HAYWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE

185 FREEDLANDER DRIVE

CLYDE, NORTH CAROLINA 28721

CONTACT: DEBBIE DAVIS

DIANA CONARD

PHONE: 627-4521

DATE: 07-23-03

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

RUX GARDENS SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED TO HCC HORTICULTURE STUDENT

Ronald Mathis has been awarded the Rux Gardens Scholarship to Haywood Community College. Mathis is a 2003 graduate of Tuscola High School. He is the son of Ronnie and Rhonda Mathis of Waynesville, NC. Mathis will begin the horticulture technology program fall semester.

Greg and Trish Rux of Rux Gardens Nursery in Waynesville, NC established the Rux Gardens Scholarship. Recipients must be admitted into the horticulture program at HCC. One student from each Haywood County high school is selected based on recommendation of the high school guidance counselor.

For more information about the Rux scholarship or any other available scholarships at HCC, please call Student Services at 627-4500.

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