During the last year more than 90 students received scholarships from the Clover Park Technical College Foundation enabling them to study at the college. The students, foundation board members and interested community members will participate in a recognition program Thursday, May 20. Debbie Ranniger, the foundation’s executive director of resource development, explained the event will celebrate the achievements of the scholarship winners as well as build relationships throughout the community.
The reception and dinner, prepared by the college’s culinary arts students, is sponsored by The Boeing Company, Puget Sound Energy, McDonald’s, LeMay Inc, Doug LeMay, Columbia Bank, Harkness, McGranahan Architects and AA Party Rentals. Ranniger will serve as master of ceremonies for the evening. Included in the program will be presentations by several students who will share their stories of triumph over adversity as well as their dreams for the future.
The Foundation historically has awarded numerous scholarships each year to students attending various CPTC programs. The winners have maintained an average 3.6 GPA during the year, according to the executive director For additional information, contact Ranniger by phone at 253-589-5782.