13 students get grants from Greer Education Foundation

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Published on Tuesday, June 12, 2012

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Timothy Bright, a graduate of Greer High School, received a $500 BMW scholarship for continuing studies in welding at Greenville Technical College. Bunny Richardson of BMW presented the grant.

Timothy Bright, a graduate of Greer High School, received a $500 BMW scholarship for continuing studies in welding at Greenville Technical College. Bunny Richardson of BMW presented the grant.



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Anita Roberts was awarded the one-time Nancy Welch Scholarship at Greenville Technical College, for continuing studies in culinary arts. Foundation Board of Director David Dolge, left, of the Greater Greer Education Foundation presented the award.

Anita Roberts was awarded the one-time Nancy Welch Scholarship at Greenville Technical College, for continuing studies in culinary arts. Foundation Board of Director David Dolge, left, of the Greater Greer Education Foundation presented the award.



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Emily Thomason, a graduate of Greer Middle College Charter High School, received a grant for continuing studies in radiology at Greenville Technical College. John Mansure, President at Greer Memorial Hospital, presented the award.

Emily Thomason, a graduate of Greer Middle College Charter High School, received a grant for continuing studies in radiology at Greenville Technical College. John Mansure, President at Greer Memorial Hospital, presented the award.



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Payton Donlan Drummond, a graduate of Riverside High School, was awarded a $500 grant for continuing studies in the nursing program at Greenville Technical College. Education Board Director David Dolge presented the award.

Payton Donlan Drummond, a graduate of Riverside High School, was awarded a $500 grant for continuing studies in the nursing program at Greenville Technical College. Education Board Director David Dolge presented the award.



The Greater Greer Education Foundation (GGEF) has awarded scholarships to 13 Greer area graduates.  At a news conference Tuesday at the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce, Foundation Chairman Margaret Burch presented certificates to the students.

The scholarships are made possible by funds from the September 2011 Education Gala and local sponsorships. 

Margaret Burch, a founder and member of the Education Board Foundation said in the past two years, it has awarded $29,150 to 20 schools and 23 students. This year the foundation awarded $6,500 in grants, $500 each, to 13 students and $10,300 in grants to 12 schools and community education organizations.

The 2012 scholarships recipients of $500 each: 

BMW Scholarship to Timothy Bright, a graduate of Greer High School, for continuing study in welding at Greenville Technical College.

Greer Memorial Hospital Scholarship to Emily Thomason, a graduate of Greer Middle College Charter High School, for continuing study in radiology at Greenville Technical College.

The Village Hospital Scholarship to Ashley Murray, a graduate of James F. Byrnes High School, for continuing study in surgical technology at Spartanburg Community College.

• Anita Roberts awarded the one-time Nancy Welch Scholarship at Greenville Technical College, for continuing study in culinary arts.

• Caroline Elizabeth Pike, a graduate of Greer Middle College Charter High School, for continuing study in cosmetology at Greenville Technical College.

• Brittany Davis, a graduate of the J. Harley Bond Career Center, for continuing study in the medical billing and coding program at Greenville Technical College.

• Jacquob Cory (J.C.) Van Mahoney, a graduate of James F. Byrnes High School, for continuing study in welding at Spartanburg Community College.

• Chase Hyatt, a graduate of the J. Harley Bonds Career Center, for continuing study in the welding program at Greenville Technical College.

• Matthew Ryan Stall, a graduate of Greer High School, for continuing study in the physical therapy assistant program at Greenville Technical College.

• Payton Donlan Drummond, a graduate of Riverside High School, for continuing study in the nursing program at Greenville Technical College.

• Bradley William Abbott, graduate of Riverside High School, for continuing study in the computer program at Greenville Technical College.

• Jacob Horton, a graduate of Blue Ridge High School, for continuing study in culinary arts at Greenville Technical College.

• Joseph Stewart, a graduate of Blue Ridge High School, for continuing study in welding at Greenville Technical College.

 

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