RALEIGH, NC – Katelyn Richard, a junior at Belmont Abbey College majoring in Elementary Education, is the recipient of a $2,704 scholarship from Wells Fargo for the 2016-17 academic year. Katelyn is the daughter of Mary Anne and Bob Richard of Carthage.
Since 1954, Wells Fargo has provided more than $2.6 million in scholarships to North Carolina students with financial need through the Independent College Fund of North Carolina (ICFNC), a division of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities that provides scholarship aid and enrichment programs.
“Wells Fargo is pleased to continue our support for the Independent College Fund of North Carolina in providing scholarships for deserving students for nearly 60 years,” said Leslie Hayes, Business Banking Division manager for the Carolinas at Wells Fargo. “At Wells Fargo, we share the belief that supporting education is one of the most important investments we can make in our country’s future. We know the returns on an investment in a great education far exceed those from the best mutual funds.”
“For more than six decades, Wells Fargo has generously contributed to the success of countless students in achieving their educational goals,” said Hope Williams, president of North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities. “We are deeply appreciative of their ongoing commitment to independent higher education in North Carolina.”