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Texas Student Chosen as Pierce Scholar Receives $1,000 Scholarship

Texas Student Chosen as Pierce Scholar Receives $1,000 Scholarship

Jackson, Mississippi –  Elizabeth Taylor, a graduate of Grayson College in Texas, was selected as the recipient of the 2016 David R. Pierce Scholarship of $1,000 for completion of an associate degree. She hopes to eventually earn a bachelor’s degree in social work and a Ph.D. in nursing, specializing in oncology and patient advocacy. Taylor also earned a $5,000 scholarship as a member of the All-USA Community College Academic Team and a $2,000 scholarship as the New Century Scholar from Texas.

 Phi Theta Kappa Presents 2016 Guistwhite Scholars with $75,000 in Scholarships

Phi Theta Kappa Presents 2016 Guistwhite Scholars with $75,000 in Scholarships

Jackson, Mississippi- Fifteen Phi Theta Kappa members have been selected as 2016 Guistwhite Scholarship recipients and will be honored on stage during Phi Theta Kappa’s annual convention in National Harbor, Maryland, April 7-9. Each year $75,000 in scholarship funds are awarded, with each Guistwhite Scholar receiving a $5,000 scholarship for baccalaureate studies and a commemorative medallion.

50 Coca-Cola New Century Scholars Receive $100,000 in Scholarships

50 Coca-Cola New Century Scholars Receive $100,000 in Scholarships

Jackson, Mississippi - Fifty community college students from the United States and Micronesia have been named 2016 Coca-Cola New Century Scholars receiving a total of $100,000 in scholarships. The Coca-Cola New Century Scholars program is sponsored by The Coca-Cola Foundation, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, Phi Theta Kappa and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC).