KCC Foundation announces nine Board of Trustee Scholars, awarding $31,500 in scholarship funds

A collage of headshots of the nine KCC Foundation Board of Trustees Scholarship recipients.

The Kellogg Community College Foundation is proud to announce nine recipients of the KCC Board of Trustees Scholarship, totaling up to $31,500 in funding for the incoming students for the current academic year.

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 freshmen. Qualifying applicants must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or higher and must demonstrate leadership experience, community and service activity and involvement in school activities.

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

“Board of Trustees Scholars have shown academic, leadership and community service achievement through their high school career and exemplify the attributes expected of this scholarship,” said Teresa Durham, executive director of the KCC Foundation. “We are confident they will be successful in their educational pursuits at KCC.”

KCC’s 2022-23 Board of Trustees Scholars, entering KCC this fall as freshmen, are:

  • Jamee Bussing, of Homer, a graduate of Homer High School. Bussing, a 4-H member, plans to study Accounting.
  • Angel Calleja-Delgado, of Battle Creek, a graduate of Harper Creek High School. Calleja-Delgado, who dual enrolled at KCC, plans to study Industrial Welding.
  • Paige Coats, of Union City, a graduate of Union City High School. Coats, an FFA member, plans to study Agricultural Science.
  • Ammie Cosby, of Union City, a graduate of Athens Jr./Sr. High School. Cosby, who attended the Battle Creek Area Math and Science Center, plans to study to become a Physical Therapist Assistant.
  • Isabela Liebana, of Battle Creek, a graduate of Lakeview High School. Liebana, who attended Lakeview High School while studying abroad, plans to study Business Management.
  • Natalie Peters, of Marshall, a graduate of Marshall High School. Peters, a 4-H member, plans to focus on general studies with a long-term goal of Occupational Therapy.
  • Avonna Phillips, of Battle Creek, a graduate of Battle Creek Central High School. Phillips, who attended the Calhoun Area Career Center while also participating in Upward Bound, plans to study Early Childhood Education.
  • Hector Troncoso, of Battle Creek, a graduate of Calhoun Christian High School. Troncoso, who dual enrolled at KCC, plans to study Business Management.
  • Abigail Weberling, of Marshall, a graduate of Marshall Academy. Weberling, who dual enrolled at KCC, plans to study Human Services.

Photos of each scholarship recipient can be downloaded from the 2022-23 Board of Trustees Scholars Dropbox at dropbox.com/sh/6928cu7mzaxx6mu/AADyT_fpygnb4OIiVthuh8lya?dl=0.

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

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