The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation honored the recipients of 53 different scholarships at an awards luncheon Friday, April 12, at the North Metro Campus in Acworth.
“We are very grateful for the generosity of our scholarship donors,” said Chattahoochee Foundation Board of Trustees Chairman Jason Anavitarte of Paulding County.
“Through their support, they are helping to make education an affordable reality for students at Chattahoochee Technical College,” he said.
The total value of the scholarships was $90,800 with awards ranging from $500 to $2,500, said Chattahoochee Technical College Advancement Coordinator Amanda Henderson.
“The 84 winners represent a wide variety of programs at Chattahoochee Tech, and they will be able to use the scholarships to advance their educational and career goals,” Henderson said.
West Georgia recipients included:
AAUW of Cobb County Scholarship
Aimee Abernathy, of Bartow County
Beth Costello, of Paulding County
Vicki Wisecup, of Paulding County
Billy Askea Endowed Scholarship
Cassie Keeling, of Douglas County
C&W Services Industrial Maintenance Annual Scholarship
Samuel Maina, of Bartow County
Cleo Ingram Scholarship of Nursing
Breanna Cooper, of Paulding County
Debbie Daly Memorial Scholarship
Rafael Garate, of Paulding County
Ed Voyles Automotive Group Scholarship
Alex Cote, of Douglas County
Georgia Power Endowed Scholarship
Qisean Roach, of Paulding County
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Endowed Scholarship
Simrendeep Purewal, of Bartow County
Isaac Shadare, of Paulding County
North Georgia Staffing Scholarship
Sylvia Kirechu, of Paulding County
Rotary Club of Paulding Scholarship
Christopher Kattner, of Paulding County
Julie Mullenix, of Paulding County
Richard Omari, of Paulding County
Rotary Club of South Cobb Scholarship
Mariette Ferrier, of Douglas County
Suggs Endowed Scholarship
Matthew Wright, of Bartow County
Tara Drummond Memorial Scholarship
Kayla Tipton, of Bartow County
Tim B. Clower/GreyStone Power Scholarship
Camille Blevins, of Paulding County
Wanda Danette Stokes Spann Scholarship
Sadina Russell, of Paulding County
Scholarship winners competed against hundreds of student applicants throughout the college, according to Henderson. The college’s Board of Trustees scored the recipients, and then the top applicants were matched with the appropriate scholarship. In addition to meeting the special criteria for certain scholarships, applicants must meet specific GPA requirements, demonstrate financial need, and be enrolled for a specified number of credit hours.
For more information, visit www.ChattahoocheeTech.edu.