hcc 300HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (8/30/13) – As concern and unrest swirl around healthcare legislation on the national level, Hopkinsville Community College (HCC) students continue to benefit from the generosity of local citizens as scholarship support grows for nursing and allied health programs.
The college’s local foundation has announced recipients of two new scholarships. The Billie Lee Cayce scholarship, established in the memory of Mrs. Cayce, will support two HCC students, Erica Moyer and Melissa Johnsa, with $500 each this fall. While Mike and Helen Cayce have spearheaded the fundraising efforts on behalf of the family, they are quick to recognize the gifts from friends and family of Mrs. Cayce in setting up this new scholarship. Intended to support non-traditional students in the college’s nursing program, the Cayce family hopes to help provide a pathway to success during the critical final semesters of nurse education, when it becomes nearly impossible for students to earn money outside of college, as the demands of the course of study are heavy.
Similarly, the Indian Physicians Association for Community Service has provided tuition scholarships via the HCC Foundation for the upcoming academic year to the following students: Lindsey Hood, Shannon Brough, Emily Lambert and Andrea Trujillo. As announced last year, the IPACS group has determined that there is much to be gained working as a group to philanthropically benefit several local community groups. HCC has been the beneficiary of their visionary giving as year, and anticipates a five-year commitment from these physicians as they give back to the community where they live and work.
“We are blessed that so many people in our area have compassion for their fellow citizens and want to see them pursue their dreams and succeed, and we are grateful that HCC can be the conduit to fulfilling educational and life goals,” said Interim President Pat Lake.
The Foundation is gearing up for its annual fund-raising events later this fall, and gifts are welcome at any time. Contact Yvette Eastham at 270- 707-3731 to discuss giving options.
SurfKY News
Information provided by Rena Young

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Small Business Tax Credit Workshop

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (9/1/15) — The Muhlenberg Alliance for Progress and the Greater Muhlenberg Chamber of Commerce… Read More

Lady Mustangs Drop Home Match to Grayson County

GREENVILLE, Ky. (9/1/15) — Host Muhlenberg County fell to Grayson County in a high school volleyball match on Monday.… Read More

Most Read This Week

August 31, 2015 6315

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4896

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 3804

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 2733

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 2325

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 18465

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11810

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

September 01, 2015 1501

Small Business Tax Credit Workshop

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1246

Traffic Stop Leads to Meth Charge for Driver

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1208

Central City Gospelfest Planned for September 2

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 963

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 936

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 912

Governor Lauds Launch of Kentucky's New I-Way

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 692

Annual 'Swingin' for Sadie' Tourneys Set for…

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 682

Child Injured in Wreck, Father Charged with DUI

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 546

Pet of the Day - Morty

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 527

Color Run Raises Funds for Cancer Research

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News