Three students from Pocahontas County and two from Renick are among the 39 students attending New River Community and Technical College with scholarship assistance through the New River Community and Technical College foundation Inc., according to an announcement by William J. Loope, vice president for institutional advancement and workforce educations.
Jennifer N. Barlow of Buckeye, Amanda M. Dilley of Durbin, Victoria E. Ramos of Marlinton and Alfred E. and Dorothy E. Koger of Renick have been named scholarship winers for the 2010-2011 college year.
Barlow and Dilley are recipients of the Marlinton Rotary Club Health Sciences Scholarship which is awarded to Pocahontas County students who are enrolled in a health science course of study at New River. This scholarship was established by the civic-minded members of the Marlinton Rotary Club.
Ramos was awarded the Elizabeth W. Runyon Memorial Scholarship which was endowed by Shirley F. Runyon and the late Donald R. Runyon in memory of his mother to encourage and enable students to pursue careers in health sciences.
Alfred Koger is a recipient of the newly created American Veterans Scholarships which have been established to provide assistance to veterans pursuing post-secondary education.
Dorothy Koger received the Joan C. Browning Community Service Scholarship, which was established to assist students who have engaged in volunteer service to their community in the Greenbrier Valley.
The New River Community and Technical College Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit organization established to encourage and assist area residents to contribute and/or endow scholarships to aid students in the Greenbrier, Fayette, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Summers and Webster counties in achieving their educational goals.
Information on the foundation and how to establish a scholarship fund can be obtained by calling Loope at 304-929-5494 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.