DCCC Foundation Annual Golf Tournament Raises Money for Student Scholarships, Programs

Golf Tournament Student Team

May 8, 2015 – Almost 200 golfers participated in the DCCC Foundation Golf TournamentThursday making the 24th annual event the largest tournament to date. Held at the newly renovated Colonial Country Club in Thomasville, proceeds from the tournament, one of the foundation’s biggest fundraisers of the year, will support scholarships and other programs for students at Davidson County Community College.

Liz GrubbDuring the morning Captain’s Choice round, a team from Rives & Associates took first place, while teams from Majic 99.9 FM and Breeden Insurance Services placed second and third. In the afternoon round, the Hugh Holliman team came in first, Wake Forest Health-Lexington Medical Center came in second and Orrell’s Food Service came in third in the Modified, Best Two Balls format. Don Clinard from Allied Foam of Thomasville won the longest putt contest, and Gig Hilton from Majic 99.9 FM of Lexington won closest to the pin.

“We want to thank all of the golfers who turned out for this year’s tournament. It was a beautiful day to come together inFollett Team support of the wonderful education and resources DCCC provides to our community,” said Larry Link, longtime chair of the DCCC Foundation Golf Committee. “We also want to thank Follett Higher Education, our event sponsor, and all of our other corporate sponsors for making this year’s tournament a great success.”

Proceeds from the tournament’s registration fees and sponsorships will support DCCC students who might not otherwise be able to pursue higher education. More than 80 percent of students enrolled at the college receive need-based financial assistance. The funding also helps maximize opportunities for all students through the many programs and new initiatives that make DCCC an exceptional resource for the community.

*Editor’s Note: Pictured in the first photo are DCCC students (left to right) Bradley Long, Lloyd Scarberry, Jacob Lamb and Zachary Rierson. In the second photo, DCCC student Liz Grubb prepares to putt during the annual DCCC Foundation Golf Tournament. In the third photo, Andy Rousch of the Follett Corporation, primary sponsor for the tournament, makes a chip shot with the encouragement of his Follett teammates (from left) Barry Waseleski, Brent Smith and John Shewmaker.

Founded in 1963, Davidson County Community College is noted for its quality educational programs and services. As one of 58 institutions within the North Carolina Community College System, DCCC offers studies in more than 50 degree programs. A fully accredited, multi-campus college, DCCC celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013 and is looking forward to serving students in Davidson and Davie counties for many years to come. The college is committed to developing minds, inspiring imaginations and preparing students for enhanced career and educational opportunities within a changing global environment. Visit Davidson County Community College at davidsonccc.edu.