New River Community and Technical College Foundation announces 2017–2018 scholarship recipients

[BEAVER, W.Va.] The New River Community and Technical College Foundation has announced scholarship award winners who will receive more than $85,000 for the 2017–2018 academic year.

This year’s scholars will be honored at a reception at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27 at the college’s Raleigh County Campus.

“The Foundation is pleased to recognize this year’s scholarship recipients who are seeking their degree or certificate in order to find jobs and pursue a meaningful career. Financial assistance is a major factor leading to the success of students at New River Community and Technical College,” said Interim Executive Director of New River CTC Foundation Michael Green.

Scholarship recipients are from New River CTC’s Greenbrier Valley Campus in Lewisburg, Mercer County Campus in Princeton, Nicholas County Campus in Summersville and Raleigh County Campus in Beaver/Beckley.

Greenbrier Valley Campus: Traci Alderman of Marlinton, Old Stone Presbyterian Women’s Scholarship; Karleen Anglas of Sandstone, Madlyn E. Fort Health Science, Joan C. Browning, George and Helen Aide, and Elizabeth Runyon Scholarships; Kaeley Asbury of Lewisburg, Marie Leist Scholarship; Tiler Bland of Smoot, Mary B. Nickell Scholarship; ShaylaBoggess of Rupert, Shentel Scholarship; Demetrius Cousins of Lewisburg, John L. Stewart Scholarship; Shannon Dolbow of Ballard, David B. McClung Scholarship; Ruth Forbes ofCharmco, Mary B. Nickell and Marie Leist Scholarships; Anita Grimes-Workman of Hillsboro, Hollowell Foundation Scholarship; Jessalyn Gum of Marlinton, D. Reginald and Nelle C. Dixon, Donald Runyon, and Jeanne and Lawson Hamilton Scholarships; Alexander Hanna of Renick, Hollowell Foundation Scholarship; Joseph Hanna of Lewisburg, Education/Student Teaching,Benjamin Fort Teacher, Herkness Mathematics, and Edward Knight Scholarships; Veronica Hoke of Ronceverte, Mary B. Nickell and Marie Leist Scholarships; Bethany Lephew of Ballard,Hollowell Foundation Scholarship; Stefanie Matthews of Rupert, Helen Virginia Chadwick Irons, Edward Knight, Horace McGraw, and Bejamin Fort Teacher Scholarships; Jade Napier ofRonceverte, Hollowell Foundation Scholarship; Cheyenne Patton of Sinks Grove, Madlyn E. Fort Health Science, Mary Louise and Jim Kilcollin, and Judy D. Campbell Scholarships; andKelsey Ward of Rainelle, Greenbrier Hospitality Scholarship.

Mercer County Campus: Desiree Bell of Kimball, New River CTC Foundation Scholarship; Jennifer Blankenship of Princeton, Neighborhood Investment Program Scholarship; Ashley Houchins of Athens, Neighborhood Investment Program and Ruritan National Foundation Scholarships; and Courtney Hughes of Princeton, Neighborhood Investment Program Scholarship.

Nicholas County Campus: Ethan Moore of Craigsville, Neighborhood Investment Program Scholarship; and Gena Tinnel of Summersville, Neighborhood Investment Program Scholarship.

Raleigh County Campus: Khalil Anderson of Beckley, Carter Family Foundation Scholarship; Takayla Kaplan of Beckley, Carter Family Foundation Scholarship; Christopher Knight of Crab Orchard, Carter Family Foundation Scholarship; Tamber Lilly of Beckley, New River CTC Foundation Scholarship; Lauren McGrath of Beckley, Carter Family Foundation and Neighborhood Investment Program Scholarships; Robert Mullins of Beckley, Bickey Family ATC Scholarship; Alexander Plumley of Slabfork, Neighborhood Investment Program Scholarship;Alisia Shrewsberry of Ghent, Carter Family Foundation Scholarship; and Makayla Walton of Stanaford, New River CTC Foundation Scholarship.

The mission of New River CTC Foundation is to secure financial resources to complement New River CTC’s efforts in providing higher education and enhanced workplace skills, to optimize student access to educational programs and services, and to provide a margin of excellence unavailable with state and federal funds.

For more information on the New River CTC Foundation, contact Green 304-929-1042 or foundation@newriver.eduFor information on admissions and the programs offered at New River CTC, email or call 866-349-3739.

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: Sep 25, 2017