Congratulations to the scholarship recipients from the Emerald Isle Fishing Tournament!
The Emerald Isle Fishing Tournament Committee awards six scholarships to graduating seniors from all public High Schools in Carteret County. Scholarship students are from Swansboro High School, West Carteret High School and East Carteret High School.
Successful applicants must have been accepted into an accredited 2-year Community or Technical College or a 4-year College or University. They must have expressed a serious interest in some aspect of Marine or Coastal Science or Engineering, as indicated by their planned major. Out of 14 applications, six were chosen.
The scholarship recipients were Nathan Priechenfried from Hubert, Dayan Trejo-Martinez from Newport, Jackson Sproul from Morehead City, Walton C Guthrie from Beaufort, Wyatt S Nowacek from Beaufort and Alisha D Tosto from Beaufort.
We would also like to express our gratitude to all participants who took part in the event. Your enthusiasm and sportsmanship made the tournament a huge success, and we appreciate your contribution to our vibrant fishing community.
A special thank you goes out to our generous sponsors for providing the scholarship funds. Your support and commitment to our youth are invaluable, and we are grateful for the opportunities you have created. We are proud of your accomplishments and wish you continued success in your future academic pursuits!
Congratulations to all of our amazing winners!