Marcus Strawder Awarded Frank G. Wall, Jr. Scholarship

Graduating Wilkinson County High School senior, Marcus Strawder, was recently awarded the Frank G. Wall, Jr. Scholarship by the Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) Foundation-South, Inc., and sponsored by the Wilkinson County Development Authority.

The Frank G. Wall, Jr. Scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating senior from the Wilkinson County School System, who is a resident of Wilkinson County, and who will enroll in a program of study at Oconee Fall Line Technical College’s South Campus in Dublin.

The scholarship is established in honor of Frank G. Wall, Jr., a leader in his community and an advocate for technical education. Wall served on the Development Authority of Wilkinson County for many years, is President of Springhill Services, Inc. and Springhill Transportation, Inc., serves as Chairman of the Fall Line Regional Development Authority and is District Supervisor of the Central Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District. Wall was a Founding Director of Security Bank of Bibb County and is a former Trustee of the OFTC South Foundation, formerly known as the Heart of Georgia Technical College Foundation. He founded Quail Hunt for Kids and is a member of the Exchange Club of Wilkinson County and the Wilkinson County Chamber of Commerce.

The Frank G. Wall, Jr. Scholarship is a $500 monetary stipend that’s awarded at the rate of $250 per semester for two semesters.

The OFTC Foundation-South, Inc. is a 501c3, non-profit organization. For more information on how to contribute to the OFTC South Foundation, contact Michelle Simpson at msimpson@oftc.edu or 478-240-5171 or visit the college website at OFTC.edu.

Pictured left to right: Jonathan Jackson, Director of the Development Authority of Wilkinson County and Frank G. Wall, Jr. scholarship recipient Marcus Strawder.

Pictured left to right: Jonathan Jackson, Director of the Development Authority of Wilkinson County and Frank G. Wall, Jr. scholarship recipient Marcus Strawder.