The Transylvania Times -

Ruth Elaine Jones Memorial Scholarship Expanded - Transylvania County, NC


June 12, 2017

Ruth Jones, (pictured here in the 1970s with close friend Beth Cardin), a Transylvania native who graduated from Brevard High School and UNC-Greensboro and spent her career as a health educator for the county health department - a position she held for over 30 years.

In 2017, Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy (CMLC) expanded the Ruth Jones Memorial Scholarship to make two $1,500 awards each year - one for a graduating senior at Brevard High School and one for a graduating senior at Rosman High School.

The Ruth Jones Memorial Scholarship was established in 2015 to honor Ruth Elaine Jones. Jones loved the outdoors and had a deep appreciation of the natura...

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