Wiregrass Georgia Technical College Foundation awarded multiple scholarships to help students complete their education and develop workforce skills. Ten students from the Coffee Campus were among the 22 Wiregrass students awarded scholarships, which were made possible because of generous college supporters. The scholarships will help pay for tuition, fees, books, and/or supplies needed for their programs. The scholarships were merit-based and applicants had to complete an application and provide letters of support.
The Coffee Campus students awarded scholarships for Fall Semester were: Karagan Merritt, William A Crider, Jr. Scholarship, Design Media Technology; Eric McIver, William A. Crider, Jr. Scholarship, Occupational Studies; Zaharia Robinson, Hanna Family Scholarship, Advanced Patient Care; Jaden Lee, William A. Crider, Jr Scholarship, Business Management Associates Degree; Alexis Manning, Hanna Family Scholarship, Cosmetology; Katie Royals, William A. Crider, Jr. Scholarship, Cosmetology Program; Colby Yawn, Premium Peanut Scholarship, Industrial Systems Technology; Buffy Dodson, William A. Crider, Jr. Scholarship; Transitions in Nursing Bridge, Kiana English, Hanna Family Scholarship, Nursing Technician, and Ruby Griffin, William A. Crider, Jr. Scholarship, Pharmacy Technology.
Cosmetology student, Katie Royals, expressed how grateful she is for this scholarship. She will use it to help purchase her kits that are required for the program.