Donors, Recipients Honored at Annual Scholarship Luncheon

June 10, 2016

Scholarships were awarded recently at a luncheon honoring donors and recipients.

 

bct scholarshipTwo Piedmont Technical College building construction students recently received the Building Construction Technology (BCT) Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Jared Morgan of Enoree; Bobby Roche, BCT program director; and Brandon Kelley of Honea Path. The scholarship is awarded annually based on academic achievement and financial need to Building Construction Technology majors.  

 

 

butler derrick scholarshipSeven Piedmont Technical College students recently received the Butler Derrick Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, presenter Kayla Hall; Mirisha Coleman, an associate degree nursing student from Abbeville; Yasmin Aviles, a business student from Ware Shoals; and Amy King, a funeral services student from Chesnee. Not pictured are Montell Garner, an electronic engineering technology student from Abbeville; Richard Harrison, III, a business student from Greenwood; Randy Lubich, an engineering graphics technology student from Greenwood; and Melissa Raugh, a massage therapy student from Greenwood. The scholarship, named for Congressman Butler Derrick, is awarded annually to associate degree students in high academic standing. 

 

gene and gwen hancock scholarshipThree Piedmont Technical College students recently received the Gene and Gwen Hancock Memorial Scholarship at the annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Benjamin Sorrow, a respiratory care student from Abbeville; Dr. Jerry Alewine, dean of health science; and Ashley Moran, a respiratory care student from Prosperity. Not pictured is Jonathan Riddle, a respiratory care student from Ware Shoals. Awarded annually to Respiratory Care majors, the scholarship is based on academic achievement, leadership ability and financial need. Gene Hancock was a graduate of PTC’s first evening program and was the college’s first alumni association president.

 

healing hands scholarshipTwo Piedmont Technical College massage therapy students were recently awarded the Healing Hands Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Stephanie Bohland from Cross Hill; Michelle Liggett, massage therapy program director; and Johnnetta Harris from Newberry. The scholarship is awarded annually based on academic achievement, leadership ability and financial need to Massage Therapy majors.

 

 

 

automotive technology scholarshipTwo Piedmont Technical College automotive technology students were recently awarded the Automotive Technology Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are Mason Holsonback from Edgefield and Gerald Sartin, automotive technology instructor. Not pictured is James Brock from Honea Path. The scholarship is awarded annually to an automotive technology student with a GPA of 3.0 or greater and financial need.

 

 

ecd scholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Abbeville resident Maria Serrano recently received the Early Childhood Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Serrano, right, an ECD student, is congratulated by Crystal Pittman, scholarship committee member. The scholarship is awarded to a student in the early childhood program. Selection is based on academic achievement, financial need and community involvement.  

 

 

newberry electric scholarshipTwo Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Newberry Electric Cooperative Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Felicia Coleman, an associate degree nursing student from Newberry; and Lynn Slater, scholarship committee member. Not pictured is Taiyah Bookman, an associate degree nursing student from Prosperity. Awarded annually to first and second-year students from Newberry County, the scholarship is based on academic achievement and financial need.  

 

 

weasc scholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Ware Shoals resident Thomas Whelan, right, was recently awarded the Water Environment Association of SC “Legacy of Learning” Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Whelan, a mechanical engineering technology student, is congratulated by Heather Beard. The scholarship 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.

 

 

La Puerta de Esperanza ScholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Honea Path resident Estefania Vera Gonzalez, left, recently received the La Puerta de Esperanza Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Gonzalez, an early care and education student, is congratulated by Carol Gray, scholarship donor. La Puerta de Esperanza "The Door of Hope" is a compassionate ministry of the Greenwood Community Church of the Nazarene. The La Puerta de Esperanza Scholarship was established to help students who do not qualify for state or federal tuition aid.

 

 

martha williams scholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Union resident Kandice Blackwood, right, was recently awarded the Martha B. Williams Memorial Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Blackwood, an associate in science major, is congratulated by Angie Robinson of the Williams family. Awarded annually to students demonstrating leadership ability, exhibiting character and good life skills, the scholarship is based on academic achievement and financial need.  

 

 

people that care scholarshipTwo Piedmont Technical College students recently received the People that Care Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Nancy Wilkie, funeral service program administrative specialist; and Lisa Ashby, a funeral service education student from Greer. Not pictured is Violet Gadson, a funeral service education student from Goose Creek. This scholarship is available to a Funeral Services major with academic achievement, leadership abilities and financial need.

 

 

mja scholarshipThree Piedmont Technical College students recently received the MJA Endowed Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Lovelette Kenley, an administrative office technology student from North Augusta; and Kara McAlister, scholarship committee member. Not pictured are Brian Davis, a pharmacy technology student from Trenton; and Benjamin Dodson, a diversified agriculture student from Trenton. This scholarship was established by a friend of the college who chooses to remain anonymous. It is available to a student from Edgefield County.

 

 

Piedmont Technical College associate in arts student and Saluda resident Evon Brooks recently received the Alfred and Miriam Adams Endowed Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. The scholarship is awarded annually to a Saluda County resident.

 

Piedmont Technical College automotive technology student and Prosperity resident Michael Monjoy was recently awarded the David Sherer Memorial Scholarship. This annual scholarship is available to an Automotive Technology student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher who has financial need.

 

Two Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Annie Lee Swygert Scholarship. Recipients were Cheryl Perry, an associate in arts student from Waterloo; and Kayla Starnes, a human services student from Greenwood. The scholarship is awarded each year based on academic achievement and financial need to a South Carolina resident.