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MERITOR PARTNERS WITH SKYCTC TO OFFER SCHOLARSHIP TO FSHS STUDENT

Two Meritor employees present scholarship check to two SKYCTC staff
Check presentation to kick-off Meritor s educational partnership with Southcentral Kentucky Community amp; Technical College. Pictured L to R: Dr. James McCaslin, SKYCTC Vice President of Outreach and Community Development; Heather Rogers, SKYCTC Foundation Executive Director; Lucille Gartman, Meritor Site Manager; Sondra Caldwell, Meritor Human Resources Supervisor.

Franklin, KY Meritor Inc. of Franklin is partnering with Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College in a new initiative to offer a scholarship to a Franklin Simpson High School senior or recent graduate as well as support the College s robotic and controls programming needs.

The Meritor Scholarship will cover 12 credit hours of tuition and student fees per semester for one academic year at SKYCTC, not to exceed $3,800. The scholarship is targeted to a FSHS student who will pursue a STEM-related degree focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics. Applicants must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate involvement and overall good student character. Priority will be given for financial need.

Scholarship applications are available at Franklin Simpson High School or by contacting Heather Rogers, SKYCTC Office of Advancement at 270-901-1116 or heather.rogers@kctcs.edu Deadline to apply is Friday, April 29 and an award will be made in May for the 2016-17 academic year.

Meritor s total commitment to SKYCTC of nearly $6,000 also includes funding to purchase robotic equipment to assist with educational programming at the College.