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June 6, 2001

Ten Georgetown County students have been awarded scholarships by the Advisory Committee for Coastal Carolina Universitys Georgetown Campus.

One graduating senior from each Georgetown County high school has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship recipients are: Anna Taylor of Andrews High School; Marc Simmons of Carvers Bay High School; Jessica Powell of Georgetown High School; and Angela Nash of Waccamaw High School.

To be eligible for the high school scholarships, students must rank in the top third of their class and show evidence of school or community involvement.

The advisory committee awarded additional scholarships ranging from $441 to $922 to six Coastal students for summer 2001 classes: Sonya Baird, education; William Butler, education; Maurice Cobb, education; Michelle Carter, education; Shirley Collenton, education; and Carol Doyle, interdisciplinary studies.

To be eligible for these scholarships, students must be residents of Georgetown County, enrolled at Coastals Georgetown campus and maintain a GPA of 2.5.

For more information, contact Sharon Hughes, director of Coastals Georgetown campus, at 546-7523.