Friday, July 9, 2010

Cuthrell awarded Angello-Chesson Scholarship

RALEIGH - Collins Cuthrell, a member of the Rocky Mount High School Class of 2010, is the latest recipient of a $1,000 scholarship in honor of Joe Angello (’87) and Juan Chesson (’85) through The Gryphon Fund.

Cuthrell, who was a two-year starter in football and a three-year starter in baseball, has signed a national letter-of-intent to play baseball at Barton College in Wilson.

Past winners have gone on to further their education at North Carolina State, North Carolina Central, UNC-Charlotte, East Carolina and North Carolina Wesleyan.

Over $21,000 has been donated since The Fund began.

For those wishing to donate or would like more information on The Gryphon Fund, send an email to

Your donation is tax-deductible and will help future graduates of Rocky Mount High School .

If you would like to donate now, make your check out to the Triangle Community Foundation ( and memo the check to "The Gryphon Fund" and mail to: The Gryphon Fund, c/o Triangle Community Foundation, 324 Blackwell Street, Suite 1220, Durham, N.C. 27701.

Here is a complete list of recipients:

Angello-Chesson Scholarship Winners

2010 - Collins Cuthrell
2009 - Hunter Perry
2008 - Malcolm Armwood
2007 - Taylor Huffman
2006 - Jonathan Tyndall
2005 - Kelion Lawrence
2004 - Terrance Thorne

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