C. Grier and Lena Sue Beam Family Endowed Scholarship
The fund was established under the will of C. Grier Beam, founder and owner of Carolina Freight Carrier Corp. in Cherryville. Mr. Beam served as a long-time member of the Gaston College Board of Trustees. His wife, Lena Sue Beam, was a charter member of the Gaston College Foundation’s Heritage Society. The scholarship is open to students in any course of study who do not qualify for Federal Pell grants. Selection is based on academics and need.