PRCC Foundation donors, scholarship recipients meet

POPLARVILLE – The Pearl River Community College Foundation has awarded 87 scholarships funded by individual donors and organizations.The donors and the students who are benefitting from their generosity met on Nov.18 at the annual Scholarship Donor Dinner on the Poplarville campus.Approximately 500 scholarships, valued at about $3 million, have been awarded through the Foundation since it was established in 1987, said Ernie Lovell, executive director.Students who received scholarships but were not at the dinner include:Stephen Hass of Kiln received the Dr. and Mrs. John W. Askew Dental Hygiene Scholarship.Bonnie Meyers of Waveland received the Edith Dantagnan Nursing Scholarship.Pamela Scheuermann of Picayune received the Hestian Society Scholarship.Sarah Kellar of Picayune received the Berlon Lee Scholarship.David Albriton of Columbia received the Garland Parish Memorial Scholarship.Josh McCauley of Hattiesburg received the LaRue and Mary Jean Saulters Scholarship.

Each community college president is asked to bring two (2) wrapped door prizes, minimum value of $50 each. We will have a station set up at the conference for you to drop off the door prizes.

Each community college is asked to provide name tags for their Board members, administration, and staff attending the conference.