Click on the links to the George & Hill Scholarships Application for 2017-2018 for Mt. Carmel UMC members only. Please copy and fill in the blanks, print and hand sign it and drop by or mail to church office @ Mount Carmel United Methodist Scholarship Committee c/o Church Secretary Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church 4265 Ebert Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27127 . (NOTE: It must have the 3rd page with a hand signature in order for the application to be considered. The first three pages are to be mailed in or dropped off at the office by May 1, 2017, NO LATER!
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Information About Our Scholarship Families
The George Scholarship Fund was begun in 1998 to honor J.T. and Maud George. Mr. and Mrs. George attended as young people and were married at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church. They were involved in Sunday School, Children’s programs, Girl Scouts, Senior Citizens and were always active members of this church.
The Hill Scholarship Fund was begun in 1998 to honor Raymond and Edith Hill. Mr. and Mrs. Hill were active members. Mrs. Edith Hill played the piano for the church until the first organ was given to Mount Carmel. Mrs. Hill took organ lessons and was our first organist. Mr. Hill was a choir member and sang with the Mount Carmel Men’s Chorus which traveled all over singing for the Lord. Both Raymond and Edith held major roles in our church as Sunday School Teachers as well as other offices.
The Bruce Elledge Scholarship Fund was started in 2005 by the Mount Carmel United Methodist Men’s Club in honor of Mr. Elledge. James Bruce Elledge was a graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School in Wilkes County. He was a watchmaker and jeweler for his entire career. He retired from active business in 1988. He was active in Christian business organizations.
Mr. Elledge was an active member of Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church where he served as a board member and was the founding president of the Mount Carmel United Methodist Men’s Club. He was a veteran of World War II where he served with the U.S. Navy. He assisted in the Western Pacific War Zone. He was there for the final raids on Tokyo Bay when Japan surrendered on September 2, 1945. On April 1, 1947, Bruce lost both his legs working on the Railroad.
Bruce’s mother and sisters were all active members of Mount Carmel. His sisters Jewel Cook, Martha Myrick (deceased), and Carol Koontz were all married at Mount Carmel. His wife Ruth, of 41 years, and Bruce are buried in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Bruce passed away on August 18, 2004.
Scholarship acknowledgements should be mailed to:
For the George Scholarship:
Mrs. Donald Golding
4109 Allistair Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
For the Hill Scholarship:
Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Hill
P.O. Box 91
Fancy Gap, NC 24328
For the Bruce Elledge Scholarship:
Attn: Men’s Club President
Mount Carmel United Methodist Church
4265 Ebert Road
Winston Salem, NC 27127
Mrs. Jewel Cook Carol Koontz
4163 Old Lexington Road 541 Steelview Court
Winston Salem, NC 27107 Winston Salem, NC 27101