Southern Crescent Technical College

SCTC Foundation Awards Summer Semester Scholarships

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The Southern Crescent Technical College Foundation awarded 73 scholarships totaling $33,500 for students enrolled in the College for Summer Semester 2018.  Of those, the Foundation awarded 52 Internal Tiger Campaign scholarships totaling $18,750.  Internal scholarships are funded from contributions from the SCTC faculty and staff primarily thorough monthly payroll deduction to the Internal Fundraising Campaign. In addition, the Foundation awarded 21 external scholarships totaling $14,750. 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 Scholarship is a $300 textbook scholarship established in memory of former SCTC Business Management instructor Bill Walden for his commitment and contributions to the College. The Foundation awarded 23 $300 scholarships for a total of $6,900.  Those receiving the scholarship for the Summer 2018 Semester are:

Nancy Bickers, Medical Assisting

Tracy Boswell, Business Management

Norma Cline, Business Technology

Jodi Coffer, Pharmacy Technology           

Ryan Crawford, Construction Management

Courtney Dillon, Radiologic Technology

Mary Elizabeth Dopson, Associate of Science Nursing

Terry Dorsey, Computer Programming

Matthue Gilmore, Networking Specialist

Toronda Glaze, Medical Assisting

Ida Higgins, Business Management/Culinary Arts

John Hudson, Associate of Science Nursing

Shirley Jones, Pharmacy Technology

Ashley Kelley, Associate of Science Nursing

Kacey McCarty, Associate of Science Nursing

Nancy McCharge, Business Management

Samantha Minyard, Medical Assisting

Candis Prewitt, Health Care Management

Joey Pyles, Electrical Systems Technology

Shelley St. Hilaire-Bodiford, Medical Assisting

Logan Times, Phlebotomy Technology

Kami Vaughn, Culinary Arts

Zachery Williams, Web Site Design

The High School-to-College Textbook Scholarship is a $300 textbook 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 the Summer 2018 Semester to:

Logan Times, Phlebotomy Technology

The John Bradley Memorial Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 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 17 $250 scholarships for a total of $4,250.  Those receiving the scholarship for Summer 2018 Semester are:

Nancy Bickers, Medical Assisting

Norma Cline, Business Technology          

Ryan Crawford, Construction Management

Mary Elizabeth Dopson, Associate of Science Nursing

Terry Dorsey, Computer Programming

Matthue Gilmore, Networking Specialist

Toronda Glaze, Medical Assisting

John Hudson, Associate of Science Nursing

Rugiatu Jalloh, Associate of Science Nursing

Shirley Jones, Pharmacy Technology

Ashley Kelley, Associate of Science Nursing

Kacey McCarty, Associate of Science Nursing

Nancy McCharge, Business Management

Samantha Minyard, Medical Assisting

Joey Pyles, Electrical Systems Technology

Shelley St. Hilaire-Bodiford, Medical Assisting

Kami Vaughn, Culinary Arts

The Monster 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 Foundation awarded seven $900 scholarships for a total of $6,300.  Those receiving the scholarship for Summer 2018 Semester are:

Karen Boddie, Pharmacy Technology      

Maegan Conner, Respiratory Care Technology

Ryan Crawford, Construction Management

Mary Elizabeth Dopson, Associate of Science Nursing

Toronda Glaze, Medical Assisting

Ashley Kelley, Associate of Science Nursing

Candis Prewitt, Health Care Management

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 four $250 scholarships for a total of $1,000.  Those receiving the scholarship for Summer 2018 Semester are:

Darbi Callaway, Medical Assisting

Courtney Dillon, Radiologic Technology

Shirley Jones, Pharmacy Technology

Morgan McDevitt, Healthcare Assistant

 

Congratulations to the following students who were awarded External scholarships:

The George Capo, D.O. Medical Assisting Tuition, Textbook & Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 tuition, textbook and toolbox scholarship awarded to a student in the Medical Assisting program. Funded by Dr. Capo, who is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine, specializes in Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine in Spalding and Upson counties. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarship for the Summer 2018 Semester to:

Nancy Bickers, Medical Assisting

The Coweta-Fayette EMC Trust, Inc. Scholarship is $1,000 tuition, textbook and toolbox scholarship award to a student in the Coweta-Fayette EMC Service Area and the scholarship is made possible with funds from the EMC Trust’s Operation Round Up Program. The Foundation awarded six $1,000 scholarships for a total of $6,000.  Those receiving the scholarship for Summer 2018 Semester are:

Matthue Gilmore, Networking Specialist

Ashley Kelley, Associate of Science Nursing

Whittley Parks, Applied Technical Management

Shareka Reed, Health Care Assistant/Surgical Technology

Michael Thompson, Automotive Technology Degree

Logan Times, Phlebotomy 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. This means that you are the 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 six $1,000 scholarships for a total of $6,000.  Those receiving the scholarship for Summer 2018 Semester are:

Karen Boddie, Pharmacy Technology

Norma Cline, Business Technology

Jodi Coffer, Pharmacy Technology

Maegan Conner, Respiratory Care Technology

Shirley Jones, Pharmacy Technology

Alexis Woods, Practical Nursing

The Mary Zager Memorial Scholarship is a $250 tuition, textbook and toolbox scholarship. Established in memory of Mary Zager, an active volunteer in the Griffin community and a strong advocate for education who had a passion for life and work. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarship for the Summer 2018 Semester to:

Tracy Boswell, Business Management

The SCTC Culinary Arts Advisory Committee Tuition, Textbook & Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 tuition, textbook and toolbox scholarship award to a student in the Culinary Arts program. The Foundation awarded two $250 scholarships for a total of $500.  Those receiving the scholarship for Summer 2018 Semester are:

Ida Higgins, Griffin, Business Management/Culinary Arts

April Montgomery, Jackson, Culinary Arts

The SCTC Culinary Arts Advisory Committee Tuition, Textbook & Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 tuition, textbook and toolbox scholarship award to a student in the Culinary Arts program. The Foundation awarded three $250 scholarships for a total of $750.  Those receiving the scholarship for Summer 2018 Semester are:

Ida Higgins, Griffin, Business Management/Culinary Arts

Roslyn Johnson, Culinary Arts

Kami Vaughn, Culinary Arts

 The SCTC Medical Assisting Tuition, Textbook & Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 tuition, textbook and toolbox scholarship awarded to a student in the Medical Assisting program. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarship for the Summer 2018 Semester to:

Nancy Bickers, Medical Assisting

The Southern Contractors Association Tuition, Textbook & Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 tuition, textbook and toolbox scholarship awarded to a student in the Technical and Industrial programs. The Foundation awarded two $250 scholarships for a total of $500. Those receiving the scholarship for the Summer 2018 Semester are:

Ryan Crawford, Construction Management

Joey Pyles, Electrical Systems Technology

The Upson EMC Foundation Tuition, Textbook & Toolbox Scholarship is a $250 tuition, textbook and toolbox 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 the Summer 2018 Semester to:

Tracy Boswell, Business Management

The Walker Cook Jr. Memorial Scholarship is a $250 tuition, textbook and toolbox scholarship. Established in memory of Walker Cook, Jr., 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. List of books, tools/supplies with cost estimate required with application. The Foundation awarded one $250 scholarship for the Summer 2018 Semester to:

Terry Dorsey, Computer Programming