Originally from Fayetteville Observer, by Nancy McCleary
The late Dr. John R. Griffin Jr., a longtime educator in Cumberland County, would be pleased with the first recipient of a scholarship that was established by his family to acknowledge his love for education, learning and E.E. Smith High School.
Myles Nooks, a senior at E.E. Smith, was awarded the first Dr. John R. Griffin Jr. Memorial Scholarship for E.E. Smith High School on Thursday at the Cumberland Community Foundation Inc.’s 2018 Scholarship Awards Presentation.
Ninety-seven Cumberland County students, mostly high school seniors, were recipients of 59 scholarships totaling $170,730, according to the foundation’s executive Mary Holmes.