Garden club awards scholarship


Ta’Jerick Jones, left, sits with Rocky Mount Garden Club Scholarship Chairwoman Janet Bethune at the club's annual luncheon at The Main Course.


From Contributed Reports

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Ta’Jerick Jones, a student at Edgecombe Community College, recently joined the ladies of the Rocky Mount Garden Club for their annual luncheon at The Main Course.

The club awards a scholarship each year during their luncheon.

Jones was chosen as this year’s recipient of the scholarship.

He earned an associate dgree at Edgecombe Community College, where he worked as a work-study student throughout his two years attending. He will be attending N.C. State University in the fall with plans to major in criminology. Jones has a long-term goal to attend law school once he completes his bachelor’s degree.

The club awards a local community college student with a scholarship each spring at their luncheon as one of their civic projects.