutting edge and learning about new technology.”
NCCIA is a not-for-profit aimed at bringing together instructors from around the region that teach in the computing field, or use computers extensively for teaching.
“Lisa is a top-notch student,” Information Technology Department Head Curby Simerson said. “She makes me want to be a better instructor.”