MGTC Foundation Awards Over $9,500 in Scholarships
Warner Robins - The Middle Georgia Technical College Foundation recently awarded over $9,500 in scholarships to 22 students at the Fall Quarter Awards Day ceremony held December 1 at the MGTC Auditorium. Students will use the awards to help with costs associated with furthering their education, including tuition, books, fees, and supplies.
The scholarship process is organized by the MGTC Foundation. aaaAll students are invited to apply for scholarships during the early part of the quarter. After applications are submitted, a committee reviews the applicants to make award decisions.
Students selected for scholarships include Dale Tressler, an accounting student from Warner Robins, who received the BB&T Phi Beta Lambda Scholarship; Brandi Collier of Byron, who received the Cosmetology Scholarship; Scott Giles, an Electronics student from Unadilla, who received the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Scholarship; Sarah Fletcher, an Electronics student from Warner Robins, who received the Flint Energies Foundation Scholarship; Stacy Aquino, an Electronics student from Warner Robins, who received the Warner Robins Rotary Club scholarship; and Jerry Bennett, a Machine Tool Technology student from Bonaire, who received the VFW Northside Warner Robins Post 9998 Scholarship.
Other scholarship recipients include Sonji Kearney of Warner Robins, who received the Medical Assisting Scholarship; Jessica Peavy, a Practical Nursing student from Hawkinsville, who received the Way Brother"s Memorial Scholarship; Chelsea Childs, a Practical Nursing student from Unadilla, who received the Danyel B. Allen Scholarship and the MGTC Club Sports Scholarship; Barry Ingle, an Automotive Technology student Kathleen, who received the Firestone Scholarship; and Chris Marchesini, an Automotive Technology student from Warner Robins, who also received the Firestone Scholarship..
The MGTC Foundation also awarded 11 Foundation scholarships at $500 each. The Foundation is able to provide these scholarships through fundraisers such as the annual Golf Tournament, the Hooterville Hoedown Reverse Raffle, and the newest event, the Race for Education 5k/10/fun run event.
Middle Georgia Technical College Foundation scholarships were awarded to Mark Bradley, a Radiologic Technology student from Macon; Jerome King, an Aircraft Structural Technology student from Forth Valley; Tracey Griffith, a Cosmetology student from Cochran; Donna James, a Cosmetology student from Bonaire; Brandi Stone, a Dental Hygiene student from Warner Robins; Maria Tran, a Dental Hygiene student from Kathleen; Jessica Cameron, an Early Childhood Care and Education student from Warner Robins; Tami Blackley, a Radiologic Technology student from Bonaire; Amy Hayes, a Radiologic Technology student from Perry; Laura Monsalve, a Radiologic Technology student from Warner Robins; and Kayla Ready, a Radiologic Technology student from Cochran.
The Middle Georgia Technical College Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the College and its students by supplementing available state resources with private funding to help further the College"s mission of contributing to the economic and educational development of the community. A large portion of funds raised by the Foundation are earmarked specifically for student scholarships. All donations made to the MGTC Foundation are tax-deductible.
For more information on the MGTC Foundation, call 478.988.6800, ext. 7201 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, you can make a tax-deductible donate online at www.middlegatech.edu/about/foundation.
Chelsea Childs, a Practical Nursing student from Unadilla, accepts the Danyel B. Allen Scholarship from Dr. Amy Holloway, vice president for Academic Affairs at MGTC.