New River CTC Foundation recognizes Hollowell Foundation Scholarship winners

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The New River Community and Technical College Foundation is pleased to recognize 2017-18 Hollowell Foundation scholarship winners.

The Hollowell Foundation generously provides scholarship funds each year to New River CTC students attending the Greenbrier Valley Campus in Lewisburg. Hollowell Foundation scholars must maintain a 3.0 grade appoint average and demonstrate character, integrity, leadership and community service. Since forming a partnership with the New River CTC Foundation, the Hollowell Foundation has committed more than $100,000 in scholarships for New River CTC students.

New River CTC students and alumni receiving Hollowell Foundation scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year include:

·         Alexander Hanna and his family own a farm in Greenbrier County. Hanna holds officer positions in the Future Farmers of America and 4-H chapters of Greenbrier County. He is pursuing a general studies degree and plans to continue his involvement with agriculture after graduation.

·         Bethany Lephew earned an associate’s degree from New River CTC and now attends Bluefield State College, majoring in education to become a teacher. She is from Monroe County and plans to earn a master’s degree in elementary education.

·         Jade Napier is enrolled in the Paramedic program. Eventually she hopes to become a nurse. She also is a previous AmeriCorps member and a volunteer at the Greenbrier Valley Theater.

·         Anita Workman started college at the One Room University in Marlinton. After completing her associate’s degree, she transferred to Bluefield State College where she will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in education. She plans to start student teaching in spring of 2018.

This year’s scholars were honored at a reception on Sept. 27 at the College’s Raleigh County Campus.

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 (Beaver/Beckley).

Last updated on: Nov 15, 2017