May 8, 2014
Scholarships were presented to students and donors were recognized at the recent scholarship luncheon.
Piedmont Technical College student and Greenwood resident Shawn Douglas (center) received the Nancy Taylor Hall Memorial Scholarship at a recent scholarship luncheon. Douglas, a massage therapy student, is congratulated by Taylor Ramey (left) and Courtenay Ramey, donors and presenters. The scholarship is awarded annually to a health science program student and is based on financial need and academic achievement.
Piedmont Technical College student and Greenwood resident Autumn Montgomery (right) recently received the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Montgomery, a business major, is congratulated by Vernessia Wideman, admissions administrative specialist. Supported through the fundraising events of the PTC’s Omega Chi Chapter, the scholarship is awarded annually to active members. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for students of two-year colleges.
Piedmont Technical College human services student Clarice Hardaway of Greenwood recently received the Jeanne Florence Scholarship Award. Pictured are, from left, Angie Kingsmore, Peggy Byess, Lori Florence, Hardaway and Phil McKinney. This scholarship is available to past Educational Talent Search or Upward Bound students or a Student Support Services participant and is based on financial need, academic achievement and recommendation by the Student Support Services director and staff.
Five Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Fujifilm Manufacturing Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, David Rosenbaum, scholarship committee member; Braden Bright, a heating, ventilation and air conditioning technology student from Hodges; and Charles Todd, a mechatronics technology student from Greenwood. Not pictured are Darby Brown, a business student from McCormick; Meghan Malone, a computer technology student from Hodges; and Joshua Phillips, a mechanical engineering technology student from Hodges. The scholarship is based on academic achievement, financial need and leadership.
Three Piedmont Technical College students recently received the Building Construction Technology (BCT) Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured, from left, are David Kibler, interim dean of engineering and industrial technology; Bruce Fifer, BCT instructor; Kesha Jones of Johnston; Michael Turner of Clinton; and Christine Martin of Greenwood. The scholarship is awarded annually based on academic achievement and financial need to Building Construction Technology majors.
Piedmont Technical College student and Anderson resident Tamara Hunter (right) was recently awarded the Brighter Futures Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Hunter, a human services student, is pictured with Gus Burgdorf, PTC Foundation development associate. This scholarship is the Piedmont Technical College Scholarship Committee’s “Choice Award” and is available to any Piedmont Technical College student.
Three Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Sterilite Corporation Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Linda Lopez, an Associate in Arts student from Greenwood; Evelyn Beck, dean of arts and sciences; and Maggie Moore, an Associate in Science student from Cross Hill. Not pictured is Christel Coleman, a pre-nursing student from Cross Hill. This scholarship is available to Sterilite employees and members of their immediate family from Laurens and Greenwood who show academic achievement and financial need.
Piedmont Technical College veterinary technology student and Gray Court resident Bethany Prescott was recently awarded the Laurens County Chamber Cecil Davenport Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is available to Laurens County residents based on academic achievement.