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Swinford awarded scholarship

Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012 at 4:18 pm

Swinford earns scholarship

Emily Swinford (at left) of Fayetteville has been awarded the Dane Evers Scholarship established by Lincoln County Bank in 2004. Here, she is congratulated by Jan Rogers, director of advancement at Motlow College, where Swinford is a nursing student.

Emily Swinford, a nursing student at Motlow College, is the recipient of the Dane Evers Memorial Scholarship, according to Jan Rogers, director of advancement at Motlow.

Swinford graduated from Lincoln County High School this year and lives in Fayetteville. She said she is honored to receive the scholarship, which was established by Lincoln County Bank in 2004 in memory of Evers, a former bank employee.

The Dane Evers Scholarship and similar scholarships are awarded through the Motlow College Foundation. Anyone can contribute to existing scholarships or establish new ones. For more information, visit the foundation’s website at www.mscc.edu/foundation, call Rogers at 931-393-1692 or 1-800-654-4877 ext. 1692, or email jrogers@mscc.edu.

In addition to scholarships available through the foundation, there are many other opportunities available to students through financial aid and institutional scholarships.  They are listed on Motlow’s website at www.mscc.edu/scholarships.