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Scholarship Recipients, Donors Recognized at Luncheon

July 12, 2017

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

Piedmont Technical College student and Greenwood resident Samantha Long, center, was recently awarded the Countybank Foundation Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Long, an associate in science student, is pictured with Lynn Turner from Countybank, left, and John Cooper from Greenwood Capital Associates, LLC. 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. 

 

healing hands scholarshipFive Piedmont Technical College massage therapy students were recently awarded the Healing Hands Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, front from left, Peisan Hughes from Greenwood; Georganna Tidwell from Greenwood; and Holly Judd from Hodges. Back, Venus Rodgers from Mount Carmel; Michelle Liggett, massage therapy program director; and Brandon Bell from McCormick. The scholarship is awarded annually based on academic achievement, leadership ability and financial need to Massage Therapy majors.

 

david sherer scholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Iva resident Nicholas Hollingsworth was recently awarded the David Sherer Memorial Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Hollingsworth, an automotive technology student, is congratulated by Gerald Sartin, automotive technology instructor. This annual scholarship is available to an Automotive Technology student with a GPA of 2.5 or higher who has financial need.

 

 

hancock scholarshipTwo Piedmont Technical College students recently received the Gwen and Gene Hancock Memorial Scholarship at the annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, family member Tara Stoddard; Lashundra Key, a respiratory care student from Johnston; and family member Rhett Hancock. Not pictured is Dorothy Tellin, a respiratory care student from Ninety Six. 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.

 

sandra calliham scholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Chappells resident Tiffany Holcombe was recently awarded the Dr. Sandra Calliham McMullen Scholarship. Holcombe, right, an associate degree nursing student, is congratulated by Audrey Hearst, scholarship committee member. This scholarship is available to any senior graduating from McCormick High School that is pursuing a degree in (1) education or (2) health care field that shows a financial need, academic achievement and motivation to learn.

 

 

john drummond scholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Greenwood resident Mesha Triplin was recently awarded the John W. Drummond Scholarship. Triplin, right, a computer technology student, is congratulated by Dr. Ray Brooks, president of PTC. The scholarship is awarded annually and is based on academic achievement, financial need and leadership ability.

 

 

bailey foundation scholarshipThree Piedmont Technical College students recently received the Bailey Foundation Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Brantley Pressley, an accounting student from Ware Shoals; Foundation representative Robert Link; and Megan Bohland, a computer technology student from Cross Hill. Not pictured is Shirby Hunter, a business management student from Laurens. The scholarship is awarded each year to Laurens County students majoring in business or computer technology, based on academic achievement and financial need.

 

jes scholarshipPiedmont Technical College heating, ventilation and air conditioning technology student and Greenwood resident Anthony Speaks, left, recently received the J.E.S. Services HVAC Scholarship. Speaks is congratulated by David Kibler, HVAC instructor. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student majoring in HVAC Technology who has completed 12 hours in the HVAC curriculum and maintained a minimum grade point average of 3.0.

 

 

 

cc&m golf scholarshipPiedmont Technical College student and Iva resident Rusty Burton, left, was recently awarded the Computer Consultants & Merchants, Inc. PTC Golf Classic Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Burton, a welding major, is congratulated by Rocky Dunkman from CC&M, Inc. 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 First Citizens Scholarship. The students are James Jones, and industrial electronics student from Abbeville; and John Tutt, an electronic engineering technology student from Calhoun Falls. This scholarship is available to students who live in one of the following counties – Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick or Saluda. It is based on academic and financial need. 

Piedmont Technical College human services student and Greenwood resident Letasha Logan was recently awarded the Martha B. Williams Memorial Scholarship. Awarded annually to students demonstrating leadership ability, exhibiting character and good life skills, the scholarship is based on academic achievement and financial need.