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Boost the ‘Boro, Inc. Announces 2021 Annual Scholarship Award

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July 15, 2021 – Boost the ‘Boro, Inc. announced today that Cara Beth Lewis is the recipient of the 2021 Boost the Boro Scholarship award.

According to Sunday Allen, Scholarship Committee Chair of Boost the Boro, “Cara Beth exemplifies the original purpose of the Boost the Boro Scholarship and like all of our previous recipients, our organization will continue to encourage her as she pursues her personal goals.”

Cara Beth is a 2021 graduate of West Bladen High School and will attend Paul Mitchell the School in Fayetteville, North Carolina to pursue a career in cosmetology. After obtaining her license, she plans to open a salon in downtown Bladenboro.

Paul Mitchell the School in Fayetteville is a prestigious Cosmetology School.  According to Cara Beth, “I feel I have an opportunity to obtain the highest quality education in my field so I can be the best that I can possibly be.”

In high school, Cara Beth was very active and involved in several clubs, organizations and extracurricular activities. She served as the North Carolina State Beta Club Secretary from 2020-2021 having been elected for this position by her fellow Beta members from across the state. She also won first place in the North Carolina Press Association 2020 news, editorial, and photojournalism contest in the category of Religion & Faith Reporting.

Cara Beth is also an active student member of Boost the Boro, and plans to continue her service in the organization for years to come. “My community is so important to me, and I love Bladenboro. I am so excited at the prospects of becoming a business owner here and I hope I am able to make a positive difference in our town”

Boost the Boro’s annual scholarship was started in 2018.  Applications will be available for the upcoming 2021-2022 graduating class in February, 2022 at either or through the West Bladenboro High School guidance office.

If you are interested in becoming involved in Boost the Boro or if you would like to help with future Scholarship Awards by making a donation, any amount will be greatly appreciated and will go directly into our Scholarship Fund Account.  Please send your check to the following address or if you need more information on our annual Scholarship award or other community based efforts, please send a message to

Boost the Boro, Inc.

P.O. Box 771

Bladenboro, NC 28320

Attention: Boost the Boro Scholarship Fund

Boost the Boro, Inc. Is an all-volunteer, Non Profit Corporation under Section 501 (c) (3) and was formed in 2007 by interested citizens of the community.

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