James D. and Kathy F. Holland Scholarship Fund
Mr. James David Holland, a graduate of Cherryville High School, Gaston College and UNC-Chapel Hill, established this scholarship fund in honor of his wife Kathy Ann Friday Holland. The purpose of this endowment shall be to provide financial assistance for a promising student from Gaston County seeking higher education who has the ability, but not the financial resources to attend college. Recipients of this award must be enrolled in an Associate of Art or Science degree program within the division of Business and Information Technology or Early Childhood Education who has completed at least 12 hours of study at Gaston College and has achieved a minimum GPA of 2.5. Preference will be given to United States veterans, graduates of Cherryville High School or North Gaston High School.