Madisonville Community College s Advancement and Scholarship Offices are pleased
to announce that four recently established scholarship opportunities have named their
second round of awards to students enrolled in specific associate degree areas. These
scholarships have been made possible because of generous private giving and are named
in memoriam of loved ones who have impacted the community and/or the college. The
2014 scholarship recipients are:
Maryessa Duncan, a fourth semester Nursing program student from Nebo, is the recipient
of the Becky B. Hicklin Memorial Endowment. The award is reserved for a second year
nursing student from the western portion of Hopkins County in honor and memory of
the long-time Hopkins County Health Department nurse.
Alan Woodring, an Air Conditioning Technology program student from Dixon, is the recipient
of the Michael Carter Memorial Scholarship. The award is named for the Hanson coal
miner killed in a work-related accident and is reserved for a student in either the
Air Conditioning Technology program or the Advanced Integrated Technology Program
- Multi-Skilled Technician Option.
Tiffany Caudill, a fourth semester Nursing program student from Bremen, is the recipient
of the E.A. and Darrel Gentry Family Endowment. An annual scholarship award from
the Gentry Family Endowment is designated for a student in the health care field.
Kaleigh Payne, a Business Administration Systems program student from Madisonville,
has been selected for the Judy Moore Memorial Award. This scholarship, named for
the long-time MCC employee who helped implement the School Counts program, is reserved
for a School Counts graduate who maintains a 3.5 GPA and plans to transfer to a four-year
school majoring in business or accounting.
Olivia Jones, a second semester Nursing program student from Madisonville, is the
recipient of the Norma Sue Ehrlich Family Scholarship. Established by Dr. Paul Ehrlic
in honor of his wife who was a Hopkins County native, the scholarship funds one semester
award each year to a nursing student selected by the college s nursing faculty.
Madisonville Community College presents more than 330 students with private scholarship
awards each academic year. Local scholarship endowments valued at approximately $5.7
million serve students in particular degree areas, as well as administer the School
Counts work ethic scholarship program in both Hopkins and Muhlenberg Counties.
For additional information regarding scholarship or endowment opportunities, please
contact MCC s scholarship office at (270) 824-8578 or the advancement office at (270)