Sixteen Pensacola State College stellar students received $22,000 in Cantonment Rotary Club scholarships on Wednesday, June 14.
Since 1991, the Rotary Club has provided Pensacola State students with over $80,000 in scholarships. Dustin Vaughn is the Rotary Club’s president.
The Ike and Carolyn Hicks Terry Music Endowed $1,500 Scholarships recipients were Ezra Baker, Sienna Hudak, Deelia Warfield, Elijah Spann, Gracie Collins and Francisco Segovia.
Receiving $1,000 Vocational I Endowed Scholarships were Dereck Alred and Myiesha Hartley.
Cathy Simpkins, Samantha Goodloe and Quashanekia Sims were awarded $1,000 Vocational II Endowed Scholarships.
William Goss, Robert Clarke and Travis Rentschler each were awarded $2,000 Ted Ciano Vocational Endowed Scholarships.
Maria Heal and Jessica Gonzales each received a $1,000 Legal Assistant Endowed Scholarship.
In its 75th year serving the community, the Cantonment Rotary Club has six endowed scholarships with the PSC Foundation ─ Cantonment Rotary Club Culinary Endowed Scholarship, Cantonment Rotary Club Ike and Carolyn Hicks Terry Music Endowed Scholarship, Cantonment Rotary Club Ted Ciano Vocational Endowed Scholarship, Cantonment Rotary Club Vocational I Endowed Scholarship, Cantonment Rotary Club Vocational II Endowed Scholarship and the Cantonment Rotary Club Legal Assistant Endowed Scholarship. The six endowments total more than $164,200 and will support Pensacola State students into perpetuity.
Since 1999, the Cantonment Rotary Club has donated $62,253.25 to the College for student scholarships.
Ike and Carolyn Hicks Terry Music Endowed Scholarship recipients ─ saxophone player Ezra Baker and guitarist Sienna Hudak ─ also performed at the luncheon.
Pensacola State administrators and faculty members Michael Listau, Dean of Workforce Education; Rafael Deliz, Assistant Director of Workforce Education; Dr. Kenneth Phillips, Performing Arts Department Head; Dr. Michael Payne, Business Department Head; Dr. Natasha Simpson-Robinson, business professor; Dr. Benjamin Rollings, piano professor; Andrea Krieger, PSC Foundation Executive Director Institutional Development; Yari Deliz-Treto, Coordinator of Foundation Scholarships and Financial Aid; and Sheila Nichols, the College’s executive director of marketing and information were on hand for the scholarship ceremony.
For more information about the Rotary Club, visit https://cantonmentrotary.com/.
To support scholarships at Pensacola State, visit https://foundation.pensacolastate.edu/opportunities-to-support-psc/scholarships/ or call the PSC Foundation at (850) 484-1560.
For more information about applying for scholarships and other forms of financial support at Pensacola State College, visit https://www.pensacolastate.edu/financial-aid/ or contact the Financial Aid Department at (850) 484-1680 or firstname.lastname@example.org.