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Mountwest recognizes scholarship recipients and donors

April 15, 2013

Huntington, W.Va. - Mountwest Community & Technical College recognized 19 students who received scholarships during the 2012-2013 academic year and the private donors who made those scholarships possible Monday at the Third Annual Scholarship Brunch.

Sheanna Spence, Director of Development at Mountwest, said she looks forward to this event each year that brings the students and the donors together.

“We are tremendously proud of our scholarship recipients and are so grateful for the donors that make these scholarships possible,” said Spence. “Our scholarship program continues to grow each year with numerous new scholarships available for the 2013-2014 academic year. We’re very thankful to have so many individuals and businesses that want to be part of providing students with the opportunity to continue their education at Mountwest.”

The 2012-2013 scholarship recipients are:

-  Advanced Technical Solutions Excellence in IT Scholarship recipients were Roger Ash of Huntington, Roy Pratt of Wayne and Gary Swann of South Point, Ohio.

-  Allied Health Scholarship recipients were Nicholas Howard of Huntington, Cory Mullins of Catlettsburg, Ky., Stephen Pennington of Charleston, W.Va., Amanda Spitz of Proctorville, Ohio, and Jason Watson of Crown City, Ohio.

-  Bulldog Creative Scholarship recipients were James Du Bois of Lesage, W.Va., and Nathan Workman of Huntington.

-  Cengage Learning Scholarship recipients were Terry Marchetti of Eleanor, W.Va., Gregory Napier of Hamlin, W.Va., and Jerry Wells of Lavalette, W.Va.

-  Culinary Arts Scholarship recipient was Christopher Bowen of Huntington.

-  Desiree L. Franklin Scholarship recipient was James Clark of Huntington.

-  Grainger Tools for Tomorrow® Scholarship recipients were Kristopher Jones of Morgantown, W.Va., and Angelyka Mendoza of Philippi, W.Va.

-  Lisa Smith Kroening Scholarship recipient was Brian Ramey of Wayne.

-  Mary Lou Sullivan Physical Therapist Assistant Scholarship recipient was Staci Barada of Ashland, Ky.

The Mountwest Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization established in 2009 to generate, administer, invest and disburse charitable contributions given in support of Mountwest Community & Technical College. Private funds given through the Foundation help address the most critical needs of the College—curriculum enhancement; state-of-the-art facilities and equipment; and student scholarships.

For more information on Mountwest Foundation scholarships or to establish a new scholarship for Mountwest students, contact Sheanna Spence at 304.710.3271.