TCL Foundation awards $30,000 in scholarships

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The Technical College of the Lowcountry Foundation Inc. recently awarded $30,000 in scholarships to assist 44 TCL students with tuition and books for the fall 2011 semester.

The TCL Foundation scholarship program is made possible by the donations of individuals and organizations in our community. These contributions aid deserving, qualified students in achieving their educational goals. The TCL Foundation has awarded over $1.7 million in scholarship funds since its founding in 1983.

In addition to providing scholarship assistance, the Foundation leverages private sector support to further enhance the College’s teaching and educational capabilities while supporting TCL’s vision of providing innovative workforce solutions. For more information about the Foundation and scholarship assistance, please call 843.525.8294, email, or visit

Recipients of fall 2011 scholarships are:


The Bargain Box Scholarship

  • Catrina Peed, Hilton Head Island, Industrial Technologies
  • Jeremy Smith, Bluffton, Health Sciences


The Beaufort Fund Scholarship

  • Robert Hummel, Beaufort, Health Sciences
  • Rachael Irizamy, Beaufort, Health Sciences
  • Emily Lemacks, Walterboro, Health Sciences
  • Robin Poe, Yemassee, Health Sciences


The Calhoun Station Scholarship

  • Brenda Mims, Bluffton, Business Technologies
  • Kim Skinner, Bluffton, Health Sciences


The D.L. Scurry Foundation Scholarship

  • Joanna Radu, Beaufort, Health Sciences


The F. James and Shelia H. Hodges Fund Scholarship

  • Moriah Caldwell, Hampton, Health Sciences
  • Jessica Sanders, Yemassee, Health Sciences


The Family Resources Scholarship

  • Margerita Badger, Yemassee, Arts and Sciences
  • Loni Reynolds, Ridgeland, Business Technologies


The Friends of Callawassie Scholarship

  • Adreanna Prussia, Beaufort, Early College Credit Opportunities
  • Meghan Riviere, Beaufort, Business Technologies


The G.T. Scholarship

  • Emily Lemacks, Walterboro, Health Sciences


The Hilton Head Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship

  • Christine Epps, Bluffton, Health Sciences
  • Ashley Clark, Bluffton, Health Sciences
  • Hannah Key, Bluffton, Health Sciences
  • Trenton Smith, Pineland, Health Sciences


The Hilton Head Island Rotary Club Scholarship

  • Chelsea Blankenship, Hilton Head Island, Business Technologies
  • Claudia Silva, Bluffton, Arts and Sciences


The Jean Wilson Memorial Scholarship

  • Elisa Alverson, Port Royal, Health Sciences
  • Amy Cheslak, Beaufort, Health Sciences
  • Sarah Dyches, Beaufort, Health Sciences
  • Pamela Jones, Beaufort, Health Sciences
  • Desiree Van Dam, Beaufort, Health Sciences


The Long Cove Community Fund Scholarship

  • Kasey Lawrence, Hilton Head Island, Health Sciences


The Lowcountry Human Resources Association Scholarship

  • Lisa Westbrook, Beaufort, Business Technologies


The Macgregor Kilpatrick Memorial Scholarship

  • Rhonda Wilson, Estill, Health Sciences


The Peggy Wymond Verity Memorial Scholarship

  • Ileana Herrick, Beaufort, Business Technologies
  • Mary Jacobson, Beaufort, Arts and Sciences


The TCL Foundation Scholarship

  • Corey Johnson, Beaufort, Health Sciences
  • John Nicholas, Pineland, Early College Credit Opportunities
  • Crystal Powell, Beaufort, Health Sciences
  • Heydie Rodriguez, Beaufort, Health Sciences


The Thomas and Carol Henry Scholarship

  • Carolyne Adams, Beaufort, Health Sciences
  • Carrie Hewette, Port Royal, Health Sciences
  • Jerica Heyward, Beaufort, Business Technologies
  • Heydie Rodriguez, Beaufort, Health Sciences
  • Lisa Westbrook, Beaufort, Business Technologies




The Technical College of the Lowcountry is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all qualified applicants for admissions or employment without regard to race, gender, national origin, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, disability, or political affiliation or belief.