Wor-Wic Board Awards 11 Scholarships
September 17, 2010

The board of trustees of Wor-Wic Community College recently awarded scholarships to 11 local high school graduates.

This year’s scholarship recipients include Chelsea Massey from Parkside High School, Ashley Adams from Mardela Middle and High School, Robert Fillis from Salisbury Christian School, Kelly Harris from Wicomico High School, Kevin Nichols from Delmar Junior-Senior High School, Jessica Purner from James M. Bennett High School, Jeanna Vignale from Stephen Decatur High School, Kerra Harris from Pocomoke High School, Courtney Harris from Washington High School, Amy Corbin from Holly Grove Christian School and Jordan Corbin from Crisfield Academy and High School.

The board of trustees provides a two-year full-tuition scholarship for the most academically-talented high school senior applicant from each of the 10 public high schools and two of the four private high schools in Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset counties.

In order to qualify for the scholarship, applicants must have at least a 3.25 GPA on an unweighted 4.0 scale. They must also apply for admission to Wor-Wic before April 1 of their senior year in high school, as well as complete a board of trustees scholarship application form.

The scholarships are awarded to the applicant with the highest GPA from each school, followed by the highest total number of credits earned and the earliest admission application. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

High school students interested in more information about the scholarship should call the college’s financial aid office at (410) 334-2905.

 

BOARD SCHOLARSHIPS. The board of trustees of Wor-Wic Community College recently awarded scholarships to 11 high school graduates from Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset counties. The scholarship recipients for this year pictured seated in the front, from left, are Robert Fillis from Salisbury Christian School, Kelly Harris from Wicomico High School, Kevin Nichols from Delmar Junior-Senior High School, Jessica Purner from James M. Bennett High School, Jeanna Vignale from Stephen Decatur High School, Amy Corbin from Holly Grove Christian School and Jordan Corbin from Crisfield Academy and High School. In the back, from left, are Dr. Ray Hoy, president of Wor-Wic, Andrew W. Booth, board of trustees chair, Velda E. Henry, board vice chair, Morgan Hazel, D. Gary Boggs and Robert M. Lawrence, Russell W. Blake and William H. Kerbin, members of the board of trustees, Richard M. Pollitt Jr., Wicomico County executive and liaison to Wor-Wic’s board, and Louise Gulyas, a Worcester County Commissioner and commission liaison. Not pictured are Chelsea Massey from Parkside High School, Ashley Adams from Mardela Middle and High School, Kerra Harris from Pocomoke High School and Courtney Harris from Washington High School.