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Photo courtesy of Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg Community College recently recognized several hundred outstanding students at the 2016-2017 Student Awards Ceremony showcasing outstanding accomplishments in programs of study, student organizations, honor societies as well as scholarship recipients. Shown in the photo are SCC Student Ambassadors, who represent the college a variety of events in the community. From left are Maria Puckett, Connie Perry-Godoy, Jalisa Pearson, Tevin Higgins, Tammy Hensley, Stephanie Gosnell, Ira Pace, SCC recruiter, and Quiana Reed, SCC coordinator of recruiting.


Photo courtesy of Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg Community College recently recognized Technical Scholars at an awards ceremony held at the college for qualifying students in industrial, engineering or computer services technologies associate degree programs whose education is sponsored by local companies. These students receive tuition, fees, textbooks and supplies, as well as part-time jobs with the sponsoring company. Shown in the photo is Clufundria “Cluffy” Dawkins speaking to attendees on her experiences as a BMW Scholar.


Photo courtesy of Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg Community College recently recognized several hundred outstanding students at the 2016-2017 Student Awards Ceremony showcasing outstanding accomplishments in programs of study, student organizations, honor societies as well as scholarship recipients. Shown in the photo are 84 students who were inducted into SCC’s Beta Sigma Psi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, which is an international honor society for two-year colleges. Recognized for their outstanding academic achievements, these students embody Phi Theta Kappa’s fundamental hallmarks - scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship. To receive a membership invitation, students are required to complete a minimum of 12 hours of associate degree course work and earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.


Photo courtesy of Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg Community College recently recognized Technical Scholars at an awards ceremony held at the college for qualifying students in industrial, engineering or computer services technologies associate degree programs whose education is sponsored by local companies. These students receive tuition, fees, textbooks and supplies, as well as part-time jobs with the sponsoring company. Shown in the photo is Clufundria “Cluffy” Dawkins (right) with Gadrian Zayas, BMW’s Scholar Manager.


Photo courtesy of Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg Community College recently recognized several hundred outstanding students at the 2016-2017 Student Awards Ceremony showcasing outstanding accomplishments in programs of study, student organizations, honor societies as well as scholarship recipients. Shown in the photo from left are SCC Interpreting Student of the Year, Martha Sigmon, with Denise Huff, SCC’s program director for American Sign Language and Interpreting.


SPARTANBURG — Spartanburg Community College recently recognized outstanding students during a special ceremony honoring excellence in academics, campus activities and community services. The following awards were presented:

2016-2017 Student Events & Activities Board

Brittnay Clifton, Amanda DeSouza, Carol Ferguson, Quinton Ferguson, Stephanie Gosnell, Shamonte Littlejohn, Brandon Mabry, Alyssa Martilla, Heather Moore, Maria Puckett, Diamond Samuel, Diana Shvets & Summer Yeazel

2016-2017 SCC Student Ambassadors

Morgan Barnes, Stephanie Gosnell, Tammy Hensley, Tevin Higgins, Jalisa Pearson, Connie Perry-Godoy & Maria Puckett

American Sign Language (ASL) Club Golden Hand Award — Connie Perry-Godoy

The Learning Center Standard of Excellence Award — Christian Rice

The following students were recognized for academic excellence by their respective areas of study:

Administrative Office Technology Awards

2016-2017 Legal Staff Professionals Scholarship Award — Nina Batchelor

2016-2017 International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Scholarship Award — Rebecca Holeman

Administrative Office Technology Outstanding Students

Legal — Sandra Crockett

Medical — Daniella Hamby

Administrative Office Technology Student of the Year — Michelle Whitlatch

Culinary Arts Award

Outstanding Culinarian ­ — Tasha Green

Computer Technology Award

Outstanding Computer Technology Student — Michael Duane Smith

Education Awards

Early Care and Education Superlatives — Laura Fiorillo & Shelia Lee

Outstanding Early Care and Education Students — Marissa Charles & Jacqueline Galentine

Future Leader in Early Care and Education — Jennifer Dew

Teacher Education Student of the Year — Jennifer Zelinski

Mathematics Awards

Algebra Outstanding Student — Matthew West

Calculus Outstanding Student — Caleb Miller

Elementary Calculus Outstanding Student — Marwa Hassan

Pre-calculus Outstanding Student — Jessica A. Easler

Statistics Outstanding Student — Kamilla JnBaptiste

Social Sciences Award

Social Sciences Student of the Year — Marwa Hassan

Transitional Studies Award

Transitional Studies Exemplary Student of the Year — Tanner Brown

Humanities & Languages Awards

Foreign Language Student of the Year Award — Yolanda Lopez

Interpreting Language Student of the Year Award — Martha Sigmon

Music Students of the Year Award — Timofey Bekishev & Christa Curran

SCC 2016-2017 Scholarship Recipients

The Vic Bailey Ford Asset Scholarship — Anthony Burrell & Austin Kilpatrick

The Workman Cantrell Memorial Culinary Arts Scholarship — Tasha Green

The Foster & Ruth Gray Chapman Single Parent Achievement Award — Wael Marzouka, LaKindra Mood, Ranada Price, May Taylor & Jade Watt

The Compass Group Scholarship — Jonathan Green

The Chris Duerksen Memorial Scholarship — Robert Johnson & Ayushi Nagarsheth

The Spartanburg Community College Foundation Scholarship — Noah Rousseau

The Spartanburg County Foundation Scholarship — Shamonte Littlejohn

The Richard and Shirley Gage Brazilian Friendship Scholarship — Morgan Trotter

The HVAC Technology Scholarship — Samuel Wright

The International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Scholarship — Rebecca Holeman

The John C. Johnson Memorial Scholarship — Bonnie Austin

The Debra Ann Kay Memorial Scholarship — Britny Martin & Gregory Morris

The Mr. & Mrs. George Moseley Scholarship — Roshelle Carree

The Jimmy Painter Horticulture Scholarship — Stephen Collins, Joshua Guerrero, Jebediah Kelley, John Lawson, Jeffrey Raby, William Taylor, Lauren Thompson & Mathew West

The Piedmont Interstate Fair Horticulture Scholarship — Austin Bishop

The Todd Reynolds Memorial Scholarship — Wesley Johnson

The Spartanburg Downtown Rotary Scholarship — Markitta Johnson

The Shirley M. Tillotson Memorial Scholarship — Courtney Tucker

The Water Environment Association of SC Scholarship — Carmen Solis

The John B. White Scholarship — Amanda Jones

The James Wood Memorial Scholarship — Kelly Sexton

SCC Technical Scholars Awards

Technical Scholars are qualifying students in industrial, engineering or computer technologies associate degree programs whose education is sponsored by local companies. These students receive tuition, fees, textbooks and supplies, as well as part-time jobs with the sponsoring company. Students recognized for completing requirements for their degree program and the Technical Scholars program include the following:

A Berger — Andrew Pickard

Advance America — Dannie Wilson

Auriga Polymers — Jacob Day, Christopher Blake Best, Larry Dylan James

BASF — Wael Marzouka

BMW — Justin Haigler, Adam David Wooten, Genadiy Stepanov, Tyler Crawford, Alan Brodin, Joseph Cogdill, Pavel Tsymbalyuk, Christopher Clayton, Clufundria Dawkins, Jerry Xiong, Grant Cooper, Maria Puckett, Kaitlin Sherman, Joshua Xiong, Brandon Pitts, Davyd Malashevskyy, Robert Cook

Carlisle Finishing — Cole Sigmon, Brad Allison

Michelin — Somalay Beason, William Henderson, Ryan Blaney

QS/1 — Joshua Jackson

Sealed Air — Matthew Holmes

Smith Drug — Duane Smith

Induction Ceremony

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Beta Sigma Psi Chapter

SCC’s Beta Sigma Psi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, an international honor society for two-year colleges, inducted 84 students at the 2017 induction. Recognized for their outstanding academic achievements, these students embody Phi Theta Kappa’s fundamental hallmarks – scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship. Established in Missouri in 1918, Phi Theta Kappa is the largest honor society in American higher education with more than 2.5 million members and 1,250 chapters in the United States, U.S. territories, Canada and Germany. To receive a membership invitation, students are required to complete a minimum of 12 hours of associate degree course work and earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Benefits of PTK membership include opportunities for individual growth and development through honor, leadership and service programs, as well as access to more than $37 million in college transfer scholarships to more than 700 senior institutions.

SCC students inducted into the college’s chapter include:

Samantha Angrisanio, Erandy Barrera, Nina Batchelor, Amarpal Batra, Alicia Batson, Felicia Burnett, Hannah Byars, Elizabeth Campbell, Anthony Carter, Amber Christian, Ryan Collins, Stephanie Cowan, William Creech, Peter Cribbs, Christa Curran, Brianna Davis, Amanda Desouza, Breana Dogan, Christopher Dowdell, Jason Dunn, Sheree Edwards, Sharon Eisenberg, Erin Flaherty, Corey Fortenberry, Mary Fowler, Peyton Gaffney, Kelli Gaw, Jeffrey Goode, Megan Griffin, Marissa Hanna, Malaysia Hardy, Shannon Harris, Lindsay Heatherington, Cierra Hill, Jonathan Hofschneider, Rebecca Holeman, Christian Howard, Shaquilla Howard, Ana Humphries, Elizabeth Humphries, Lindsey Humphries, Stacie Humphries, Alexis-Raye, Hutchens Ashanti, James Shanya Jeter, Amanda Jones, James Kunak, Lisa Lawson, Madalyn Leal, Becki Leonard, Taylor Luthringer, Wael Marzouka, Sariah Masteller, Kaitly McKinney, Ashley Moore, Alena Moyseyuk, Vicky Moyseyuk, Freddy Nava, Tiffany Northrup, Parris Palmer, Kimberly Parker, Jalisa Pearson, Andrew Pickard, Jessica Rice, Dulce Sanchez, Teresa Shuler, Jamie Smith, Terry Smith, Adam Snell, Dylan Soria, Jimmy Spann, Michael Surgenor, Benjamin Swayngim, Heather Sweeney, Andrew Tate, May Taylor, McKayla Todd, Kellsea Trotter, Jovan Vazquez, Victoria Weaver, Kelsea Williams, Robin Willis, David Wilson & Hanna Worthy

Students officers for 2016-2017 include:

President — Kendra Rollins

Vice President — Crystal Ames

Vice President of Service — Bonnie Kate Austin

Secretary — Amanda Jones

Students officers for 2017-2018 include:

President — Elizabeth Pineda-Balderas

Vice President — Ryan Collins

Secretary — Amanda Jones

Registration

Registration for SCC summer and fall semester classes is going on now. Summer classes begin on May 15, May 30 and June 19. Fall classes begin on August 14, September 19, October 9 and October 25. Individuals interested in registering for classes can apply online at www.sccsc.edu or contact the admissions center at any SCC location for more assistance.

About Spartanburg Community College

SCC offers more than 70 academic program offerings including associate degrees, diplomas and certificates, plus University Transfer opportunities to four-year colleges and universities. SCC provides flexible class scheduling including day, evening, weekend classes with multiple start dates and more than 100 online classes through SCCOnline. Offering the lowest tuition in the region, convenient locations, and regional/national accreditations, SCC offers educational opportunities leading to high-growth, high-demand jobs. The SCC Corporate & Community Education Division provides job and career enhancement, workforce development and personal enrichment courses and training programs. For more information, visit www.sccsc.edu.

Photo courtesy of Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg Community College recently recognized several hundred outstanding students at the 2016-2017 Student Awards Ceremony showcasing outstanding accomplishments in programs of study, student organizations, honor societies as well as scholarship recipients. Shown in the photo are SCC Student Ambassadors, who represent the college a variety of events in the community. From left are Maria Puckett, Connie Perry-Godoy, Jalisa Pearson, Tevin Higgins, Tammy Hensley, Stephanie Gosnell, Ira Pace, SCC recruiter, and Quiana Reed, SCC coordinator of recruiting.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_thumbnail_SCC-1-Student-Awards-Student-Ambassadors.jpgPhoto courtesy of Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg Community College recently recognized several hundred outstanding students at the 2016-2017 Student Awards Ceremony showcasing outstanding accomplishments in programs of study, student organizations, honor societies as well as scholarship recipients. Shown in the photo are SCC Student Ambassadors, who represent the college a variety of events in the community. From left are Maria Puckett, Connie Perry-Godoy, Jalisa Pearson, Tevin Higgins, Tammy Hensley, Stephanie Gosnell, Ira Pace, SCC recruiter, and Quiana Reed, SCC coordinator of recruiting.

Photo courtesy of Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg Community College recently recognized Technical Scholars at an awards ceremony held at the college for qualifying students in industrial, engineering or computer services technologies associate degree programs whose education is sponsored by local companies. These students receive tuition, fees, textbooks and supplies, as well as part-time jobs with the sponsoring company. Shown in the photo is Clufundria “Cluffy” Dawkins speaking to attendees on her experiences as a BMW Scholar.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_thumbnail_SCC-3-Student-Awards-BMW-Scholars.jpgPhoto courtesy of Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg Community College recently recognized Technical Scholars at an awards ceremony held at the college for qualifying students in industrial, engineering or computer services technologies associate degree programs whose education is sponsored by local companies. These students receive tuition, fees, textbooks and supplies, as well as part-time jobs with the sponsoring company. Shown in the photo is Clufundria “Cluffy” Dawkins speaking to attendees on her experiences as a BMW Scholar.

Photo courtesy of Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg Community College recently recognized several hundred outstanding students at the 2016-2017 Student Awards Ceremony showcasing outstanding accomplishments in programs of study, student organizations, honor societies as well as scholarship recipients. Shown in the photo are 84 students who were inducted into SCC’s Beta Sigma Psi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, which is an international honor society for two-year colleges. Recognized for their outstanding academic achievements, these students embody Phi Theta Kappa’s fundamental hallmarks – scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship. To receive a membership invitation, students are required to complete a minimum of 12 hours of associate degree course work and earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_thumbnail_SCC-5-Student-Awards-Phi-Theta-Kappa-induction.jpgPhoto courtesy of Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg Community College recently recognized several hundred outstanding students at the 2016-2017 Student Awards Ceremony showcasing outstanding accomplishments in programs of study, student organizations, honor societies as well as scholarship recipients. Shown in the photo are 84 students who were inducted into SCC’s Beta Sigma Psi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, which is an international honor society for two-year colleges. Recognized for their outstanding academic achievements, these students embody Phi Theta Kappa’s fundamental hallmarks – scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship. To receive a membership invitation, students are required to complete a minimum of 12 hours of associate degree course work and earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

Photo courtesy of Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg Community College recently recognized Technical Scholars at an awards ceremony held at the college for qualifying students in industrial, engineering or computer services technologies associate degree programs whose education is sponsored by local companies. These students receive tuition, fees, textbooks and supplies, as well as part-time jobs with the sponsoring company. Shown in the photo is Clufundria “Cluffy” Dawkins (right) with Gadrian Zayas, BMW’s Scholar Manager.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_thumbnail_SCC-4-Student-Awards-BMW-Scholars.jpgPhoto courtesy of Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg Community College recently recognized Technical Scholars at an awards ceremony held at the college for qualifying students in industrial, engineering or computer services technologies associate degree programs whose education is sponsored by local companies. These students receive tuition, fees, textbooks and supplies, as well as part-time jobs with the sponsoring company. Shown in the photo is Clufundria “Cluffy” Dawkins (right) with Gadrian Zayas, BMW’s Scholar Manager.

Photo courtesy of Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg Community College recently recognized several hundred outstanding students at the 2016-2017 Student Awards Ceremony showcasing outstanding accomplishments in programs of study, student organizations, honor societies as well as scholarship recipients. Shown in the photo from left are SCC Interpreting Student of the Year, Martha Sigmon, with Denise Huff, SCC’s program director for American Sign Language and Interpreting.
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/web1_thumbnail_SCC-2-Student-Awards-Interpreting.jpgPhoto courtesy of Spartanburg Community College Spartanburg Community College recently recognized several hundred outstanding students at the 2016-2017 Student Awards Ceremony showcasing outstanding accomplishments in programs of study, student organizations, honor societies as well as scholarship recipients. Shown in the photo from left are SCC Interpreting Student of the Year, Martha Sigmon, with Denise Huff, SCC’s program director for American Sign Language and Interpreting.
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