Southern Crescent Technical College

SCTC Foundation Awards 48 Scholarships for Spring Semester

SCTC Foundation

The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation awarded 48 scholarships totaling $24,950 for students enrolled in the College for Spring Semester 2020.

Of those, the Foundation awarded 24 Internal Tiger Campaign scholarships totaling $11,700.  Internal scholarships are funded from contributions from the SCTC faculty and staff primarily through monthly payroll deduction to the Internal Fundraising Campaign. In addition, the Foundation awarded 24 external scholarships totaling $13,250. External scholarships are funded from contributions from business partners, foundations and generous donors within our service community as well as SCTC faculty and staff for program-specific scholarships not included in the Internal Tiger Campaign.

Scholarship applications for Summer and Fall Semester 2020 will be available online from March 1 to March 30 at https://www.sctech.edu/currentstudents/student-services/financial-aid/foundation-scholarships/.

Congratulations to the following SCTC students who were awarded Internal scholarships:

The Bill Walden Memorial Textbook and Toolbox Scholarship is a $300 scholarship established in memory of former SCTC Business Management instructor Bill Walden for his commitment and contributions to the College. The Foundation awarded nine $300 scholarships for a total of $2,700.  Those receiving the scholarship for the Spring 2020 Semester are:

Kiri Day, Henry, Radiologic Technology

Billy Elliott, Upson, Applied Technical Management

Peter Ellis, Coweta, NCCER Plumbing and Pipefitting

Zari Floyd, Henry, Dental Assisting

Shelia Jimenez Hernandez, Coweta, Surgical Technology

January McCard, Upson, Respiratory Care

Jessica Miller, Upson, Health Care Management

Deanna Mitchell, Fayette, Respiratory Care

Michaela Osborne, Henry, Radiologic Technology

The GED-to-College Textbook and Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 scholarship awarded to a recent Southern Crescent Technical College Adult Education/GED graduate (completed within the last 12 months) who scored over 580 on the GED test and has enrolled in SCTC. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarship for Spring 2020 Semester to:

Christopher Williamson, Meriwether, Healthcare Assistant

The High School-to-College Textbook and Toolbox Scholarship is a $300 scholarship awarded to a recent high school graduate (graduated within the last 24 months) who is enrolled at Southern Crescent Technical College. The Foundation awarded one $300 scholarship for Spring 2020 Semester to:

Jordan Hawkins, Pike, Business Management Degree

The John Bradley Memorial Textbook and Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 scholarship established in memory of John Bradley, former Automotive Collision and Repair instructor at the College, who died of cancer in 2006. The Foundation awarded four $250 scholarships for a total of $1,000.  Those receiving the scholarship for Spring 2020 Semester are:

Billy Elliott, Upson, Applied Technical Management

Shelia Jimenez Hernandez, Coweta, Surgical Technology

Jessica Miller, Upson, Health Care Management

Deanna Mitchell, Fayette, Respiratory Care

The Lego Tigers Tuition Scholarship is a $900 tuition scholarship to a student who is not eligible for the HOPE Grant/Scholarship, WIOA and/or The PELL Grant and/or any other financial aid. The Lego Tigers Tuition Scholarship is named in honor of the winning team for the Internal Tiger Campaign for Southern Crescent Technical College. The Foundation awarded eight $900 scholarships for a total of $7,200. Those receiving the scholarship for Spring 2020 Semester are:

Deosmine Caldwell, Upson, Health Care Management

Kiri Day, Henry, Radiologic Technology

Zari Floyd, Henry, Dental Assisting

Shelia Jimenez Hernandez, Coweta, Surgical Technology

Tomeshya Jones, Lamar, Phlebotomy Technician

Jessica Miller, Upson, Health Care Management

Laura Moore, Henry, Logistics & Supply Chain Management

Michaela Osborne, Henry, Radiologic Technology

The Trevor Alexander Memorial Tuition Scholarship is a $250 tuition and fees scholarship to a student who is eligible for the HOPE Grant/Scholarship but is not eligible for The PELL Grant. Established in memory of Trevor Alexander, an Assessment Specialist at the College, who died of cancer in August 2013. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarship for Spring 2020 Semester to:

Sandra Puckett, Lamar, Paralegal Studies

 

Congratulations to the following SCTC students who were awarded External scholarships:

The Cooper Family Culinary Arts Scholarship is a $250 scholarship awarded to a currently enrolled part-time or full-time Southern Crescent Technical College student in good academic standing in a Culinary Arts program of study. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarship for Spring 2020 Semester to:

Ashly Klemm, Spalding, Culinary Arts

The Georgia Power Scholarship is a $250 textbook and toolbox scholarship funded by Georgia Power Company for the purchase of program-required tools, uniforms and/or equipment. The Foundation awarded two $250 scholarships for a total of $500.  Those receiving the scholarship for Spring 2020 Semester are:

Billy Elliott, Upson, Applied Technical Management

Shelia Jimenez Hernandez, Coweta, Surgical Technology

The Justin Peeples Memorial CIS Scholarship a $250 textbook and toolbox scholarship awarded to a student in the Computer Information Systems program. Established in memory of Justin Peeples, a Computer Network Specialist student at the College. Justin died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in 2011. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarship for Spring 2020 Semester to:

Amir Akins, Clayton, Computer Programming

The Lespedeza Fund Scholarship, honoring the memory of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Allen and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Johnson, is a $1,000 tuition, textbook and toolbox need-based scholarship awarded to a first-generation student (defined as a student whose parent(s)/legal guardian(s) have not completed a degree or any education beyond high school/first in your family to attend college to attain a certificate, diploma or degree) enrolled in one of the following programs: Allied Health, Business Technology, Criminal Justice, Industrial Systems Technology, and Logistics and Supply Chain Management. The Foundation awarded eight $1,000 scholarships for a total of $8,000.  Those receiving the scholarship for Spring 2020 Semester are:

Billy Elliott, Upson, Applied Technical Management

La’Shandis Brown, Meriwether, Respiratory Care

Zari Floyd, Henry, Dental Assisting

Shelia Jimenez Hernandez, Coweta, Surgical Technology

Tomeshya Jones, Lamar, Phlebotomy Technician

January McCard, Upson, Respiratory Care

Deanna Mitchell, Fayette, Respiratory Care

Laura Moore, Henry, Logistics & Supply Chain Management

The Schyla Avery Memorial Textbook & Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 scholarship awarded for students pursuing a degree in Respiratory Care. Established in memory of Schyla Nicole Avery, who received an AAS degree in Respiratory Care from the College, and died in a tragic house fire in 2011. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarship for Spring 2020 Semester to:

Deanna Mitchell, Fayette, Respiratory Care

The Southern Contractors Association Textbook & Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 scholarship for students in a Technical & Industrial program directly related to the building industry. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarship for Spring 2020 Semester to:

Peter Ellis, Coweta, NCCER Plumbing and Pipefitting

The Spalding County Pickleball Association Practical Nursing Scholarship is a $500 tuition scholarship awarded to a student in the Practical Nursing program. The Spalding County Pickleball Association is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization promoting and growing pickleball for the betterment of our community through active lifestyle, health & well-being, exercise and fitness, sports tourism, and economic impact. The Foundation awarded one $500 scholarship for Spring 2020 Semester to:

Jasmine Kemp, Henry, Practical Nursing

The Sundial Plumbing Tuition, Textbook and Toolbox Scholarship is a $1,250 scholarship to students in the Plumbing/Pipefitting Technology Program. The Foundation awarded one $1,250 scholarship for Spring 2020 Semester to:

Peter Ellis, Coweta, NCCER Plumbing and Pipefitting

The Upson EMC Foundation Tuition Scholarship is a $250 tuition scholarship. Student must be a Georgia resident and must live in one of the six counties Upson EMC serves: Crawford, Pike, Meriwether, Talbot, Taylor and Upson. The Foundation awarded seven $250 scholarships for a total of $1,750 for Spring 2020 Semester to:

La’Shandis Brown, Meriwether, Respiratory Care

Deosmine Caldwell, Upson, Health Care Management

Billy Elliott, Upson, Applied Technical Management

Rosanna Fetters, Pike, Nursing

January McCard, Upson, Respiratory Care

Jessica Miller, Upson, Health Care Management

Christopher Williamson, Meriwether, Healthcare Assistant

The Walker Cook Memorial Tuition Scholarship is a $250 tuition scholarship established in memory of Walker Cook who passed away in 2017, former Griffin resident and husband of Barbara Jo Cook, V.P. for Advancement at SCTC. Walker was a life-long educator who believed education improved the quality of life for individuals and communities. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarships for Spring 2020 Semester to:

Billy Elliott, Upson, Applied Technical Management