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Creative Fundraisers for SON Scholarship Fund

The Freedom Innovational soccer tournament was held in March to benefit the Katherine Wilson Scholarship Fund. The fund is a tribute to UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing alumna Katherine Wilson, who overcame great obstacles to earn her bachelor of science in nursing degree only to lose a tragic five-year battle with cancer at age 28. Watch David Fletcher, the girl’s soccer head coach at Freedom High School in Morganton, speak about the tournament and the fund in this video: http://titancast.titantv.com/p/whky/s/Katherine-Wilson-Scholarship/1ACF2C2J.aspx

Matt Farris and daughter Gracie cheer for the Tar Heels.

Matt Farris sponsored a bass fishing tournament that supported the Katherine Wilson Scholarship Fund, bumping up the totals to make a big difference. It is easy to contribute to the Katherine Wilson Scholarship and other funds with the SON’s secure giving site https://secure.dev.unc.edu/gift/son/ , or contact Norma Hawthorne, Director of Advancement, at Norma_Hawthorne@unc.edu.