2017 Norah Morris Memorial Scholarships
Presentation ~ July 1, 2017
The NCHJA is pleased to award college scholarships to two deserving young people. The Norah Morris Memorial Scholarship was established in 2006, by the North Carolina Hunter Jumper Association, in memory of Norah Morris. The scholarship fund, managed by the North Carolina Community Foundation, was established to honor Norah and the Morris family’s commitment to equestrian activities and to higher education.
Remembering Norah Morris, we thank and congratulate all 14 of our 2017 Norah Morris Scholarship applicants - all deserving young people!!
Congratulation to our 2017 Norah Morris Memorial Scholarships recipients!!
Both young ladies have maintained excellent academic records while being involved extensively in equestrian activities and the community.
We are proud to award the $1000 Norah Morris Scholarship to Olivia Williams of Cary, NC, a graduate of Green Hope High School with a 4.63 GPA. Olivia has shown extensively as a NCHJA member and has served on the NCHJA Board as the Junior Board Member. Olivia is on her way to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a major in Environmental Science.
We are proud to award the $500 Norah Morris Scholarship to Tia Sparks of Hickory, NC, a graduate of the NC School of Science and Mathematics with a 5.138 GPA. The barn has been Tia’s second home. She plans to continue to ride in college and major in Mathematics and Art History.