New River CTC Foundation awards Registration Days scholarships

[BEAVER, W.Va.] The New River Community and Technical College Foundation is pleased to recognize Registration Days scholarship winners for the spring 2018 semester.

During New River CTC’s Registration Days held in early January, students were encouraged to sign up for spring classes, starting Tuesday, January 16. Scholarship winners were randomly drawn from a list of those who registered during the events.

“Due to overwhelming participation during Registration Days, the Foundation decided to award one $1,000 scholarship and two additional $500 scholarships for the spring semester. The three students who were chosen will be able use their scholarship dollars to help pay for the cost of tuition, books, child care, transportation or other expenses to attend classes on their campus,” said New River CTC Foundation Interim Executive Director Michael Green.

Scholarship winners include:

  • Kristina Bishop, of Scarbro, was selected as a $1,000 scholarship winner. She is pursuing a degree in the college’s medical laboratory technician program at Raleigh County Campus in Beaver.
  • Natalie Bennett, of Mount Nebo, was selected as a $500 scholarship winner. She is an allied health major at the Nicholas County Campus in Summersville with plans to enroll in the college’s practical nursing program.
  • Jacob Dove, of Princeton, was selected as a $500 scholarship winner. He is studying business administration at the Mercer County Campus in Princeton.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, the New River CTC Foundation will fund more than $85,000 in scholarships to students attending the college’s four campuses.

For more information about New River CTC scholarships, visit or contact Michael Green at 304-929-1042 or

New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from the Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg), Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville) and Raleigh County Campus (Beckley). 

Last updated on: Jan 12, 2018