TCATA is pleased to announce that the 2019/20 college scholarship has been awarded to Kassidy Blount (pictured) of Greenville, North Carolina. As such, she will receive $2,000 per year for the four years of college. Kassidy plans to attend the University of North Carolina – Asheville.

Kassidy’s academic accomplishments are impressive and from her sophomore to senior year, Kassidy competed in two prestigious business-oriented competitions (DECA and FBLA) that take place locally, regionally and nationally. She was placed regionally in both and continued to the national competition in Atlanta.

“TCATA is most pleased to assist students like Kassidy achieve their goals in college,” said TCATA president Leslie Schaeffer. “She is the kind of person that the scholarship was set up to help, and we all wish her the very best in her college career and beyond.” Kassidy’s mother Laurie is employed at UNX in Greenville.