Kannapolis firefighters get scholarships

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 7, 2017

KANNAPOLIS – Two Kannapolis firefighters have received scholarships from the North Carolina State Firefighters’ Association.

Senior Capt. Greg Summitt, who joined the department in 2008, received an $8,000 scholarship. He is enrolled in the bachelor’s degree program for fire and emergency service administration at Fayetteville State University.

Engineer Josh Funderburk received a $2,000 scholarship. He is working to complete an associate degree in fire protection technology at Cleveland Community College. He has been with the Kannapolis Fire Department since 2011.

The Firefighters’ Association gives scholarships in each region totaling $240,000 in scholarships statewide for members and their children. Summitt and Funderburk were chosen out of 229 applicants.

For more information about the association and the scholarship program, visit ncsfa.com.