Investing in People: Forever Blue

campbell/ellerbee memorial scholarship

Vera Campbell and Mable Ellerbee didn’t have the opportunity to go to college, but their legacy inspired a gift that will provide for future generations.

Vera and Mable worked for Elizabeth Jones’ family for 35 years. “They supported our family in every way possible, all while supporting their own families at home,” Elizabeth recalled. “They were my heroes.”

Elizabeth established a scholarship in honor of the profound impact these two women had on her and her family’s lives. She leveraged Carolina’s Forever Blue matching fund to make her gift even more meaningful and substantial.

The Campbell/Ellerbee Memorial Scholarship will offer qualifying students from all backgrounds the opportunity to pursue the education of their dreams at Carolina.

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