Haywood Community College awarded three Pisgah High School students and two Tuscola High School students with the Pop & Marj Kelly Merit Scholarship. This scholarship was established in 1997 through donations from Marjorie Kelly in memory of her husband Pop Kelly. Each student will receive $10,000 to use for two academic years at HCC.
Students awarded from Pisgah High School include Olivia Cook, early childhood education; Caleb Henson, industrial systems technology; and Houston Rogers, undecided. Tuscola High School recipients include Colton Ferguson, associate in science and Jones Heinz, welding technology.
The College is still accepting applications for summer scholarships through June 30. Students may also apply for fall scholarships through August 4. For more information on scholarships and how to apply, please visit haywood.edu.
Donated photos.Pictured left to right are students from Pisgah High School who received the Pop & Marj Kelly Merit Scholarship: Caleb Henson, Houston Rogers and Olivia Cook. Pictured left to right are Tuscola High School students who received the Pop & Marj Kelly Merit Scholarship: Jones Heinz and Colton Ferguson.