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Bridgestone Americas' Wilson plant has given a $4,000 donation to the Independent College Fund of North Carolina for a Barton College student's 2020-21 academic year scholarship. Pictured from left are Tony Powell, Bridgestone human resources manger; Bruce Dechaine, plant controller; Colleen Kinser, foundation director; and Vergil Norrod, plant manager. Barton freshman Luke Eason received this year's Bridgestone scholarship. He is the son of Lisa and Gregory Eason of Nashville and is majoring in history.