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Lynes Family Donates $10,000 for Student Scholarships

five people holding a giant check as part of a donation to the BCC Foundation

When it comes to people who give of themselves for the good of others, Dan and Linda Lynes exemplify the best of the best, demonstrated by their longtime support of students at Brunswick Community College. During a recent campus visit, Mr. & Mrs. Lynes presented BCC President Gene Smith with a check for $10,000 to the BCC Foundation in support of an endowed scholarship.

Established in 2012, the Dan and Linda Lynes endowed scholarship has assisted BCC students like Samuel Cahenzli achieve their educational goals. Cahenzli, a BCC Student Ambassador, visited with the Lynes, sharing his experiences, and expressing gratitude for their generosity and continued support.

“BCC is fortunate to have the support of so many individuals, families, and organizations enabling us to achieve our mission of helping individuals achieve success through high-quality education, programs, and services,” said President Smith. “We are incredibly grateful to the Lynes family and remain committed to not only meeting but exceeding the needs of our students and the diverse community we serve.”

About the Foundation of Brunswick Community College
The Brunswick Community College Foundation, organized in 1982, is a charitable organization 501(c)(3) instituted to enhance the mission of Brunswick Community College to a level of excellence and purpose for students and the community. The Foundation is a vital resource for the acceptance and solicitation of all gifts for the support of education and the continued growth and progress of Brunswick Community College. To learn more about the Foundation, please contact President Gene Smith at (910) 755-7302 or [email protected]. Brunswick Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, political affiliation, genetic information, sexual orientation or disability.

Photo Caption: Pictured (l to r) are BCC President Gene Smith, the Foundation’s Rick Kline, student Samuel Cahenzli, and donors Daniel and Linda Lynes.

January 9, 2023

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