Scholarship Awardee Carries On A Tradition
Last updated 5/26/2021 at 2:55pm
On Tuesday, N.C. State Trooper Bryan Stroup presented local student Nathan Mahoney with the Giles Harmon Memorial Scholarship, carrying on a family tradition.
The scholarship is open to any high school senior in western North Carolina who is planning to study law enforcement in college. Harmon, a county native and a former Brevard Police Department officer, was serving with the N.C. Highway Patrol when he was shot and killed on April 9, 1985, during a traffic stop.
Nathan is the third Mahoney to win the scholarship, as his father, Sheriff David Mahoney, was one of the first to receive it...