December 3, 2010

WNC Foundation awards 132 scholarships totaling $125,880.

WNC Foundation Recognizes Donors Who Support Scholarships

The Western Nevada College Foundation wishes to recognize those who helped support scholarships for students attending at the college this school year. For the 2010-2011 academic year, Western awarded 140 scholarships totaling $136,880. The WNC Foundation, with the support of community donors, awarded 132 of these scholarships totaling $125,880.

"The college is grateful for the generosity of donors and their support of the WNC scholarship program. It not only makes a difference to students, but also to the community," said Helaine Jesse Morres, vice president for Development and External Affairs.

WNC awards thousands of dollars each semester to students who qualify for federal grants, or who apply for and receive scholarships. Applications for the 2011-2012 academic year are being accepted through March 1, 2011. For scholarship and financial assistance information, or 445-3264.

2010-2011 Donors and Scholarships
Advocates for English Language Learners in Higher Education Scholarship
Al Teixeira Memorial Baseball Scholarship
Albert V. Lane Scholarship
Allene Hunnewell Memorial Scholarship
American Association of University Women Scholarship - Capital Branch
American Legion Auxiliary #4 Post 9/11/01 Veteran Scholarship
Andy Butti Scholarship
Anne G. Berlin Memorial Scholarship
Anne M. Phillips Memorial Scholarship
Annie Johnson Elliott Scholarship
Associated Students of Western Nevada Scholarships
Ballardini Single Parent Scholarship
BAWN/Edd P. Furgerson Memorial Scholarship
Bessie C. Gilmer Scholarship
Bessie L. Miller Memorial Scholarship
Boys and Girls Club of Mason Valley Scholarship
Carson and Sierra Coleman ECE Scholarship
Carson City Democratic Women's Scholarship
Carson City Emblem Club No. 507 Scholarship
Carson Tahoe Regional Healthcare Auxiliary Ursula Daines Memorial Scholarship
Carson Valley Quilt Guild Art Scholarship
Catherine "Suse" Fitz Scholarship
CGI, Inc. Scholarship
Christine Baker Educational Scholarship
Clark A. Morres Baseball Scholarship
Daughters of the American Revolution John C. Fremont Chapter Scholarship
Day Family Nursing Scholarship
Dorothy and Rob Ramsdell Scholarship
Dr. William E. Clark Memorial Scholarship
Ed Jesse Baseball Scholarship
Estimating as a Career Scholarship
Glady Coleman Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Golf for Greenwave Graduates Scholarship
Great Basin Chapter of American Association of Critical Care Nurses Scholarship
Harriet L. Crowell Memorial Scholarship
Helen Close Charitable Foundation Scholarship
Helen Devereux Memorial Scholarship
Helen F. Harpin Memorial Scholarship
Helen Moederndorfer Jesse Memorial Scholarship
Helping Professions Scholarship
Insurance Agents and Brokers of Nevada Scholarship
International Women's Day Scholarship
Jack C. Davis Memorial Scholarship
Jason Bertocchi Scholarship for Disabled Students
Jeremy Williams Memorial Scholarship
Joan I. Shelton Memorial Nursing Scholarship
Joe Lushina Nursing Scholarship
John H. Sheldon Scholarship
Kandee Ann Kahn Memorial Scholarship for Public Safety
Katharine Harris Quilici Memorial Scholarship
Kennametal Engineering and Science Scholarship
Korean War Veterans Carson City Chapter 305 Nursing Scholarship
Lane-Morsani Memorial Scholarship
LeRoy F. Hack Memorial Baseball Scholarship
Lesch Nursing Scholarship
Maizie Harris Jesse "Reaching for the Stars" Scholarship
Marilyn C. Potter Scholarship
Melba Silver Memorial Scholarship
Michael Calabro Memorial Electronics Award
Mike and Dick Stoddard Memorial Scholarship
Minden Rotary Club Erin Hackman Memorial Scholarship
Monte Fast GED Scholarship
Nancy Fischer Gaskill Memorial Nursing Scholarship
National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century Thomas Holcomb Chapter Scholarship
Natives & Newcomers Club of Carson City Nursing Scholarship
Nevada Commission on Construction Education Scholarship
Nevada CPA Society Scholarship
Nevada Nurses Association Scholarship
NV Energy Foundation Scholarship
Ormsby Sportsmen's Association Scholarship
Patricia Ricks Aschee Native American Spiritual Gift Award
P.E.O. Sisterhood Scholarship for Women
Robert and Joy Pease Memorial Scholarship
Robert Bush Memorial Scholarship
Roberta Ogden Trease Memorial Scholarship
Sagebrush Chapter Model A Ford Club of America Scholarship
Soroptimist International of Carson City Barbara K. Alexander Memorial Scholarship
Soroptimist International of Carson City Margaret Hersey Memorial Scholarship
Soroptimist International of Carson City Marge Patterson Memorial Scholarship
Soroptimist International of Carson City Mary Coffey Memorial Scholarship
Soroptimist International of Carson City Trade & Industry Scholarship
Soroptimist International of Carson City Women's Opportunity Award
Soroptimist International of Carson Valley Healthcare Scholarship
Student Ability Scholarship
Sunset Rotary Club of Carson City Scholarship
Taeubel Classified Professional Development Scholarship
The Hope Scholarship
The Tekla Kujawski Memorial Nursing Scholarship
The Testolin Family Scholarship
Tyler Flynn Memorial Fund Scholarship
Unger Diamond Memorial Scholarship
United Methodist Men's Scholarship
Vivian Wilde-Mellow Memorial Scholarship
Warde H. Dixon Memorial Scholarship
Western Nevada Astronomical Society Science Scholarship
Western Nevada Astronomical Society Space Science Scholarship
Western Nevada College Student Leadership Scholarship
Western Nevada College Talent Grant Art Scholarship
Western Nevada College Talent Grant Music Scholarship
Woody Wurster Machine Tool Scholarship
Zola Scholarship


For additional information, please contact:
WNC Information and Marketing Services
2201 W. College Parkway
Carson City, NV 89703
Phone: 775-445-3234
Fax: 775-445-3198

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