Articles tagged with "scholarship"
Skipworths Establish IMPACT Scholarship
When water rose into the Dickinson home of Sean and Melissa Skipworth during Hurricane Harvey, the couple experienced an outpouring of support from the community, including former College of the Mainland students of COM professor Sean Skipworth. The couple’s gratitude gave them the idea to pay it forward. The couple has endowed the Sean & Melissa Skipworth IMPACT Scholarship. Sean Skipworth has been a Social and Behavioral Sciences faculty member at COM since 2012 and Melissa Skipworth is serving her first term on the COM Board of Trustees.
Scholarship recipient first in family to get degree
For Marcus Garcia, of Texas City, a scholarship made the difference between his staying in college or dropping out.
COM student named Coca-Cola scholar
College of the Mainland student Taylor Hollenshead has been selected as a 2016 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar for outstanding academic achievement and leadership potential.
43 students receive scholarships to pursue petrochemical careers
With the Gulf Coast area petrochemical industry needing more than 50,000 new workers within the decade, nine community colleges have set out to find and train this next generation of skilled workers, enabled by a grant from the ExxonMobil Foundation.
Future engineer and COM graduate wins $58K scholarship
The first in her family to earn an associate degree, Raquel Balderas isn’t stopping there.
BP scholarship gives GED grad fresh start
Determined to earn his GED after a 25-year hiatus from school, David Rogers had two inspirations – his children Sarah, 5, and David, 7.
Scholarship recipient: “I want to inspire children”
Earning a College of the Mainland Foundation music scholarship for books and tuition, Candace Long wants to share her love for music.