Morehead-Cain Foundation pledges money in memory of Eve Carson

Posted March 18, 2009

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— The University of North Carolina's Morehead-Cain Foundation has funded a merit scholarship in memory of former Morehead scholar and slain student body president Eve Carson.

The foundation donated a grant of approximately $400,000 to the university to be used to attract a top out-of-state student. Carson, who was murdered during her senior year at UNC, was from Athens, Ga.

In addition, the foundation pledged a $30,000 contribution to the Eve Marie Carson Junior-Year Scholarship fund.


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  • k557451 Mar 19, 2009

    I'll second that and what a fantastic role model to emulate.

  • ncweddingdj Mar 19, 2009

    BRAVO. My hat's off to ANY organization who sees the great, long-lasting value of funding such scholarships.