Scholarship Winners – New Castle County HS Seniors

Posted on December 8, 2021 by Bennie Smith Funeral Home under News
Comments Off on Scholarship Winners – New Castle County HS Seniors

Bennie Smith Funeral Home of Wilmington, DE awarded 5 New Castle County High School Seniors each with a $1000 scholarship recently.  At the start of the 2021 school year, incoming seniors could apply for the scholarships; in total, 5 – $1000 scholarships were awarded as part of Bennie Smith Funeral Home’s commitment to higher education.

Winners of this year’s BSFH New Castle County High School Senior scholarships are and shown:  Snye Dillard at Howard HS of Technology, Imani Wuff-Cochrane of St George Technical HS, Ryleigh Wilson of Delcastle Technical HS, Emma Norton at Brandywine High School, and Adriana Gonzalez of St. Elizabeth School.

Bennie Smith Funeral Home started their High School Scholarship program in 2019 for New Castle County Seniors and is open for registration in August of each year.  Students are asked only to provide their names/their current High School attending/and future ambitions.  “With over 40 submissions this year, so many students could have won; these 5 ladies were simply outstanding though” said Bennie Smith (President & CEO) “they have bright futures ahead of them & we’re happy to provide a little assistance as they start their journey next year”.

In addition to the New Castle County High School Senior Scholarship program, Bennie Smith Funeral Home additionally has scholarship programs at Delaware State University & The University of Maryland Eastern Shore.  More information on scholarships may be had by calling the Wilmington office at 302-655-2219 or by visiting online.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bennie Smith Funeral Home Scholarship Winner 2021  



Bennie Smith Funeral Home

From humble beginnings on a farm in Faceville, Georgia, Bennie Smith evolved into a successful and caring businessman setting the standards for funeral homes across this country. Today, Bennie Smith Funeral Home(s) is one the largest African-American-owned Funeral Homes on the East Coast. With 13 locations up and down the Delmarva Peninsula, from Wilmington, Dover, Milford, Seaford, Millsboro, Salisbury, Easton, Princess Anne, Chestertown, the Eastern Shore of Virginia and more. For over 35 years, we've been caring for families like yours.