May 26, 2014
Scholarships were presented to students and donors were recognized at the recent scholarship luncheon.
Two Piedmont Technical College students recently received the Charles Baumeister Memorial Scholarship. Pictured are, from left, presenter Sally Baumeister and Halee Hinton, a cardiovascular technology student from Ware Shoals. Not pictured is DeAnna Parker, a medical coding and billing student from Ninety Six. The scholarship, which is awarded to a student with a 3.0 grade point average, was established in memory of Charles Baumeister, a long-time faculty member of the college who served as dean of the Business and Industrial Divisions and vice president for Educational Affairs.
Piedmont Technical College student and Pelion resident Alisha Wallace (center) were recently awarded the Sylvia MacFarlane Veterinary Technology Club Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Sylvia MacFarlane, former veterinary technology program director; Wallace; and Ruthie Buist, veterinary technology program director. This scholarship is available to a third semester student in the Veterinary Technology program. The student must demonstrate professionalism, be active in the SCNAVTA and have a 3.0 grade point average.
Two Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the C.Y. Thomason, Sr. Memorial Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Thomas Adams, a building construction technology student from Ridge Spring; Brent Rowland, scholarship presenter; and Savoeun Lun, a BCT student from Mountville. Named for C.Y. Thomason, who was a contractor for 50 years, the scholarship is awarded annually to a student in the Building Construction Technology program.
Piedmont Technical College student and Sumter resident Debra Jackson, right, recently received the L. Ruple Harley, Sr. Memorial Scholarship. Jackson, a funeral service major, is congratulated by David Martin, funeral service program director. The scholarship is presented annually to a funeral service major with academic achievement, leadership abilities and financial need.
Piedmont Technical College student and Greer resident Mary-Ashton Lockard (right) was recently awarded The Links at Stoney Point PTC Golf Classic Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Lockard, an accounting major, 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.
Two Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Ngoni Mafemera Memorial Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Amber Burditt, an associate degree nursing student from Abbeville; Deidre Stidom, scholarship committee member; and Jennifer Wilson, a practical nursing student from Donalds. The scholarship is provided by the 2012 Summer Senior Nursing students and is restricted to a student in the Nursing program who is a rising senior in either the ADN or PN program. The student must be active in community service and demonstrate financial need with a minimum 2.5 GPA.
Piedmont Technical College veterinary technology student and Chapin resident Laura Powell was recently awarded the Veterinary Technician of Excellence Scholarship. The scholarship is presented to second year veterinary technology students who demonstrate academic excellence, professionalism and participation in community activities.