Seventeen Scholarship Recipients Honored at Spring 2014 Awards Reception

PDCCC Donor_Student Group
Seated from left, are: Paul Wm. Conco, Ph.D., (College President), Alona Stephens-Jones, Jacqueline Rawlings, Angelita Bease (scholars) and Col. Lula B. Holland (representative of the Col. Lula B. Holland, U.S. Army (Ret.), MSW, BSN, AA Scholarship). In back: Martha Page (King’s Fork Woman’s Club of Suffolk), Felicia Blow (Vice President for Institutional Advancement), Marie Bowman and Sarah Willman (King’s Fork Woman’s Club of Suffolk), Wanda Olden (scholar), Anne Hager (Franklin Woman’s Club), Donna Lloyd (scholar), the Honorable William K. Barlow (representative of Gordon “Gene” Barlow Jr. Scholarship Fund), Lynda Updike (PDCCC Foundation Board member), Sandy Kirkland (representative of Ryan L. Kirkland Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students), Teresa Harrison (PDCCC Financial Aid Coordinator), Shawn Battle (scholar) and David Lydick (representative of Jim Lassiter PDCCC Scholarship).
 
Seventeen scholarships, totaling more than $6,500 were awarded for the Spring 2014 semester, to several Paul D. Camp Community College students. Recipients, their family members, donors and scholarship representatives celebrated at a reception held Feb. 11 at the Regional Workforce Development Center.
 
Paul Wm. Conco, Ph.D., College President, said, “We believe in providing our top-notch students with opportunities to advance their educations. It is our goal to help our students get the assistance needed to make college an attainable goal. So we are elated with the recent awarding of scholarships to student in our Spring 2014 Scholarship cycle.
 
He added, “The establishing donors and/or their representatives also attended this reception and it was truly awe-inspiring to see the scholars and donors interact together.”
 
A complete list of the Spring 2014 scholarship recipients and awards are as follows:

  • Shawn Battle of Franklin

Bertella C. Westbrook Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students

  • Angelita Bease of Suffolk

Ryan L. Kirkland Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students

  • LeeAnn Branch of Franklin

Career Preparation Grant
 
Connie Patterson Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund

  • Amanda Douglas of Ivor

Kiwanis Club of Smithfield Scholarship
 
Woman’s Club of Smithfield Scholarship

  • Brittany Hart of Franklin

Karen Phillips Chase Memorial Nursing Scholarship
 
Susan E. Terry Scholarship for Returning Students

  • Nathan Gonda of Smithfield

Kiwanis Club of Smithfield Scholarship
 
Gordon “Gene” Barlow Jr. Scholarship Fund

  • Donna Lloyd of Courtland

King’s Fork Womans’ Club of Suffolk Scholarship
 
Perry R. Adams Scholarship

  • Wanda Olden of Suffolk

Franklin Woman’s Club Scholarship

  • Jacqueline Rawlings of Suffolk

Col. Lula B. Holland, U.S. Army (Ret.), MSE, BSN, AA Scholarship

  • Alona Stephens-Jones of Smithfield

Alvin C. Rogers Memorial Smithfield Ruritan Scholarship
 
Jim Lassiter PDCCC Scholarship
 
Woman’s Club of Smithfield Scholarship
 
For more information about PDCCC Scholarships, visit www.pdc.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/