Southern Crescent Technical College

SCTC Foundation Awards 56 Scholarships for Summer Semester

SCTC Foundation

The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation awarded 56 scholarships totaling $27,600 for students enrolled in the College for Summer Semester 2019.

Of those, the Foundation awarded 37 Internal Tiger Campaign scholarships totaling $15,600.  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 19 external scholarships totaling $12,000. 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.

Congratulations to the following students who were awarded Internal scholarships:

The Bill Walden Memorial Textbook and Toolbox Scholarship is a $300 textbook and toolbox scholarship established in memory of former SCTC Business Management instructor Bill Walden for his commitment and contributions to the College. The Foundation awarded five $300 scholarships for a total of $1,500.  Those receiving the scholarship for the Summer 2019 Semester are:

Ciarra Campbell, Henry, Culinary Arts

Norma  Cline, Butts, Business Management

Adriana Fajardo, Spalding, Accounting

Wesley Isibor, Clayton, Health Care Assistant

Aric Lundy, Coweta, NCCER Plumbing and Pipefitting

Rajada Murray, Henry, Health Care Assistant

Joey Pyles, Butts, Electrical Systems Tech

Jessica Thomas, Henry, Consumer Economics

Michaela Osborne, Henry, Radiologic Technology

Christopher Williamson, Meriwether, Health Care Assistant

 

The GED-to-College Textbook and Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 textbook and toolbox 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 three $250 scholarships for a total of $750 for Summer 2019 Semester to:

La'Jessica Burden, Butts, Accounting

Dao Pham, Henry, Health Care Management

Christopher Williamson, Meriwether, Health Care Assistant

 

The John Bradley Memorial Textbook and Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 textbook and toolbox scholarship for the purchase of program-required tools, uniforms, equipment, and/or supplies. Established in memory of John Bradley, former Automotive Collision and Repair instructor at the College, who died of cancer in 2006. The Foundation awarded 12 $250 scholarships for a total of $3,000.  Those receiving the scholarship for Summer 2019 Semester are:

Ciarra Campbell, Henry, Culinary Arts

Norma  Cline, Butts, Business Management

Adriana Fajardo, Spalding, Accounting

Wesley Isibor, Clayton, Health Care Assistant

Rachelle Jones, Henry, Business Management

Aric Lundy, Coweta, NCCER Plumbing and Pipefitting

Deanna Mitchell, Fayette, Respiratory Care

Rajada  Murray, Henry, Health Care Assistant

Michaela Osborne, Henry, Radiologic Technology

Joey Pyles, Butts, Electrical Systems Tech

Jessica Thomas, Henry, Consumer Economics

Christopher Williamson, Meriwether, Health Care Assistant

The Dream Makers 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 Dream Makers Tuition Scholarship is named in honor of the winning team for the Internal Tiger Campaign for Southern Crescent Technical College. The Foundation awarded seven $900 scholarships for a total of $8,100. Those receiving the scholarship for Summer 2019 Semester are:

Kiri Day, Henry, Radiologic Technology

Aryn Holak, Dream Makers, Web Site Design Degree

Kayla Knighton, Dream Makers, Associates of Science Nursing

Lorna Lawrence-Mitchell, Henry, Respiratory Care

Deanna Mitchell, Fayette, Respiratory Care

Michaela Osborne, Henry, Radiologic Technology

Dianne Stubbs, Butts, Respiratory Care

Zackery Wilkins, Lamar, Web Site Design

Euriel Yates, Clayton, Respiratory Care

 

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 three $250 scholarships for a total of $750.  Those receiving the scholarship for Summer 2019 Semester are:

La'Jessica Burden, Butts, Accounting

Ashly Klemm, Spalding, Culinary Arts

Jessica Wallace, Fayette, Culinary Arts

 

Congratulations to the following students who were awarded External scholarships:

The Coweta-Fayette EMC Foundation Scholarship is a $1,000 tuition, textbook and toolbox scholarship awarded to a currently enrolled part-time or full-time student at Southern Crescent Technical College in good academic standing. Recipients must reside within the Coweta-Fayette EMC’s service area but do not have to receive the service. The Foundation awarded four $1,000 scholarships for a total of $4,000.  Those receiving the scholarship for Summer 2019 Semester are:

Desaray Burke, Coweta, Associates of Science Nursing

Ozemeyi Egure, Fayette, Associates of Science Nursing

Alfred Smith, Coweta, Paramedicine

Michael Thompson, Fayette, Automotive Technology

 

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 five $1,000 scholarships for a total of $5,000.  Those receiving the scholarship for Summer 2019 Semester are:

Wesley Isibor, Clayton, Health Care Assistant

Aric Lundy, Coweta, NCCER Plumbing and Pipefitting

Rajada Murray, Henry, Health Care Assistant

Jessica Thomas, Henry, Consumer Economics

Christopher Williamson, Meriwether, Health Care Assistant

 

The Melvin Memorial Accounting Tuition Scholarship is a $250 tuition scholarship awarded to a student in an Accounting program. Thomas Duane Melvin grew up in Barnesville and graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in accounting. His greatest joys were his family, football, grilling, coin collecting and chess. He was a former CPA with Melvin, Rooks, and Howell in Griffin who died in August of 2018. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarship for Summer 2019 Semester to:

Adriana Fajardo, Spalding, Accounting

 

The Southern Contractors Association Textbook & Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 textbook & toolbox scholarship for the purchase of program-required textbooks, tools, uniforms, equipment, and/or supplies. This scholarship is for students in a Technical & Industrial program directly related to the building industry. The Foundation awarded two $250 scholarships for a total $500 for Summer 2019 Semester to:

Aric Lundy, Coweta, NCCER Plumbing and Pipefitting

Joey Pyles, Butts, Electrical Systems Tech

 

The SCTC Culinary Arts Advisory Committee Tuition, Textbook & Toolbox Scholarship is a $500 tuition, textbook and toolbox scholarship award to a student in the Culinary Arts program. The Foundation awarded two $500 scholarships for a total of $1,000.  Those receiving the scholarship for Summer 2019 Semester are:

Ciarra Campbell, Henry, Culinary Arts

Jessica Wallace, Fayette, Culinary Arts

 

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 four $250 scholarships for a total of $1,000 for Summer 2019 Semester to:

Darbi Callaway, Upson, Health Care Management

Claude  Burgess , Upson, Respiratory Care

Lauren  Davis, Meriwether, EMS Professions

Christopher Williamson, Meriwether, Health Care 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 scholarship for Summer 2019 Semester to:

Jessica Thomas, Henry, Consumer Economics