Scholarship Recipients

In 2019, Dare County Boat Builders Foundation awarded $83,250 in scholarships to 18 high school students, 30 college students and 6 graduate students.  Also, for the 6th year in a row, we donated $15,000 to Dare County High Schools to use toward the position of College Advisor in all three schools. Congratulations students!

2019 Recipients

Manteo High School Scholarship Recipients
Holly Peele,  Buddy Davis Scholarship, $4,000
Tripp Phillips, Omie Tillett Scholarship, $4,000
Tapango Daniels, $3,500
Hailey Merritt, $2,000
Charles Wesley Mithum, $2,000
Hailee Reber, $2,000

First Flight High School Scholarship Recipients
Thomas Mahler, Warren O’Neal Scholarship, $4,000
Kaleb Keeton, $3,500
Christian DeMarco, $2,000
Lee McNinch, $1,250
Dylan White, $1,250

Cape Hatteras Secondary School Scholarship Recipients

Morgan Fairbanks, Taylor Harrison Scholarship, $4,000
Jillian Webster, $3,500
Claudia Caldwell, $2,000
Samantha Smith, $2,000
Karlene Ballance, $1,250
Wheeler Ballance, $1,250
John Canning $1,250

Graduate Students
Taylor Cecil, $1,250
Bailey Gray $1,250
Lydia Hazelwonder, $1,250
Waverly Reibel, $1,000
Kira Hicks, $1,000
Ashleigh Champlin $1,000

College Students
Sarah Hayes, $1,250
Ashlen James, $1,250
Lauren Mahler, $1,250
Ian Johnson, $1,250
Edith Midgett, $1,250
Cassie Toler, $1,250
Mackenzie Ulmer-Meekins, $1,250
Alexander Allison, $1,000
Keegan Beasley, $1,000
Bladen Boyd, $1,000
Will Brown, $1,000
William Brown, $1,000
Logan Cecil, $1,000
Kristen Cordeiro, $1,000
James Craddock, $1,000
Caroline Gray, $1,000
Mabel Hathaway, $1,000
Emili James, $1,000
Kayleean Jones, $1,000
Chandler Kelly, $1,000
Parks Kelly, $1,000
Caitlyn Locke, $1,000
Kylee Mann, $1,000
Hannah Midgett, $1,000
William Midgett, $1,000
Macy Quidley, $1,000
Sarah Quinn, $1,000
Kelsea Sexton, $1,000
Madelyn Toler, $1,000
Donovan Twyne, $1,000

2018 Recipients

Manteo High School Scholarship Recipients
Logan Cecil, Taylor Harrison Scholarship, $4,000
Ashlen James, Omie Tillett Scholarship, $4,000
Ian Johnson, Warren O’Neal Scholarship, $4,000
Max Allison, $3,500
William Brown, $3,500
Donovan Twyne, $3,500
James Craddock, $2,000
Kelsea Sexton, $2,000
Hannah Midgette, $2,000
Michael Allen, $1,250
Madison Kebschull, $1,250

First Flight High School Scholarship Recipients

Meghan Savona, Buddy Davis Scholarship, $4,000
Bladen Boyd, $2,000
Brooke Kelly,  $2,000

Cape Hatteras Secondary School Scholarship Recipients

Carleton Martin – $2,000
Kayleeann Jones – $2,000
Caroline Gray – $2,000
Jasmine Quidley – $1,250

Wanchese Christian Academy Scholarship Recipient

Kylee Mann – $1250

Graduate Students – $1000 Each
Matthew Mahler
Colby Sawyer
Taylor Cecil
Waverly Reibel

College Students – $1000 each

Cassie Toler, Mabel Hathaway, Mackenzie Ulmer-Meekins
Richard Segura, Kate Sutherland, Janie Midgett
Maison Leonard, Abby Haywood, Keegan Beasley
Zoe Smith, Lauren Mahler, Chandler Kelly
Sarah Quinn, Aaron Crum, Bailey Gray
Kristen Corderio, Madelyn Toler, Myra Caldwell
Trent York, Ashleigh Champin, Kira Hicks
Amber Copeland, Emili James, Sarah Hayes
Bennett Gray, Lisa Sabadic, William Brown
William Midgett

2017 Recipients

Manteo High School
Mackenzie Ulmer-Meekins, Taylor Harrison Scholarship, $4,000
Aaron Crum, Buddy Davis Scholarship, $4,000
Benji Rippons, $3,500
Stephen Wheless, $2,000
Cassie Toler, $2,000
Keegan Beasley, $2,000
Mabel Hathaway, $1,000
Sydney-Lee Smith, $1,000
Maison Leonard, $1,000

First Flight High School
Chandler Kelly, Omie Tillett Scholarship,$4,000
Brittany Graham, $3,500
Sarah Hayes, $3,000

Cape Hatteras Secondary School
Caitlyn Setree, Warren O’Neal Scholarship, $4,000
Gabby Sadler, $2,500
Aron Stowe, $2,000

Wanchese Christian School
Carson Wagner, $2500

Graduate Students – $1000 Each
Cameron Whitaker
Matthew Mahler

College Students – $1000 each

Edith Jane  Midgett, Alexis Gray, Caitlin Locke, Brittany Copeland, Ricardo Segura Quilca, Lydia Hazelwonder, Parks Kelly, Sarah Quinn, Lauren Mahler, Taylor Cecil, Bailey Gray, Zoe Smith, Abby Haywood, Lisa Sabadic, Madeline Kinnisten, Waverly Reibel, Molly Kinnisten, Colby Sawyer, William Brown, Bennett Gray, Emili James, Lauren Quinn, John Winstead, Amber Copeland, Ashleigh Champlin, Kate Sutherland 

2016 Recipients

Manteo High School

Caitlin Locke, Taylor Harrison Scholarship – $4000
Cameron Buchanan – $3000
Amber Copeland – $3000
Maddie Kinnisten – $3000
In Memory of Billy Brown Scholarship – $300
Lacee Moore – $3000
Meredith Booth – $2000
In Memory of Billy Brown Scholarship – $300
Sarah Kate Quinn – $2000
Jared Straub – $2000
Janie Midgett – $1000
Kirsten Cordeiro – $1000

First Flight School

Parks Kelly, Omie Tillett Scholarship $4,000
Lauren Mahler  – $3,000

Cape Hatteras Secondary School

George “Trey” Cunningham, Warren O’neal Scholarship  – $4,000
Macy Quidley, Buddy Davis Scholarship – $3,000
Bennett Gray  – $2,000
Pamola Wright – $500

College Students – $1000 Each

Myra Caldwell, Ella Catoe, Taylor Cecil, Brittany Copeland, Robert Easley,
Olivia Gaskins, Alexis Gray, Bailey Gray, Abby Haywood, Lydia Hazelwonder,
Matthew Mahler, Skylr Peele, Ricardo Quilca, Mary V Quinn, Waverly Reibel,
Ryan Scarborough and Zoe Smith.

College Students – $750 Each

Bobby Anderson, Emily Brown, William Brown, Asher Daniels,
Kira Hicks, Emili James, Molly Kinnisten, Foster Mattingly,
Bailey Midgett, Lauren Quinn and Colby Sawyer.

Graduate Students – $1000 Each

Makani Dollinger and Cameron Whitaker

2015 Scholarship Recipients – $67,500 Awarded

Manteo High School

Waverly Reibel –  Taylor Harrison Scholarship $4,500
Abby Haywood  – Omie Tillett Scholarship $4,500
Ginger Shackelford –  Buddy Davis Scholarship $3,500
William Brown – Billy Brown Scholarship $500
William Brown $3,000
Emili James $3,000
Bobby Anderson $3,000
Parker Midgett $3,000
Mckayla Creef $2,000

First Flight High School

Zoe Smith Warren O’Neal Scholarship $4,500
Stephen Brake $2,000
Taylor Pruitt $2,000

Cape Hatteras Secondary School

Ryan Scarborough $3,000
Myra Caldwelll $2,000

College Students – $1200 Each

Emily Brown, Savannah Brown, Ella Catoe, Taylor Cecil,
Maggie Easley, Robert Easley, Zachary Endee, Alexis Gray,
Bailey Gray, Olivia Gaskins, Matthew Mahler, Sumner Mattingly,
Sommer Moore, Skylr Peele, Ricardo Quilca, Mary V. Quinn,
Colby Sawyer, Madee Toler, Cameron Whitaker

College Students – $500 Each

Kyle Andrews, Tricia Cutler, Asher Daniels, Ian Folb,
Molly Kinnistin, Foster Mattingly, Bailey Midgett

Graduate Student – $1,200

Makani Dollinger

2014 Scholarship Recipients – $63,500 Awarded

Manteo High School

Taylor Cecil $3,000 – Warren O’Neal Scholarship
Taylor Cecil $500 – Billy Brown Scholarship
Molly Kinnisten $500 – Billy Brown Scholarship
Brittany Copeland  $2,500
Asher Daniels  $2,500
Molly Kinnisten $2,500
Tiffany Ezzell  $1,000
Lauren Quinn  $1,000
Lisa Sabadic $1,000
Gainela Zafra  $1,000
Ella Catoe  $500
Austin Shackleford  $500
Trent York  $500

First Flight High School

Lydia Hazelwonder – $3,000

Cape Hatteras High School

Savannah Brown $4,000 – Taylor Harrison Scholarship
Ian Folb $4000 – Omie Tillet Scholarship
Alexis Gray $2,500
Olivia Gaskins $2,500
Bailey Gray $1,000
Sumner Mattingly $1,000
James Petetti $1,000
Andrea Wilson $500

College Students – $1500 Each

Emily Brown, Mary V. Quinn, Tricia Cutler, Stevie Bradley, Sommer Moore, Colby Sawyer, Matthew Mahler, Robert Easley, Maggie Easley, Rebecca Meekins, Kyle Andrews, Chandler Smalley, Cameron Whitaker, Brianna James, Bailey Midgett, Avery Hooper

Graduate Students – $1500 Each

Kristen Krauss Vuyovich and Makani Dollinger 

2013 Scholarship Recipients – $65,500 Awarded

Manteo High School

Colby Sawyer $5,000 Taylor Harrison Scholarship
Colby Sayer $1,000 In Memory Of Billy Brown Scholarship
Becca Meekins $5,000 Omie Tillett Scholarship
Kyle Andrews $3,000
Brittany Rippons $3,000

First Flight High School

Matthew Mahler $4,000 Warren O’Neal Scholarship
John Winstead $4,000 Buddy Davis Scholarship

College Students

Emily Brown $2,500Tricia Cutler $1,500Savannah Smalley $1,500Maggie Easley $1,500Chandler Smalley $1,500Brianna James $1,500Paxton Gwin $1,500
Mary V Quinn $2,500Stevie Bradley $1,500Cole Beasley $1,500Lindsay Fenyak $1,500Carley Creef $1,500Avery Hooper $1,500Adrian Burrus $1,500
Barbara Olbrichova $2,500Sommer Moore $1,500Robert Easley $1,500Evan Andrews $1,500Cameron Whitaker $1,500Ashley Burrus $1,500

2012 Scholarship Recipients – $50,500 Awarded

MANTEO HIGH SCHOOL

Carson Davis $5,000
Brandon Payne $4,000
Emily Brown $1,500
Bailie Midgett $1,500
Mary V Quinn $1,000
Noah Hughes $1,000

FIRST FLIGHT HIGH SCHOOL

Ian Harrison $1,000
Savannah Smalley $1,000
Lensey Wilson $1,000

CAPE HATTERAS SECONDARY SCHOOL

Kailee Pieno $5,000
Cameron Whitaker $4,000
Skyler Peele $3,000
Maggie Easley $3,000
Robert Easley $1,500
Adrian Burrus $1,500
Asa Balance $1,500

College Students – $1,000 Each

Barbara OlbrichovaPaxton GwinCaroline Harman-ScottMariah JamesSommer Moore
Avery HooperCole BeasleyEvan AndrewsAshley BurrusChandler Smalley
Stevie BradleyPaige ParksTricia CutlerLinday Fenyak

2011 Scholarship Recipients – $47,500 Awarded

MANTEO HIGH SCHOOL

Sommer Moore $5,000
Hannah R Meekins $4,000
Haley Daniels $3,000
Cody Petrey $3,000
Stevie Bradley $1,000

FIRST FLIGHT HIGH SCHOOL

Lindsay Fenyak $5,000
Barbara Olbrichova $4,000
Luke Mahler $1,250
Chandler Smalley $1,250
Mikey Sabadic $1,000

CAPE HATTERAS SECONDARY SCHOOL

College Students

Carly Creef $2,000Mariah James $2,000Evan Andrews $2,000Paige Parks $1,000
Paxton Gwin $2,000Avery Hooper $2,000Ashley Burrus $2,000Jake Griffin $500.00
Caroline Harman-Scott $2,000Cole Beasley $2,000Carson Dunn $1,000Rom Whitaker $500

2010 Scholarships Recipients

Manteo High School

First Flight High School

Cape Hatteras Secondary School

Cole Beasley $7,500Carly Creef $1,500Evan Andrews $1,500Carson Dunn $1,500
Chelsey Fenjak $7,500Ashley Burrus $4,000Avery Hooper $4,000Ian Callahan 1,500Paxton Gwin $1,500
 

College Students

Daniel Midgett $1,500
Caroline Harmon-Scott $1,500
Mariah James $1,500

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