Scholarship recipients at Paul D. Camp Community College pause for a photo.
Scholarship recipients at Paul D. Camp Community College pause for a photo.

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PDCCC scholarships awarded

Published 9:11pm Saturday, August 31, 2013

Nearly 50 students were awarded scholarships for the fall 2013 semester at Paul D. Camp Community College. A reception was held Aug. 20 at the college’s Regional Workforce Development Center to honor recipients and provide an opportunity to meet the donors of their awards.

“It is one of our goals to increase funding for our students and raise awareness of the scholarships available at Paul D. Camp Community College,” said Felicia Blow, vice president for institutional advancement and executive director of the College Foundation. “The majority of our students receive some form of financial aid, and it is still not enough.”

Fall 2013 scholarships for graduating high school students were awarded as follows:

  • Jasmine Anderson of Boykins — Camp to Camp Scholarship (Ruth Camp Campbell Foundation; Camp-Yount Foundation and the Camp Foundation)
  • Kirstyn Andrew of Courtland — Bobby B. Worrell Scholarship (The Elms Foundation, Westbrook J. Parker)
  • Taylor Felts of Franklin — Camp to Camp Scholarship (Ruth Camp Campbell Foundation; Camp-Younts Foundation and the Camp Foundation)
  • Lauren Wagoner of Eure, N.C. — J. Philip Bain Jr. Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship Scholarship (Virginia Foundation for Community College Education)

Fall 2013 scholarships for continuing or new students from the area were awarded as follows:

  • Angelita Bease of Suffolk — American Association of University Women, Suffolk Branch; and Dr. Alvin C. Rogers Endowed Scholarship (Janice Trisolini)
  • Rebecca Ballance of Zuni — Suffolk Ruritan Nursing Scholarship
  • Jacob Bradshaw of Carrsville — Wal-Mart Community Involvement Scholarship
  • Brittany Eley of Windsor — Smithfield-Luter Foundation Scholarship
  • Nathan Gonda of Smithfield — PDCCC Classified Personnel Association Scholarship
  • Bremer Gwaltney of Suffolk — Bertella C. Westbrook Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students (Franklin Southampton Charities)
  • Gloria Shearrin of Suffolk — 40/7 Society Scholarship (40/7 Society created by the PDCCC Foundation)
  • Kendra Silver of Suffolk — American Association of University Women, Suffolk Branch; and Cross Realty Career Grant (Mr. Harry Cross)
  • Symone Stewart of Suffolk — Kiwanis Club of Suffolk Scholarship
  • Chad Stubenrauch of Suffolk — Cross Realty Career Grant (Harry Cross)

Dual enrollment Camp Opportunity scholarships, funded by the Ruth Camp Campbell Foundation, Camp-Younts Foundation and the Camp Foundation, were awarded to 27 students, including the following from Suffolk: Anndraya Ashburn, Eveie Godino, Lexus Isom, Angel A. Knight, Deja Lankford, Alexis Powell, Tiara Robinson, Sharon Sanchez, Bria Sweat and Shaniqua Thorpe.

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