Shot and Jean Strange Endowment Scholarship Awarded
May 3, 2017 – Triston Ricks was named the recipient of the Shot and Jean Strange Endowment Scholarship, at the annual STC Foundation Barbeque on April 20.
This scholarship is awarded to students who meet the following criteria: student(s) must be enrolled in a degree or diploma program; student must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher; student must be a resident of Emanuel County or Toombs County; student must maintain full-time enrollment. This scholarship will be awarded at the rate of $500 per semester, as long as the student maintains these requirements. This shall be limited to one program (major).
Ricks graduated from Wheeler Co. High School and currently resides in Vidalia. He is currently enrolled in the Criminal Justice degree program at STC and employed full time with DOT Foods. “I look forward to becoming an active member of the law enforcement once I graduate and begin working in the field,” Triston said. “Receiving this scholarship will enable me to continue to make progress toward my degree in preparation for a career in Criminal Justice.”
“It has been a real honor to be part of the Southeastern Technical College,” Shot Strange said. “It has done so much for our community and counties. It gives me great pleasure to help in preparing our students for a better opportunity in life.”
The STC Foundation plans to award 40 scholarships to students in the fall semester of 2017.
For more information on scholarship opportunities, visit www.southeasterntech.edu or call 912-538-3100 or 478-289-2200.