This article originally appeared in the November 2021 issue of North Carolina Lawyer Magazine. Read the complete article written by Jessica Junqueira and view all NC Lawyer issues at ncbar.org/nc-lawyer.
The Young Lawyers Division has selected four individuals as recipients of the scholarships for children of slain or permanently disabled North Carolina law enforcement officers. The funding for the scholarships is made possible by the Hubert B. Humphrey Justice Fund North Carolina Bar Foundation Endowment. The total amount of the scholarships for 2021-22 exceeded $5,000.
The 2021-22 recipients are:
- Amber Beaman
- Ashley Campbell
- Joshua Pyle
- Andrew Weaver
To be eligible to receive the scholarship, individuals must meet the following criteria:
- Applicants must be the natural, adopted or stepchild of a North Carolina Law Enforcement Officer permanently disabled or killed in the line of duty.
- Applicants must submit their application on or before 27 years of age.
- Applicants must provide proof of enrollment or admission as a full-time student to one of the following: an accredited four-year college or university; an accredited community college or technical college; or an accredited law school.