Madisonville Community College (MCC) students Andrea Mills and Victoria Tappe have been awarded scholarships from the Dr. Lea Ann Davenport Memorial Endowment for the 2017-2018 academic year based on their exemplary academic.
Pictured (l-r) are Jennifer Welch, MCC Assistant Professor – Mathematics and Natural Sciences Division; Andrea Mills, Victoria Tappe, and MCC Chief Academic Officer Dr. Deborah Cox.
Mills, of Dawson Springs, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship. She plans to complete coursework towards an educational degree for middle school math and history with Murray State.
Tappe, of Madisonville, was also awarded a $1,000 scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year. She plans to transfer to Western Kentucky University to complete bachelor and master degrees in Clinical Social Work.
The Dr. Lea Ann Davenport Memorial Endowment was made possible through a planned insurance arrangement that her parents, Ann and Bill Davenport, completed while their daughter was in college. Dr. Davenport died on April 17, 2013. The endowment provides scholarship awards to students majoring in the math/sciences areas and also provides for faculty professional development funding.