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YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. — Young Harris College recently received a $1,000 gift from long-time donor Ethel Winters of Hiawassee, Georgia, as a contribution to the College’s Bob & Carol Head Local Scholarship Campaign. Since 1998, Winters has given $1,000 annually to support local students pursuing an education at YHC. These contributions are made in memory and honor of her late husband, Edward W. Winters.

The Bob & Carol Head Local Scholarship Campaign provides scholarship funding for YHC students from Fannin, Gilmer, Rabun, Towns, and Union counties in Georgia and Cherokee and Clay counties in North Carolina.

For more information about the Bob & Carol Head Local Scholarship Campaign, visit or contact Director of Development & Corporate Relations Bobbie Thompson at (706) 379-5334 or via email.

About Young Harris College

Young Harris College is a private baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires, and empowers students through an education that purposefully integrates the liberal arts and professional studies. The College has four academic divisions: Fine Arts; Humanities; Mathematics, Science, and Technology; and Professional Studies. Approximately 1,400 students are enrolled in its residential and Early College programs. The College is an active member of the NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. For more information, visit