FOR RELEASE: August 24, 2007 HCC S TUDENT K RISTEN W ADE R ECEIVES C OCA -C OLA S CHOLARSHIP Harford Community College student Kristen Wade has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. To qualify for the scholarship, Kristen had to demonstrate academic success and perform community service within the past 12 months. HCC President James LaCalle presented Kristen with a Certificate of Recognition at the August Board of Trustees meeting.
Through the Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship Program, the Foundation awards a total of 400 scholarships annually to students attending higher education institutions granting two-year degrees. cThe Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship Program gives support and encouragement to an underserved population of college students, d said J. Mark Davis, President of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.
cThis program is an extension of our long-standing commitment to college education throughout the United States. These fine students, who often juggle school, work and family, continue to give back to their communities through community service. d The scholarship program is made possible with funding from the Joseph B. Whitehead Foundation, which provides grants in support of human services initiatives.
The late Joseph B. Whitehead was one of the original bottlers of Coca-Cola. The ... more. less.
Two-Year Colleges Scholarship Program complements the Foundation 9s Coca-Cola Scholars Program, which awards more than $3 million annually in college scholarships to 250 outstanding high school seniors.<br><br> -30-