Dr. Clayton A. Scott sets up scholarship to help Statesville Substantial School college students | Area Information

Dr. Clayton A. Scott spent virtually 48 several years absent from Statesville with his career in education, but he under no circumstances forgot his hometown. And he hardly ever forgot the price of the scholarship he been given when he left Statesville Senior High College and started his reports at Winston-Salem State University.

With the Dr. Clayton A. Scott #Mike Murrell Endowed Scholarship Fund, he hopes he can support students like him as they glance at continuing their education and learning immediately after leaving Statesville High College.

“I wished to support those people who are minimal-income who couldn’t manage it… I wanted them to have the opportunity to further more their education” Scott claimed.

Scott graduated from SHS ahead of graduating from Winston-Salem Point out in 1976. He then went on to continue his possess training at Ohio Point out College, Cheyney University, Temple College, and Stanford Hill College. Scott stated when working for Alphonso Deal in Pennsylvania, a point out consultant, training grew to become his emphasis as a vocation. He would retire as a retired Philadelphia Faculty District administrator ahead of coming again to Statesville.

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But that profession in instruction gave him more perspective on just how crucial it was for students, especially Black ones.

“From my encounters in via my life and my occupation, I located that particularly youthful Black youth with the obstacles that they are now going through, that training is the critical to results for them,” Scott claimed. “I want to see students coming from the significant school I graduated from getting to be productive citizens in modern society.”