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Connestee Falls Begins Scholarship Fundraising Fundraising – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 4/21/2021 at 3:24pm

Volunteers gathered April 12 to kick off their yearly fundraising campaign. (Courtesy photo)

On April 12, the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship Program kicked off the program's 34th year of raising money to help Transylvania County students attend college.

Started in 1987, the program founders had one simple goal: to raise enough money to fund one college scholarship for one student. And they were successful. The golf tournament at Connestee Falls brought in $5,000, and the first scholarship check was written.

The founders went on to establish the Student Scholarship Program as an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization, with the goal of helping to fund college educations for e...

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