Megan Crisp

Board members of the Judy Moore Scholarship Endowment Committee announced recently that Megan Crisp was selected to receive the 2018 Judy Moore Memorial Scholarship. Awards are given for tuition, books, room and board and any other directly related educational expenses to candidates who qualify and are enrolled in nursing degree programs.

This scholarship was established in 1997 to honor the legacy of Judy Moore, a public health nurse who primarily practiced in Macon County. The endowment was created by Moore’s friends and the Macon County Board of Health, affiliated with the N.C. Community Foundation.

Crisp is a student in the dual-enrollment program at WCU and Southwestern Community College with a goal to complete the four-year Bachelor’s of Science Nursing RIBN (Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses) program. Crisp, of Franklin, is the daughter of Paul Crisp and the late Nikki Crisp.

Applicants who meet the criteria for the award for 2019 can access the application via the NC Community Foundation site at Anyone needing additional information about the scholarship may contact Anne Hyder at 524-6564. Awards for 2019 must be received by June 5.

For more information about the Judy Moore Memorial Scholarship, contact Anne Hyder at

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