Scholarship

The steering committee of the Young Professionals of Pitt County is proud to sponsor one of its members in the Greenville-Pitt Leadership Institute (LI) through its annual YP Leadership Scholarship. The LI is an eight-month (September – May) program offering valuable information and hands-on experiences designed to enhance leadership potential, channel personal strengths and cultivate interest in community service. The YP Leadership Scholarship will cover the entire cost of the program which is a $1,250 value. In order to qualify for the scholarship you must be a member in good standing of the Young Professionals of Pitt County and your employer must be a member in good standing of the Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce.

To apply for the YP Leadership Scholarship, please follow the instructions below:

  • Fill out the required Leadership Institute application (2018 application deadline August 3, 2018).
  • Provide one (1) letter of reference which will suffice for the required letter of reference for other applicants not associated with the YPs.
  • Compose a 100-word write-up detailing why you would like to participate in the LI and submit the write-up with your application.

The deadline to apply for the scholarship is Friday, August 10, 2018 no later than 5:00 PM. Please mail, fax or email your application to: Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce Attn: Leadership Institute 302 S. Greene St. Greenville, NC 27834 Fax: (252) 752-5934 Email: Kate Teel The Leadership Institute advisory committee will carefully review each application and award the scholarship based on the information submitted. Whether you are awarded the YP Leadership Scholarship or not, your application will be considered for participation in the Greenville-Pitt LI. *Please note the time commitment and attendance policy required of Leadership Institute participants.

2017-18 Participants   

Jon Anderson, Market President – BB&T

     Jason Arnold, Project Superintendent – T.A. Loving Company

     Steven Asby, Associate Director, Academic Advising & Support Center – ECU

Becky Avery, Vice President, Investments – Warner, Hood & Culpepper Family Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors

     Michael Brohawn, Practice Administrator– Orthopaedics East & Sports Medicine

     Adam Denney, Associate Director, Employer Relations – ECU

     Connor Duke, Regional Manager – Hill, Chesson & Woody

     Mark Ellingwood, Store Manager – U.S. Cellular

     John Filo, Recruiter – U.S. Army

     Belinda Harrington, Engineering Configuration Analyst – Hyster-Yale Group

     Missy Howell, Breast Imaging Center Manager – Eastern Radiologists

Sierra Jones, Communications Manager – Greenville-Pitt County Convention & Visitors Bureau

     Kim Kazda, House Operations Director – Ronald McDonald House of ENC

     Lisa Kirby, Civil Engineer III – City of Greenville

     Worth Lewis, Project Manager – C.A. Lewis

     Dale Mills, Police Sergeant – City of Greenville

     Brian Murphy, Electric Engineering Coordinator – Greenville Utilities Commission

     LaTonya Nixon, Preachers in Training Administrator – Koinonia Christian Center

     Neil Patel, Administrator, Operations – Vidant Medical Center

     Lena Previll, Human Resources Manager – Greenville Utilities Commission

     Lauren Seymour, Young Professionals Scholarship/CareMaster

     Winston Shade, Financial Sales Manager – First Citizens Bank

     Ernest Simons, AVP, Information & Technology – Pitt Community College

     Andy Street, Division Demand & Logistics Manager – Hyster-Yale Group

     Kevin Swindell, Transportation Manager – Domtar Personal Care

     Sarah von Stein, Internal Auditor – ECU

     Christi Williamson, Neighborhood Liaison – City of Greenville

     Charlene Wilson, VP of Human Resources – Vidant Medical Center

     Meghan Woolard, Executive Director – Ronald McDonald House of ENC