Carl R. Peed Basketball Scholarship

The Donor dedicates this scholarship to two great coaches and mentors, Lacey Gane (UNCP) and Charlie Bishop (Hamlet High School), and his former UNCP teammates, all of whom taught him the importance of teamwork and gave the Donor the skills to be successful in life beyond the court. This scholarship is to be awarded to the individual who best exemplifies the values that Coaches Gane and Bishop taught: trust, respect, responsibility, self-discipline, hard work, confidence, strong work ethic, and the will to always strive to win, even when faced with defeat. The candidate shall be a player who makes a significant contribution to the UNCP men’s basketball team who excels on the basketball floor, and who demonstrates leadership qualities not only on the basketball court-practice and games-but in day-to-day life around campus and in the community. Demonstrated leadership qualities include, but are not limited to, giving one’s all and high moral and ethical standards as reflected by UNCP and its athletic program. Candidate for award of this scholarship shall be a full-time student in the second semester freshman through senior year of study at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke maintaining the minimum university QPA. There is no restriction of residency or major. Demonstrated financial need may be considered.