Scholars, Donors Honored at Luncheon

May 11, 2015

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

 

Countybank ScholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Greenwood resident Cheryl Mackey (right) was recently awarded the Countybank Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Mackey, a computer technology major, is congratulated by David Thompkins from Countybank. The scholarship is awarded annually to Greenwood County residents enrolled in the Business curriculum. Selection is based on scholastic record, financial need and faculty recommendations. 

 

 

 

Aaron Industries ScholarshipThree Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Aaron Industries Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Jim Medford, retired CEO of Aaron Industries, Inc.; Rochelle Nabors, an Associate in Arts-Nursing Transfer student from Laurens; and Denise Medford, donor. Not pictured are Alex Cantrell, a radiologic technology student from Clinton; and Diana Gutierrez, a practical nursing student from Clinton. The scholarship is available to seniors who attend any of the high schools in Laurens County and is based on financial need and academic achievement. 

 

 

Honeycutt ScholarshipTwo Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Honeycutt Scholarship. Pictured are, from left, Brenda Brooks, scholarship committee member, and Sandricka Rolland, a massage therapy student from Johnston. Not pictured is Tammie Bush, an associate degree nursing student from Johnston. The scholarship is awarded annually to Edgefield County students and is based on academic achievement and financial need.

 

 

 

Henry Blohm ScholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Ware Shoals resident Caleb McCall was recently awarded the Henry Blohm Leadership Scholarship. McCall (left), a mechanical engineering technology student, is congratulated by Brenda Brooks, scholarship committee member. The scholarship is available to a student who has exhibited academic achievement, leadership abilities and financial need. 

 

 

 

 

Sylvia MacFarlane ScholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Columbia resident Jennifer Dresser (left) were recently awarded the Sylvia MacFarlane Veterinary Technology Club Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Dresser, a veterinary technology student, is congratulated by Carol Paguntalan, scholarship committee member. 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.

 

 

 

WA Klauber ScholarshipTwo Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the W. A. Klauber Memorial Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Megan Long, a radiologic technology student from Newberry; Dr. Jerry Alewine, dean of health science; and Tamara Cole, a radiologic technology student from Honea Path. Awarded annually to radiologic technology majors with at least one semester in clinical, the scholarship is based on academic achievement and financial need.       

 

 

 

Ngoni Mafemera ScholarshipTwo Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Ngoni Mafemera Memorial Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Janean Reish, scholarship committee member; and Alissa Gambrell, an associate degree nursing student from Anderson. Not pictured is Quanesha Rikard, a practical nursing student from Newberry. 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.  

 

 

 

WEASC ScholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Clinton resident Matthew Gault (left) was recently awarded the Water Environment Association of SC “Legacy of Learning” Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Gault, a heating, ventilation and air conditioning student, is congratulated by Danny Polatty, Jr. 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.

 

 

 

Veterinary Technician of Excellence ScholarshipTwo Piedmont Technical College veterinary technology students were recently awarded the Veterinary Technician of Excellence Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Ashley Polson from Woodruff; Emilie Nash from Greenwood; and Carol Paguntalan, scholarship committee member. The scholarship is presented to second year veterinary technology students who demonstrate academic excellence, professionalism and participation in community activities.

 

 

 

Capsugel ScholarshipNine Piedmont Technical College students were awarded the Capsugel Scholarship at a recent scholarship luncheon. Pictured, from left, are Tabatha Malone, a commercial art student from Greenwood; Malaurie Hullings, an engineering graphics technology student from Plum Branch; Karen Martin, a pharmacy technology student from Greenwood; Charles Todd, a mechatronics technology student from Greenwood; Leslie Sargent, a radiologic technology student from Greenwood; Patricia Thew, an Associate in Science student from Plum Branch; Debbie Walling, Capsugel representative; Stacy Holloway, Capsugel representative; and Kenneth Washington, a mechatronics technology student from Hodges. Not pictured are Heather Green, an associate degree nursing student from Greenwood; and Chelsea Latimer, a radiologic technology student from Donalds. Awarded annually, the scholarship is based on academic achievement and financial need.