KCC announces 10 Board of Trustees Scholars

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The Kellogg Community College Foundation is proud to announce 10 recipients of the KCC Board of Trustees Scholarship.

The scholarship awards up to $3,500 toward in-district tuition and fees each year for up to two years at KCC and is open to graduating high school seniors within the College’s taxing district entering KCC as full-time freshman. Qualifying applicants must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.2 or higher and must demonstrate leadership experience, community and service activity and involvement in school activities.

Applications are reviewed by a KCC Foundation Scholarship Committee, which selects and recommends one student from each area high school/district for the award.

“These students have demonstrated high academic achievement, leadership and service to their community,” said Teresa Durham, executive director of the KCC Foundation. “We welcome them this fall to KCC, where we are confident they will be successful in their educational pursuits.”

KCC’s 2019-20 Board of Trustees Scholars are:

  • Abigail Hill, a senior at St. Philip Catholic Central High School. Hill, who is a dual-enrollee at the Calhoun Area Career Center and KCC, plans to study graphic design.
  • Grace Marshall, a senior at Marshall High School. Marshall, who is a dual-enrollee at the CACC and KCC, plans to study nursing.
  • Thawng Par, a senior at Battle Creek Central High School. Par plans to study for the medical field.
  • Trevor Scott, a senior at Union City High School. Scott, who is a dual-enrollee at the CACC and KCC, plans to study to be a paramedic.
  • Jordan Stasa, a senior at Harper Creek High School. Stasa plans to study engineering.
  • Jon’tae’sha Taylor, a senior at Marshall High School from Albion. Taylor, who is a dual-enrollee at the CACC and KCC, plans to study graphic design.
  • Biak Thang, a senior at Lakeview High School. Thang, who is a dual-enrollee at the CACC, plans to study criminal justice and law enforcement.
  • Ryan Vought, a senior at Pennfield High School. Vought, who is a dual-enrollee at KCC, plans to study accounting.
  • Kara Waldron, a senior at Athens High School. Waldron, who is a dual-enrollee at the CACC and KCC, plans to study to be a physical therapist assistant.
  • David (Alex) Wilcox, a senior at Calhoun Christian School. Wilcox, who is a dual-enrollee at the CACC, plans to study EMS/firefighting.

For more information about the KCC Foundation or Board of Trustees Scholarships or to contribute to scholarships, please contact KCC Foundation Executive Director Teresa Durham at 269-965-4161 or visit www.kellogg.edu/foundation.

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