Mr. & Mrs. Thomas D. Pearson
The Andrew Blaine Johnston Memorial Endowment was established on December 30, 1972. Mrs. Andrew Blaine Johnston created this scholarship in memory of her husband, Andrew Blaine. Mr. Johnston served as president of both American Furniture Company and Drew Furniture Company of North Wilkesboro, North Carolina.
Tom & Tressa Pearson established their second scholarship – Pearson Scholarship in Engineering – in 1999. Mr. Pearson is an alumnus of NC State, holding a bachelor’s degree in Engineering – Furniture & Manufacturing Management, class of 1965.