Paul D. Camp awards scholarships for spring semester
Published 9:46 am Wednesday, January 18, 2017
by Wendy Harrison
Paul D. Camp Community College has awarded scholarships to seven students to aid in paying for tuition and books for the Spring 2017 semester.
Mary Burgess of Franklin was awarded the Franklin Woman’s Club Scholarship. Olivia Davis of Courtland received the Jim Lassiter PDCCC Scholarship. Taylor Felts of Franklin received the Col. Lula B. Holland, U.S. Army (Ret.), MSE, BSN, AA Scholarship and the Connie Patterson Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund. Taylor Henry of Windsor received the Ryan L. Kirkland Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students. Bakari Jenkins of Suffolk received the Perry R. Adams Scholarship. Karla Johnson of Franklin received the Karen Phillips Chase Memorial Nursing Scholarship and the Bertella C. Westbrook Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students. Samantha Luke of Suffolk received the King’s Fork Womans’ Club of Suffolk Scholarship.
In addition to the spring awards, 29 high school students who are enrolled in dual enrollment classes received Dual Enrollment Camp Opportunity Scholarships (DECOS) for Summer 2017 or Fall 2017 semesters.
High school recipients include Haleigh Andrew of Courtland; Deja Batten of Suffolk; Tatiyahna Blakely of Suffolk; Catherine Brown of Franklin; Dante Copeland of Suffolk; Tamia Copeland of Suffolk; Ashlyn Edwards of Courtland; Cierra Eley of Franklin; Imani Garde of Suffolk; Desirae Gilmore of Suffolk; D’Avion Godwin of Suffolk; Grace Goode of Franklin; Benjamin Hanscome of Ivor; Deuntae Jefferson of Franklin; Diamond Jones of Branchville; Tallyah Larrymore of Suffolk; Amari Long of Franklin; Jevedia Martin of Suffolk; Amari Mason of Suffolk; Devlin Moody of Franklin, DeVon Morris of Suffolk; Angel Padilla of Courtland; Dominique Rodriguez of Suffolk; Dorean Seaborn of Suffolk; Destynie Sebrell of Franklin; Aaliyah Simms of Suffolk; Precious Stephens of Franklin; Jackeeta Steward of Suffolk; and JaQwon Weaver of Suffolk.
“We believe in providing students with opportunities to advance their educations,” said Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of the PDCCC Foundation Dr. Renee Felts. “It is our goal to help our students get the assistance needed to make college an attainable goal. We are fortunate to have present and former members of the community recognize the significant role that Paul D. Camp Community College plays in the lives of our students.”
A reception was held recently to provide the opportunity for interaction between the above scholarship recipients, donors and donor namesakes, and to award certificates to the students.
PDCCC awards scholarships each fall and spring semester. The college awarded $39,850 in scholarships this semester, including figures for the dual enrollment awards. For more information about PDCCC Scholarships, visit www.pdc.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/.