Lenoir Community College RICKIE ALLEN PEARSON, JR
Rickie Allen Pearson, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Awarded

The Rickie Allen Pearson, Jr. Memorial Scholarship was recently awarded to LCC student Caleb Ard of Kinston, a Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) graduate. Pictured left to right are Pearson’s mother, Joy Pearson, his sister, Kelly Pearson Ransom, and his wife, Katherine Pearson, Ard, LCC Director of Institutional Advancement Jeanne Kennedy, and LCC President Dr. Brantley Briley. Established in 2009, the scholarship was endowed by family and friends of the late Lenoir County Sheriff Detective Rickie Allen Pearson, Jr. who was killed in the line of duty. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving student who demonstrates academic promise, leadership, and who has completed Basic Law Enforcement Training.