Fort Morgan, CO. 05/01/12. Morgan Community College’s (MCC) financial aid office announces the awarding of $4,328 to seventeen new scholarship recipients for spring semester. These privately funded scholarships have been generously donated to the MCC Foundation by individuals, organizations and foundations in the community to promote student success at MCC.
“Every student that completed a scholarship application and enrolled at MCC received scholarship funding this year—97 students total,” said Carol Steward, MCC financial aid advisor.
Shawna Herrera (Brush) was awarded the Robert E. Hoggsett scholarship. She in studying nursing, and would like to be an LPN and work towards earning a RN certification.
Kayla Heitbrink (Brush) and Mendelle Graff (Fort Morgan) were awarded the Sunrise Optimist Greg Alsip scholarship. Heitbrink will graduate with her Radiologic Technology degree this spring, and Mendelle will continue to work on her nursing credits.
The Jeff & Martha Bieber scholarship went to Chrystal Carrera (Fort Morgan). Carrera has completed her second year in nursing, and will be pinned on Thursday evening, as will Ashley Weston (Fort Morgan). Weston accepted the Colorado Plains Medical Center Auxiliary scholarship this spring.
Heather Perez (Fort Morgan) was awarded the Regina Quarles scholarship.
The Rex & Doris Monahan Second Chance scholarship was given to Amber Lynn Otero (Brush). She intends to obtain an Associate of Arts degree with a designation in Psychology.
Foiles Family Memorial scholarships were presented to Kacee Holmes (Fort Morgan), Cassandra Fisher (Strasburg), Whitney Peterson (Fort Morgan), Justin Highberger Jr. (Fort Morgan), Geoffery Arnold Omondi Miyaiua (Greeley), Reba Renee Parrish (Wiggins), and Kathryn Shoemaker (Eaton).
Alberto Dominguez (Wray) was awarded a general scholarship from the MCC Foundation. He is looking forward to pursuing a career in chemical engineering.
For further information about how you can donate to the Foundation scholarship fund, please visit www.morgancc.edu or contact the MCC Foundation office at 970-542-3107.