Aurtavia McRae Named Recipient of The Merchants & Citizens Bank Scholarship

Merchants & Citizens Bank Scholarship recipient

The Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) Foundation, Inc. has awarded Aurtavia McRae of Helena the Merchants & Citizens Bank Scholarship for the spring 2022 semester. 

The Merchants & Citizens Bank Scholarship was established by The Merchants & Citizens Bank of McRae-Helena to assist students from Telfair and Wheeler Counties who are enrolled in a credit program of study at OFTC. 

“The OFTC Foundation wants to congratulate Aurtavia on receiving this scholarship, and we wish her success as she completes her program of study at OFTC,” shared Kathy Aaron, Executive Director of the OFTC Foundation. 

Anyone interested in establishing a scholarship or donating to an existing scholarship should contact Kathy Aaron at or 478-553-2148. The OFTC Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 

For more info on the OFTC Foundation or to learn more about the college’s 100+ programs of study, including Machine Tool Technology, visit the college’s website,  



The mission of Oconee Fall Line Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is to contribute to the economic and workforce development of east central Georgia through quality technical and continuing education, adult education, and business and industry services. The College offers associate degrees, diplomas, technical certificates of credit, and non-credit certificates in a student-centered learning environment through traditional and distance education modes of delivery.    

The OFTC Foundation   

The OFTC Foundation, Inc. is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations established to support students and programs at the college. The Foundation is governed by a local board of trustees whose mission is to maintain a focus on local campus needs that mirrors the direction of Oconee Fall Line Technical College. Donors’ wishes will be adhered to and existing donor agreements will continue to be enforced. The Foundation provides leadership and community influence through the College’s eleven-county service area of Bleckley, Dodge, Glascock, Hancock, Jefferson, Laurens, Telfair, Warren, Washington, Wheeler, and Wilkinson.