Haywood Community College

NEWS RELEASE

Contacts: Debra M. Davis, Diana S. Conard



185 Freedlander Drive



Clyde, NC 28721



828-627-4521 Fax: 828-627-4513

Date: 10-25-05

For immediate release.

HCC 2005 SCHOLARSHIP RECOGNITION LUNCHEON HELD

HCC recently recognized scholarship recipients and donors at the 2005 Scholarship Luncheon. Over 140 people attended the event. Donors had the opportunity to meet and talk with their scholarship recipients. For the 2004-2005 school year, HCC students benefited from more than 200 scholarships totaling over $143,000.

Dr. Donald Stanton, HCC Interim President, said, "The investment these donors make in students is an impact on human life and the community. It is an investment in the future."

Pamela Floyd, HCC student in the Criminal Justice Alliance program and recipient of the W. Curtis and Ruby B. Russ Scholarship and the Waynesville Rotary Club Scholarship, said, "Coming back to school as a single mom requires encouragement. To be selected to receive a scholarship is effective encouragement."

The HCC Foundation Board of Directors sponsored the luncheon. For more information about scholarships that are available, contact the HCC Financial Aid office at 627-4756. If you are interested in sponsoring a scholarship, contact the HCC Foundation at 627-4544.

PHOTOS ATTACHED:

Sch 1 & Sch2: Cutline: These two photos show many students who were recognized at the annual HCC Scholarship Luncheon.

Donors: Cutline: Scholarship donors were recognized at the annual HCC Scholarship Recognition Luncheon. This photo shows some of the donors who attended the event.

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