Wor-Wic Board Awards 10 scholarships
September 15, 2011

The board of trustees of Wor-Wic Community College recently awarded scholarships to 10 local high school graduates.

This year’s scholarship recipients include Karen Rash from Parkside High School, Sean Dixon from Mardela Middle and High School, Deane Townsend from Salisbury Christian School, Tyler Buchanan from Wicomico High School, Hannah Wilkinson from Delmar Junior-Senior High School, Eveline Alix from James M. Bennett High School, Jasmine Johnson from Stephen Decatur High School, Megan Stephens from Snow Hill High School, Jenna Kidd from Washington High School and Emily Sullivan from Holly Grove Christian 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 10 high school graduates from Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset counties. The scholarship recipients pictured seated in the front, from left, are Karen Rash from Parkside High School, Sean Dixon from Mardela Middle and High School, Deane Townsend from Salisbury Christian School, Tyler Buchanan from Wicomico High School, Eveline Alix from James M. Bennett High School, Jasmine Johnson from Stephen Decatur High School, Megan Stephens from Snow Hill High School and Jenna Kidd from Washington High School. In the back, from left, are Dr. Ray Hoy, president of Wor-Wic, Morgan Hazel, board chair, Russell W. Blake, board vice chair, Andrew W. Booth, William H. Kerbin, Velda E. Henry, D. Gary Boggs and Martin T. Neat, members of the board of trustees, Robert M. Lawrence, a former member of the board of trustees, Richard M. Pollitt Jr., Wicomico County executive and liaison to Wor-Wic’s board, Dr. Arnold H. Maner, president emeritus, and Del. Norman H. Conway, D-38B. Not pictured are scholarship recipients, Hannah Wilkinson from Delmar Junior-Senior High School and Emily Sullivan from Holly Grove Christian School.