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The IB Schools of North Carolina are an association of schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization.  

News from IBSNC!

2021 Wynn Cherry Memorial Scholarship Recipients

The IB Schools of North Carolina Wynn Cherry Memorial Scholarship honors the memory of Dr. Wynn Cherry, a former International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Coordinator and President of the IB School of North Carolina.  The scholarship also honors the work of six students graduating from IB Programmes who, like Dr. Cherry, demonstrate the utmost commitment to international mindedness, the IB Learner Profile, and the IB Mission.

After receiving numerous impressive applications from across North Carolina, we are pleased to award six $500 scholarships to:

          • Jillian Myler–Cedar Ridge High School
          • Trinity Smith–Walter Hines Page High School
          • Lilly Gornto–Needham B. Broughton High School
          • Lauren Wernimont–Jacksonville High School
          • Dariana Gonzalez-Aguilar–East Mecklenburg High School
          • JoyAnne Molloy–North Mecklenburg High School

We are excited by these students’ accomplishments, and we look forward to seeing the numerous ways they will make a positive impact on the future of our world!

2020-2021 IBSNC Grants Awarded

The IBSNC Executive Board is pleased to announce that we were able to fund all of the grant proposals that were submitted this year. In this unprecedented school year, we are committed to support our member schools as much as possible. Congratulations to all of the schools below.

  • Heather Dougherty (South Iredell High School) — DP Physics and DP Chemistry Virtual Resources
  • Heather Purvis (Parkland High School) — Text Set for DP Language A
  • Laurel Lokant (Parkland High School) — Rocket Book digital notebooks for MYP students
  • Christine Harris & Summer Smith (Coddle Creek Elementary School) — IB Learner Profile Library for kindergarten classes
  • Taylor Wilson & Rose Brown (Northview School) — MP Design Project including publication of books

Congratulations to the 2020 recipients of the Wynn Cherry Memorial Scholarship!

The Wynn Cherry Memorial Scholarship honors the work and vision of Dr. Wynn Cherry, a former Diploma Programme coordinator and president of the IB Schools of North Carolina.

The Wynn Cherry Scholarship of $500 is awarded to three graduating seniors from IB schools of North Carolina who exemplify the spirit of the IB and of Wynn Cherry through their commitment to International Mindedness, the IB Learner Profile, and the IB Mission Statement.

The following graduates are the recipients of the award this year.

    • Mennah Alkaissi from Broughton High School
    • Abigail Glazener from Parkland High School
    • Gustavo Gonzalez from East Mecklenburg High School

Our mission:

As leaders from IB schools in North Carolina, we support IB Programme implementation through networking, advocacy, and grants in order to increase awareness, understanding and recognition of the value of IB Programmes in creating a better, more peaceful world.

IBSNC is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Contact us at

201 N. McDowell St. #32622

Charlotte, NC  28232  USA