Two Midlands Technical College students who started this fall as freshman recently received scholarships of more than $1,000 each to attend MTC. The James E. Clyburn Research and Scholarship Foundation named the MTC students as 2016 Rudolph Canzater Scholars.
Shanajee Devoe of Allendale-Fairfax High School in Fairfax, SC, and Kaela Clark of Richland Northeast High School in Columbia both received their awards at a ceremony held at the Santee Conference Center in Santee, South Carolina as part of the annual Rudolph Canzater Memorial Golf Classic.
The foundation awards need-based scholarships to students living in South Carolina’s sixth congressional district of which Congressman James E. Clyburn represents.
Devoe and Clark each received $1,000 for up to 4 years, a Dell laptop along with the Microsoft Office package. They also received a book bag full of items and a copy of Congressman Clyburn’s book Blessed Experiences.
About Midlands Technical College
Midlands Technical College (MTC) is a comprehensive, multi-campus, public, two-year college serving Richland, Lexington and Fairfield counties of South Carolina. The fifth-largest provider of higher education in South Carolina and the largest provider of transfer students to the University of South Carolina, MTC enrolls approximately 16,000 credit students annually. The college’s Corporate and Continuing Education program, one of the largest and most comprehensive in the Southeast, annually has 25,000 enrollments and provides continuing education to hundreds of area businesses each year. MIDLANDSTECH.EDU