Southern Crescent Technical College

SCTC Foundation Awards 73 Scholarships for Spring Semester

SCTC Foundation

The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation awarded 73 scholarships totaling $40,900 for students enrolled in the College for Spring Semester 2019.

Of those, the Foundation awarded 25 Internal Tiger Campaign scholarships totaling $11,150.  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 48 external scholarships totaling $29,750. 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 Spring 2019 Semester are:

Tracy Boswell, Pike, Business Management

Norma Cline, Butts, Business Management

Aric Lundy, Coweta, Plumbing/Pipefitting/Environmental Horticulture

Meghan Register, Henry, Associate of Science Nursing

Zachery Wilkins, Lamar, Web Site Design

 

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 one $250 scholarship for Spring 2019 Semester to:

Charlie Wyatt, Spalding, Culinary Arts

The High School-to-College Textbook and Toolbox Scholarship is a $300 textbook and toolbox 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 two $300 scholarships for Spring 2019 Semester to:

Ashley Johnson, Butts, Medical Assisting

Jessica Wallace, Fayette, Culinary Arts

 

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 five $250 scholarships for a total of $1,250.  Those receiving the scholarship for Spring 2019 Semester are:

Tracy Boswell, Pike, Business Management

Jennifer LeGates, Henry, Medical Assisting

Aric Lundy, Coweta, Plumbing/Pipefitting/Environmental Horticulture

Meghan Register, Henry, Associate of Science Nursing

Dianne Stubbs, Butts, Respiratory Care

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 $5,400. Those receiving the scholarship for Spring 2019 Semester are:

Claude Burgess, Upson, Respiratory Care Technology

Ozemeyi Egure, Fayette, Associate of Science Nursing

Aryn Holak, Henry, Website Design

Lorna Lawrence-Mitchell, Henry, Respiratory Care Technology

Deanna Mitchell, Fayette, Respiratory Care Technology

Dianne Stubbs, Butts, Respiratory Care 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 five $250 scholarships for a total of $1,250.  Those receiving the scholarship for Spring 2019 Semester are:

Sandra Puckett, Lamar, Paralegal Studies

Logan Times, Clayton, Health Care Management

Jessica Wallace, Fayette, Culinary Arts

Zachery Wilkins, Lamar, Web Site Design

Destinee Witt, Henry, Computer Programming

 

Congratulations to the following students who were awarded External scholarships:

The Cody Blissit Textbook and Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 textbook and toolbox scholarship awarded to a student enrolled in the Accounting, Business Management, or Business Technology program. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarship for Spring 2019 Semester to:

Tracy Boswell, Pike, Business Management

The Cody Blissit Tuition Scholarship is a $250 tuition scholarship awarded to a student enrolled in the Accounting, Business Management, or Business Technology program. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarship for Spring 2019 Semester to:

Tracy Boswell, Pike, Business Management

The Delta Plumbing Educated Plumber Plumbing/Pipefitting Textbook & Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 textbook and toolbox scholarship awarded to a student in a Plumbing/Pipefitting Technology program. The Foundation awarded two $250 scholarships for a total of $500 for Spring 2019 Semester to:

Peter Ellis, Coweta, Plumbing/Pipefitting

Aric Lundy, Coweta, Plumbing/Pipefitting/Environmental Horticulture

The George Capo, D.O. Medical Assisting Tuition Scholarship is a $250 tuition scholarship awarded to a student in the Medical Assisting program. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarship for Spring 2019 Semester to:

Jennifer LeGates, Henry, Medical Assisting

The Georgia Power Company Textbook and Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 textbook and toolbox scholarship funded by Georgia Power Company for the purchase of program-required textbooks, tools, uniforms and/or equipment. The Foundation awarded 13 $250 scholarships for a total of $3,250. Those receiving the scholarship for Spring 2019 Semester are:

Tracy Boswell, Pike, Business Management

Claude Burgess, Upson, Respiratory Care Technology

Norma Cline, Butts, Business Management

Jasmine Evans, Spalding, Web Development

Aracely Ibarra, Spalding, Accounting

Lorna Lawrence-Mitchell, Henry, Respiratory Care Technology

Jennifer LeGates, Henry, Medical Assisting

Aric Lundy, Coweta, Plumbing/Pipefitting/Environmental Horticulture

Deanna Mitchell, Fayette, Respiratory Care Technology

Meghan Register, Henry, Associate of Science Nursing

Dianne Stubbs, Butts, Respiratory Care Technology

Zachery Wilkins, Lamar, Web Site Design

Shannon Wright, Spalding, Culinary Arts

The Griffin Utility Club RN Scholarship is a $250 tuition and fees scholarship to a female student from Spalding County who is in the Registered Nursing program. The Griffin Utility Club dissolved in 2017 after more than 90 years of volunteer service to the Griffin-Spalding County community and the club dispersed the assets to organizations the club supported. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarship for Spring 2019 Semester to:

 Ashley Kelley, Spalding, Associate of Science Nursing

The Justin Peeples Memorial CIS Scholarship is 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. List of textbooks and/or tools with cost estimate required with application. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarship for Spring 2019 Semester to:

Zachery Wilkins, Lamar, Web Site Design

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 seven $1,000 scholarships for a total of $7,000.  Those receiving the scholarship for Spring 2019 Semester are:

Brittany Belcher, Henry, Respiratory Care Technology

Claude Burgess, Upson, Respiratory Care Technology

Norma Cline, Butts, Business Management

Traci Durden, Fayette, Computed Tomography

Aracely Ibarra, Spalding, Accounting

Tuba Thompson, Henry, Business Management

Euriel Yates, Clayton, Respiratory Care Technology

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 Spring 2019 Semester to:

Aracely Ibarra, Spalding, Accounting

The Peachtree City Garden Club Tuition, Textbook and Toolbox Scholarship  is a $500 tuition, textbook and toolbox scholarship awarded to a student in the Environmental Horticulture program. Funded by the Peachtree City Garden Club to support education in the green industry, including landscape design, lawn care, nursery and greenhouse operations and more. The Foundation awarded one $500 scholarship for Spring 2019 Semester to:

Aric Lundy, Coweta, Plumbing/Pipefitting/Environmental Horticulture

The Schyla Nicole Avery Memorial Respiratory Care Scholarship is a $250 scholarship awarded for the purchase of program required textbooks, uniforms, equipment, and/or supplies to a student 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 2019 Semester to:

Diane Stubbs, Butts, Respiratory Care

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 four $250 scholarship for Spring 2019 Semester to:

Peter Ellis, Coweta, Plumbing/Pipefitting

Aric Lundy, Coweta, Plumbing/Pipefitting/Environmental Horticulture

Joey Pyles, Butts, Electrical Systems

Christopher Rutledge, Clayton, Welding and Joining Technology

The Sundial Plumbing Tuition, Textbook and Toolbox Scholarship is a $1,250 textbook and toolbox scholarship for the purchase of program-required textbooks, tools, uniforms, equipment, and/or supplies in the Plumbing/Pipefitting Technology Program. The Foundation awarded two $1,250 scholarships for a total of $2,500 for Spring 2019 Semester to:

Peter Ellis, Coweta, Plumbing/Pipefitting

Aric Lundy, Coweta, Plumbing/Pipefitting/Environmental Horticulture

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 five $500 scholarships for a total of $2,500.  Those receiving the scholarship for Spring 2019 Semester are:

Kami Vaughn, Henry, Culinary Arts

Jeremy Brooks, Newton, Culinary Arts

Ciarra Campbell-Philibert, Henry, Culinary Arts

Jessica Wallace, Fayette, Culinary Arts

Shannon Wright, Spalding, Culinary Arts

The SCTC Culinary Arts Travel Abroad Scholarship is a $2,500 award to a student in the Culinary Arts program for travel expenses to Kendal College in Cumbria, United Kingdom. The Foundation awarded four $2,500 scholarships for a total of $10,000.  Those receiving the scholarship for Spring 2019 Semester are:

Takeyah Bynum, Fayette, Culinary Arts

Andre Evans, Henry, Culinary Arts

Christian Taylor, Lamar, Culinary Arts

Jessica Wallace, Fayette, Culinary Arts

The SCTC Medical Assisting Tuition Scholarship is a $250 tuition scholarship award to a student in the Medical Assisting program. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarship for Spring 2019 Semester to:

Jennifer LeGates, Henry, Medical Assisting

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 one $250 scholarship for Spring 2019 Semester to:

Tracy Boswell, Pike, Business Management

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 Spring 2019 Semester to:

Dianne Stubbs, Butts, Respiratory Care