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Donors, Recipients Recognized at Scholarship Luncheon

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Jul
15
2013

Scholarships were presented to students and donors were recognized at the recent scholarship luncheon.

 

Piedmont Technical College student and Laurens resident Michelle Petty was recently awarded the Laurens Rotary Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Petty, an associate degree nursing, is congratulated by Greg Alexander from the Laurens Rotary Club. This scholarship is available to Laurens County students showing academic achievement and financial need. 

 

 

 

 

 

Five Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Strom Thurmond Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, presenter Shannon McCabe and Joshua Graddick, a welding student from Laurens. Not pictured are Angela Dowis, an associate degree nursing student from Abbeville; Tony Gonce, a business student from Greenwood; Tracey Marcengill, a cardiovascular technology student from Johnston; and Jacquelyn Stewart, a human services student from Greenwood. The scholarship, which is named for Senator Strom Thurmond, is awarded annually to students who display leadership abilities and maintain a minimum 3.5 grade point average. The scholarship is also based on academic achievement and financial need.

 

 

 

Piedmont Technical College student and Laurens resident Regina Jenkins (right) was recently awarded the Olly Garrison Memorial Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Jenkins, a respiratory care student, is congratulated by Becky McIntosh, vice president for student development. The scholarship is awarded annually to a returning adult student who is changing careers and maintains a minimum 3.0 grade point average.

 

 

 

 

Piedmont Technical College veterinary technology student and Greenwood resident Courtney Upton (left) were recently awarded the Wag’n Walk Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Upton is congratulated by Jennifer Wilbanks, dean of county campuses. This scholarship is available to a student majoring in the veterinary technology program that shows academic achievement and financial need.

 

 

 

 

Piedmont Technical College student and Greenwood resident Anthony King (right) was recently awarded The Links at Stoney Point PTC Golf Classic Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. King, an Associate in Arts student, is pictured with Jim Medford, owner of The Links at Stoney Point. The scholarship is funded through an annual golf tournament held each spring and selection is based on academic achievement and financial need. 

 

 

 

 

Three Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Fujifilm Manufacturing Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Nicole Harrison, an electronic engineering technology student from Greenwood; Michael Rhinehart, a heating, ventilation and air conditioning technology student from McCormick; Steve Barklow, an HVAC student from Greenwood; and Keenan Tallent, scholarship committee member. The scholarship is based on academic achievement, financial need and leadership.

 

 

 

Two Piedmont Technical College students recently received the Lakelands Orthopedic Clinic Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Jerry Alewine, dean of health science; Amy Smith, a radiologic technology student from Greenwood; and Jennifer Outzs, a radiologic technology student from Ninety Six. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student majoring in the Radiologic Technology program who is program-ready or near program-ready status and demonstrates academic achievement and financial need.

 

 

 

Piedmont Technical College student and diversified agriculture major Warren Price from Greenwood was recently awarded the “Legacy of Learning” Water Environment Association of SC Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. The scholarships is awarded to a student pursuing an associate degree related to the environment who is a resident of South Carolina, full-time or part-time with a grade point average not less than 3.0.

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