1948 - 2014
The Roland Hege Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established to help assist club members further their skills by attending professional classes and workshops. Roland was one of the early members of the SPW and had a passion for teaching others. Roland was a master machinist and taught in the Engineering School at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte. Roland was extremely talented and shared his vast expertise and skills with those he met.
Roland was active in the club serving on the Board of Directors of Southern Piedmont Woodturners. He was a member of the Charlotte and Waxhaw Woodturner clubs.
The Roland Hege Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established in his honor and is funded by the sale of wood turnings made by club members and donations.
Roland Hege Memorial Scholarship Applicant Qualifications
The following information is needed to be considered for the Roland Hege Memorial Scholarship:
If selected, Applicant agrees:
The Scholarship Committee will select scholarship winners and the committee decision is final.
Southern Piedmont Woodturners (SPW) is a 501(c)3 non-profit, educational Chapter of the American Association of Woodturners (AAW) and is supported in part by a grant from the Grassroots Arts Program of the North Carolina Arts Council, a state agency, and the Cabarrus Arts Council.
This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.