James Henry Thomas, born and raised in Raeford, NC, had a passion for automotive body work and worked in that field for numerous years. As a devout Christian, Mr. Thomas could always be found serving and loving others.
Vernell Thomas is the spouse of Mr. Thomas and also has a passion for giving to others. Following the passing of her husband, Ms. Thomas had the desire to continue the legacy of service by giving to others and funded this unique scholarship. Passionate about child care, Ms. Thomas currently owns two child care centers and remains active in their church and community.
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Meet Ms. Vernell C. Thomas, the scholarship founder. She is the wife of the late James Henry Thomas and the owner of 2 successful daycare centers. She has dedicated her life to the improvement of the lives of children and young adults through her love of education.
Meet Alexis Blue-Wilson. She is a Fayetteville native and the eldest granddaughter of James Henry Thomas. She recently obtained her Doctorate in Social Work from Capella University. She enjoys working closely with her community and her best friend/cousin Tiffany Williams. Alexis is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.
Meet Tiffany Williams. She is the second eldest granddaughter (and the youngest) of James Henry Thomas. She was born in Charlotte, NC and raised in Fayetteville, NC. She earned her Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business. She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated and enjoys serving her community and being with her family.
Meet Angela Thomas-Crosby. She is the second oldest daughter of James Henry Thomas. Angela is a Fayetteville native and director of two childcare facilities. She enjoys outdoor adventures, serving her community, and spending time with her family. Angela is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated.
Meet Ryan Blue. He is the third granchild of James Henry Thomas and a native of Fayetteville, NC. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Sports Management from American Military University. He currently resides in Alabama where he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters.
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