Donors, Recipients Honored at Scholarship Luncheon

June 1, 2015

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

Allred ScholarshipFour Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Allred Leadership Scholarship. Pictured are, from left, Evelyn Beck, scholarship committee member; Zackery McGee, a machine tool technology student from Ware Shoals; and Carl Ouzts, a  building construction technology student from North Augusta. Not pictured are Rebecca Bartley, an associated degree nursing student from Saluda; and Leslie Sargent, a radiologic technology student from Greenwood. The scholarship is awarded annually to high school seniors, based on academic achievement, financial need and leadership. 

 

Lakelands Home Builders ScholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Greenwood resident Terry Stancil recently received the Lakelands Homebuilders Association of Greenwood Scholarship at the annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Andy Parker, LHA representative; Stancil, a building construction technology student; and Candi Padgett, LHA representative. The scholarship is awarded annually to BCT students based on academic achievement.  

 

 

LPGA Symetra ScholarshipSix Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the LPGA Symetra Health Classic Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured from left are Jasmine Bates, a patient care technician student from Pomaria; Jim Medford, chairman of the PTC Foundation board; Denise Medford; Brandye Willis, an associate degree nursing student from McCormick; Linda Lopez, an Associate in Arts-Nursing Transfer student from Greenwood; Abigail Hershberger, an ADN student from Due West; and Amber Campbell, an ADN student from Royston. Not pictured is Andrea Wells, an occupational therapy assistant student from Greenwood. Proceeds from the 2014 inaugural LPGA Self Regional Healthcare Classic at The Links at Stoney Point were donated to the Piedmont Technical College Foundation for scholarships. Awards are available to a students enrolled in the Allied Health or Nursing programs.

 

 

Laurens Co Chamber ScholarshipFour Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Laurens County Chamber Cecil Davenport Memorial Scholarship. Pictured are, from left, Cory Green, a mechatronics technology student from Waterloo; Crystal Turner, a medical assisting student from Laurens; Daniel Shiflet, a human services student from Mountville; and Greg Alexander from the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce. Not pictured is William Deal, a welding student from Cross Hill. The scholarship is available to Laurens County residents based on academic achievement. 

 

 

The Links Golf ScholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Lincolnton resident Ariel 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 congratulated by Brenda Brooks, scholarship committee member. The scholarship is funded through an annual golf tournament held each spring and selection is based on academic achievement and financial need. 

 

 

 

Casandra Laster ScholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Iva resident Elizabeth Groves (right) received the Casandra Cae Laster Memorial Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Groves, a commercial art student, is congratulated by Jesse Stevens. The scholarship was established in Laster’s memory for students enrolled in the commercial arts program and is based on academic achievement. 

 

 

 

Jane Burgdork ScholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Anderson resident Kim Cureton, right, received the Jane Burgdorf Realtor Cardiovascular Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Cureton, a cardiovascular technology student, is congratulated by Gus Burgdorf. The scholarship is awarded annually to a cardiovascular technology student and is based on academic achievement. 

 

 

 

Adams ScholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Leesville resident Ashley Maricle (right) received the Alfred and Miriam Adams Endowed Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Maricle, a massage therapy student, is pictured with scholarship donor Miriam Adams. The scholarship is awarded annually to a Saluda County resident.

 

 

 

Bailey Foundation ScholarshipTwo Piedmont Technical College students recently received the Bailey Foundation Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Sara Pinson (right), a business student from Waterloo, is congratulated by Kris Burris. Not pictured is Vaibhav Patel, an accounting student from Clinton. The scholarship is awarded each year to Laurens County students majoring in business or computer technology, based on academic achievement and financial need.