West Georgia Technical College’s Foundation Announces the Fall 2022 Tritt Family Foundation, Inc. Scholarship Recipients

CARROLLTON, GA., October 3, 2022 – The West Georgia Technical College Foundation has announced that Robert Eubanks and Luciana Lazzarino are the Fall 2022 recipients of The Tritt Family Foundation, Inc. Scholarships.

“I am very happy and appreciate to be selected as the recipient of the scholarship,” said Eubanks, an Air Conditioning Technology Student at the Carroll campus who anticipates to graduate in December.

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“I am overwhelmed with appreciation for this opportunity. The support I am receiving from this scholarship is a renewed sense of hope and will help me achieve my goals for the future,” said Lazzarino, a Healthcare Professional student at the Carroll campus.

Both students maintain a 4.0 GPA.

“The Foundation is thankful to be a part of the success of WGTC’s students with the help of our community partners and supporters who help to make our student’s journey to achieving their goals possible,” said Brittney Henderson, Executive Director of the WGTC Foundation.

The scholarship is awarded to two students each semester in the amount of $500. Students who are awarded this scholarship will receive the scholarship each semester until completion of their program provided they remain in good academic standing.

Criteria for the scholarship is as follows:

  • Student must be enrolled in WGTC pursuing a certificate, diploma or degree
  • Student must have a 3.5 GPA. Incoming students must provide a transcript or proof of their GED
  • Student must maintain a 3.5 GPA to continue to receive the scholarship for multiple semesters
  • Student must be working at least 20 hours a week
  • Student must demonstrate a financial need

Scholarships are offered each semester to students in a variety of programs and locations at WGTC. For more information about scholarship opportunities available, please visit our website at: https://www.westgatech.edu/discover-wgtc/foundation/foundation-scholarship/. To learn more about establishing or contributing to a scholarship fund, please contact Brittney Henderson at brittney.henderson@westgatech.edu.

The WGTC Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established in 1998 to encourage, solicit, receive and administer gifts and bequests of property and funds for the benefit of the college and its students. Partnerships and gifts enable the foundation to support the best possible learning environment for our students.

West Georgia Technical College, with campuses in Carroll, Coweta, Douglas, Haralson and Troup counties and class sites in Heard and Meriwether counties, offers more than 120 associate degree, diploma and technical certificate programs of study. A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, West Georgia Tech is one of the largest of the state’s 22 technical colleges. For more information, please visit westgatech.edu.

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