JCJC sophomores named Tullos Scholars
Written By: Teresa Martin
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Date Submitted: 2011-08-19 13:40:01
ELLISVILLE – Four Jones County Junior College sophomores were awarded medallions in recognition of being named Tullos Scholars during commencement exercises Friday. These students have distinguished themselves through their scholarship and service to others, according to Vice President of Instructional Affairs, Dr. Laverne Ulmer. The Tullos Scholar’s Program awards each student a $1,000 scholarship, funded by Jones alumni Eugene and Nada Tullos of Raleigh.
Earning scholarships are Lauren Douglas of Waynesboro who is a Math Education major; Johna Ellzey, a pre-dentistry major from Ellisville; Oak Grove’s Katie Folkes who is a history education major and Student Government Association President; Nohemi Martinez of Meridian is a music education major and Jacob Griffith, a welding major from Prentiss was not able to attend the ceremony.
The five Jones students were nominated by faculty to apply for the Tullos Scholarship. They had to be a full-time freshman, submit a resume’ with two-faculty recommendation letters, have outstanding academic achievement, were engaged in college activities, in leadership positions and participated in community service.