Wor-Wic Board Awards 10 Scholarships
September 23, 2013

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

This year’s scholarship recipients include Ryan A. Brinkley of James M. Bennett High School, Autumn B. Campbell of Delmar Middle and Senior High School, Jennifer M. Horner of Washington High School, Sarah E. Jackson of Mardela Middle and High School, Heather M. Nicolle of Stephen Decatur High School, Trudy Porch of Snow Hill High School, Rachel C. Simpkins of Holly Grove Christian School, Brittany E. Stevens of Pocomoke High School, Joanne E. Swift of Crisfield High School and Academy and Chelsea M. Webster of Wicomico 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 at Wor-Wic Community College recently awarded scholarships to 10 high school graduates from Wicomico, Worcester and Somerset counties. The scholarship recipients pictured kneeling in front, from left, are Ryan A. Brinkley of James M. Bennett High School and Joanne E. Swift of Crisfield High School and Academy. Seated, from left, are Autumn B. Campbell of Delmar Middle and Senior High School, Jennifer M. Horner of Washington High School, Sarah E. Jackson of Mardela Middle and High School, Heather M. Nicolle of Stephen Decatur High School, Trudy Porch of Snow Hill High School, Rachel C. Simpkins of Holly Grove Christian School, Brittany E. Stevens of Pocomoke High School, and Chelsea M. Webster of Wicomico High School. In the back, from left, are Dr. Ray Hoy, president of Wor-Wic, Russell W. Blake, board chair, Martin T. Neat, board vice chair, and D. Gary Boggs, Andrew W. Booth, Velda E. Henry and William H. Kerbin, members of the board of trustees, and Rick Pollitt, Wicomico County executive and liaison to Wor-Wic’s board.