Albemarle, NC – The Stanly Community College (SCC) Foundation recently announced the establishment of the Gwyn Early Childhood Education Scholarship by the Rockingham County Partnership for Children in memory of Jule and Trish Gwyn.

The couple dedicated countless hours of their time to the Rockingham County Partnership for Children. They believed the best way to ensure the future of Rockingham County and the country was by helping all children enter school healthy and ready to succeed. The Rockingham County Partnership for Children’s Gwyn Early Childhood Education Endowment provided funding for this scholarship.

Six annual scholarships in the amount of $1000 are designated for students enrolled in SCC’s Early Childhood Education degree program and will be available starting the fall 2022 semester. Recipients of the scholarship must also be working in a Rockingham County Early Childhood licensed facility with children ages birth to five. Scholarship applications are now being accepted, and are located on the financial aid page at

Since 1971, Stanly Community College has provided educational and career training opportunities to thousands of people across the region. Today, SCC serves nearly 10,000 students annually and has become a beacon of hope and change for countless individuals. To ensure that the College can continue this tradition of serving as an educational resource, the Foundation strives to meet and address the current and anticipated needs of the College and our students.

To learn more about the SCC Foundation, please contact Jeania Martin at (704) 991-0370 or