ptc foundation board scholarship

Scholarship Luncheon Honors Donors, Recipients

July 7, 2017

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

Four Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the PTC Foundation Board Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Jessi Boland, a welding student from Little Mountain; and Rocky Dunkman, Piedmont Technical College Foundation Board member. Not pictured are Brandon Ouzts, an associate in arts student from Saluda; David Risner, Jr., a horticulture student from Abbeville; and Nicholas Stevenson, an associate in arts student from Greenwood. The scholarships are awarded to an outstanding high school graduate from each of the college's supporting counties based on academic achievement while in high school.

 

sterilite scholarshipFour Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Sterilite Corporation Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Daniel DeLong, a welding student from Clinton; and David Kibler, HVAC instructor. Not pictured are Megan Bass, an associate in arts student from Clinton; Melissa Homovich, an administrative office technology student from Greenwood; and Lindsay Miller, an administrative office technology student from Joanna. This scholarship is available to Sterilite employees and members of their immediate family from Laurens and Greenwood who show academic achievement and financial need.

 

 

agape scholarshipFour Piedmont Technical College occupational therapy students were recently awarded the Agape Senior Occupational Therapy Assistant Scholarship. Pictured are, from left, Cindy James from Agape Senior; and Lauren Suggs, an occupational therapy student from Donalds. Not pictured are Yashara Avery from Greenwood; Kathy Lang from Gray Court; and Whitney Pough from Batesburg. Agape Senior has established a scholarship to assist a student majoring in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program. Criteria includes academic achievement and financial need. Preference is given to Agape Senior employees.

 

 

capsugel scholarshipNine Piedmont Technical College students were awarded the Capsugel Scholarship at a recent scholarship luncheon. Pictured, front from left, are Brandi Lambert, a medical assisting student from Greenwood; Heather Benshoof, a human services student from Abbeville; and Meredith Beiler, an associate degree nursing student from Abbeville. Back, Doug Whitesides, Capsugel representative; Janeva Lindler, a patient care technician student from Newberry; and Lourdes Corona, a computer technology student from Hodges. Not pictured are Renee Giovengo, an associate degree nursing student from Lincolnton, Ga.; Ashley Jackett, an associate in science student from Greenwood; Joseph Jones, a welding student from Whitmire; and Kate Lynn, an associate degree nursing student from North Augusta. Awarded annually, the scholarship is based on academic achievement and financial need.  

 

allred scholarshipFour Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Allred Leadership Scholarship. Pictured are, from left, Rella Allred, scholarship donor; and Megan Deason from Pomaria. Not pictured are Kristopher Gilmer from Honea Path; William Lever from Pomaria; and Carly Wright from Lexington. The scholarship is awarded annually to high school seniors, based on academic achievement, financial need and leadership. 

 

 

laurens rotary scholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Laurens resident Michelle Izaguirre, left, was recently awarded the Laurens Rotary Club Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Izaguirre, a mechatronics technology student, is congratulated by Marc Coker from the Laurens Rotary Club. This scholarship is available to Laurens County students showing academic achievement and financial need. 

 

 

newberry county hospital scholarshipThree Piedmont Technical College students recently received the Newberry County Memorial Hospital Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Rhonda Belk, an associate in arts student from Ninety Six; Bruce Baldwin from Newberry County Memorial Hospital; and Michelle Dill, a veterinary technology student from Wagener. Not pictured is Rachel Brandis, a veterinary technology student from Columbia. Newberry County Memorial Hospital established this scholarship in 2016 to help support the students in the Health Science or Nursing programs with a minimum 2.5 program GPA. Selection is based on financial need and leadership ability.

 

olly garrison scholarshipTwo Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Olly Garrison Memorial Scholarship. Pictured are, from left, Diane Jackson, scholarship donor; and Justin Bladon, a diversified agriculture student from Abbeville. Not pictured is Cassandra Cheatham, a cardiovascular technology student from Edgefield. The scholarship is awarded annually to a returning adult student who is changing careers and maintains a minimum 3.0 grade point average.

 

 

w a 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, Tom Klauber, donor; Allison Lake, a radiologic technology student from Saluda; Christina Dominick, a radiologic technology student from Greenwood; and Bill Klauber, donor. Awarded annually to radiologic technology majors with at least one semester in clinical, the scholarship is based on academic achievement and financial need.           

 

 

ptc golf scholarshipTen Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the PTC Golf Classic Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, front from left, Christopher Greenway, an associate in arts student from Greenwood; and O’Shaunaessy Spann, a cardiovascular technology student from Aiken. Back, Helen Williams, a business student from Greenwood; Fran Wiley, assistant vice president for development; and Luke Seigler, a mechanical engineering technology student from Plum Branch. Not pictured are Destiny Cockrell, an early care and education student from Greenwood; Erica Ford, a medical assisting student from Ninety Six; Bridgette Morris, an associate in science student from Whitmire; Michael Richey, a mechatronics student from Clinton; Jesse Smith, a diversified agriculture student from Belton; and Tianna Wooten, a respiratory care student from Honea Path. The scholarship is awarded annually and is based on academic achievement and financial need.

 

Piedmont Technical College associate in arts student and Saluda resident Linda Sorcia was recently awarded the Annie Lee Swygert Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded each year based on academic achievement and financial need to a South Carolina resident.

Piedmont Technical College human services student and Greenwood resident Velvet Gresham recently received the Greenwood Vocational Rehabilitation Advisory Board Scholarship. Awarded annually to second-year human services students from Greenwood, Abbeville, McCormick or Saluda County, the scholarship is based on academic achievement and financial need.