Sammie C. Thornton Memorial Scholarship
Established through gifts made by family, friends and colleagues in memory of Sammie C. Thornton, Wake tech graduate, instructor, faculty association president and Dean of Applied Technologies. Sammie was a tireless champion for training and education that transforms lives by preparing people for meaningful and productive work. He was a colleague, mentor, friend and leader. This scholarship supports students pursuing training and education in Applied and Engineering Technologies who maintain a 2.5 GPA or higher.