Rev. David C. Southern Memorial Scholarship
Rev. David Southern was licensed to preach the gospel at his home church, Robinhood Road Baptist, Winston Salem, NC, in 1977. He was ordained at Oak Grove Baptist Church, Angier, NC, in 1982, where he served his first church as Youth Minister while a student at Campbell University. He served in the pastoral ministry for eighteen years until his untimely death on October 20, 1995. Bro. David had a strong love and concern for any young man or woman desiring to seek full-time Christian service. He understood the financial struggle and years involved in preparation for Christian service. That is why his family has created a scholarship in his memory for an eligible high school senior who is feeling God’s call toward full-time Christian service.A scholarship fund has been set up by his family through the Enon Baptist Church, East Bend, North Carolina. Applicants will submit their application to the Rev. David C. Southern Memorial Scholarship committee each year by April 1st. The committee will be composed of at least one member of Rev. Southern’s family and the Enon Baptist Benevolence Committee. The scholarship recipient will be announced at the Awards Day Ceremony at the student’s high school. A check for a minimum of $300 will be sent to the college after proof of enrollment is received. Priority will be given to the senior who is a member of Enon Baptist Church. Other applicants will be considered if there are no seniors from Enon. The applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA at the time of application.