Caldwell W. Nixon Endowed Scholarship
Sallie Nixon established this award in memory of her husband, Caldwell Nixon, who was a World War II veteran, an area director of the Veterans Administration in Nebraska and West Virginia, and a member of the board of directors of 14 service-related organizations. He was influential in the renovation of the old Lincolnton High School into a home for Gaston College and the Senior Center, where a room bears his name. The award is open to students residing in Lincoln County and is based on academic achievement. Recipients may be enrolled in any course of study at Gaston College.