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VGCC Scholarship endowed in memory of Hubert Gooch

A longtime educator and community leader will continue to make a difference in the lives of local students, through a new Vance-Granville Community College scholarship established in his memory.


The family of Hubert L. Gooch Jr. of Oxford, who died in March, recently created a new scholarship through the VGCC Endowment Fund. In awarding the Hubert L. Gooch Jr. Memorial Academic Achievement Scholarship, preference will be given to students who are residents of Granville County.


Gooch was a 1953 graduate of G.C.... |

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