PDC awards scholarships

Published 8:17 pm Saturday, August 30, 2014

Paul D. Camp Community College has awarded 34 students with scholarships that will aid in paying for tuition and books for the Fall 2014 semester. The following applicants were honored with awards:

  • Angelita Bease of Suffolk — 40/7 Society Scholarship
  • Tyler Billups of Franklin — Frances P. Hobbs Memorial Scholarship
  • Jeamis Britt of Windsor — Smithfield-Luter Foundation Scholarship
  • Ellis Cofield of Franklin — Camp to Camp Scholarship
  • Samantha Cole of Franklin — Bertella C. Westbrook Memorial Scholarship for Nursing Students
  • Natalia Dauphin of Franklin — Camp to Camp Scholarship
  • Imani Edwards of Ivor — Walmart Community Involvement Scholarship and the Smithfield-Luter Foundation Scholarship
  • Tanisha Ford of Franklin — Donald C. Boyce Education Scholarship
  • Amber Gwaltney of Boykins — Smithfield-Luter Foundation Scholarship
  • Trakelia Hamlin of Smithfield — Smithfield-Luter Foundation Scholarship
  • Deidre Harmon of Virginia Beach — Margaret L. Brown Education Scholarship
  • Brittany Hart of Franklin — Cynthia A. Shaffer Scholarship
  • Tyreckka Hawks of Franklin — Camp to Camp Scholarship
  • Kristen Kimball of Smithfield — Smithfield-Luter Foundation Scholarship
  • Josephine Lel of Virginia Beach — Shirley N. Barnes Scholarship
  • Heather Loveall of Zuni — Cynthia A. Shaffer Scholarship, and Roy and Eleanor Epps Cornwell Scholarship
  • Leny Maldonado of Suffolk — American Association of University Women, Suffolk Branch
  • Ashanda Mills of Suffolk — Smithfield-Luter Foundation Scholarship
  • Bonnie Newsome of Sedley — Smithfield Foods Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship
  • Wanda Olden of Suffolk — PDCCC Classified Staff Council Scholarship
  • Eryn Owen of Suffolk — City of Suffolk Early Childhood Development Scholarship Fund
  • Jacqueline Peebles of Suffolk — Dr. Alvin C. Rogers Endowed Scholarship
  • Latia Pierce of Suffolk — Smithfield-Luter Foundation Scholarship
  • Amber Presson of Carrsville — William and Dorothy Gwaltney Scholarship
  • Jacqueline Rawlings of Suffolk — Kiwanis Club of Suffolk Scholarship
  • Tiffany Ricks of Suffolk — Cross Realty Career Grant
  • Emberlyn Roberts of Courtland — Camp to Camp Scholarship and Nellie White Business Scholarship
  • Matthew Seaborne of Sedley — Smithfield-Luter Foundation Scholarship
  • Chelsea Spivey of Franklin — Camp to Camp Scholarship
  • Chad Stubenrauch of Suffolk — Cross Realty Career Grant
  • Micah Thomas of Suffolk — Lawrence M. “Marvin” Farmer Memorial Scholarship
  • Kela’ Turner of Zuni — Bobby B. Worrell Scholarship and Smithfield-Luter Foundation Scholarship
  • Charlene Walker-Briggs of Suffolk — Dean Nancy Sandberg Scholarship
  • Aaron Williams of Courtland — Perry W. Barnett Memorial Endowed Scholarship

“It’s truly a blessing that through so many generous donors, we are able to help so many students realize their educational goals at Paul D. Camp Community College,” said Felicia Blow, Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Executive Director of the PDCCC Foundation.

In addition to the fall awards, Upward Bound students who were enrolled in Dual Enrollment classes during the summer received Dual Enrollment Camp Opportunity Scholarships (DECOS).

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Those students are as follows:

  • Shamar Ballard of Franklin
  • Taniya Barrett of Suffolk
  • Shunye’ Burton of Capron
  • Shakyra Cotton of Suffolk
  • Arneze Flood of Suffolk
  • Emily Foster of Suffolk
  • Cierra Gilmore of Suffolk
  • Virginia Goode of Franklin
  • Matthew Gray of Suffolk
  • Shadeejah Hunt of Franklin
  • Lexus Isom of Suffolk
  • Rhema Johnson of Courtland
  • Wilmisha Porter of Branchville
  • Wilbert Ridley of Branchville
  • Markel Smith of Drewryville
  • Paula Steward of Suffolk

The Fall 2014 scholars, as well as the DECOS recipients, joined donors to be honored during a special reception on Aug. 26 at the College’s Regional Workforce Development Center.

PDCCC awards scholarships each fall and spring semester. For more information, contact the Office of Institutional Advancement at 569-6790.