OFTC Students Awarded Howard Sheppard Inc. Commercial Truck Driving Scholarships

The OFTC Foundation North, Inc. has awarded the Howard Sheppard Inc. Commercial Truck Driving Scholarship to five students for the 2016 fall semester: Reggie Battle of Sparta, Demetria Hurst of Milledgeville, Traddamius Coats of Gordon, Darius Stringer of Augusta and Steven Gordon of Louisville. Each student is enrolled in the Commercial Truck Driving (CTD) program at Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC).

The Howard Sheppard Inc. CTD Scholarship was established in memory of founder Howard Sheppard by his family and is a way to recognize commercial truck driving students for their efforts and achievements. The scholarship is awarded each fall semester and is available to students at OFTC’s Sandersville, Louisville and Dublin campuses where commercial truck driving is taught.

For more information on contributing to an existing scholarship or establishing a new scholarship, please contact Kathy Aaron, Executive Director of the OFTC Foundation-North, Inc. at kaaron@oftc.edu or 478-553-2148. The OFTC Foundation-North, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to provide initiatives to assist students, faculty, and staff at Oconee Fall Line Technical College.

Reggie Battle (left) of Sparta receives his scholarship from Kathy Aaron (right), OFTC’s Executive Director of Institutional Advancement North Campus. Reggie is a student at OFTC’s Sandersville Campus.

Reggie Battle (left) of Sparta receives his scholarship from Kathy Aaron (right), OFTC’s Executive Director of Institutional Advancement North Campus. Reggie is a student at OFTC’s Sandersville Campus.

Demetria Hurst (left) of Milledgeville receives her scholarship from Kathy Aaron (right), OFTC’s Executive Director of Institutional Advancement North Campus. Demetria is a student at OFTC’s Sandersville Campus.

Demetria Hurst (left) of Milledgeville receives her scholarship from Kathy Aaron (right), OFTC’s Executive Director of Institutional Advancement North Campus. Demetria is a student at OFTC’s Sandersville Campus.

Darius Stringer (left) of Augusta receives his scholarship from Kathy Aaron (right), OFTC’s Executive Director of Institutional Advancement North Campus. Darius is a student at OFTC’s Jefferson Campus.

Darius Stringer (left) of Augusta receives his scholarship from Kathy Aaron (right), OFTC’s Executive Director of Institutional Advancement North Campus. Darius is a student at OFTC’s Jefferson Campus.

Stephen Jordan (right) of Augusta receives his scholarship from Kathy Aaron (left), OFTC’s Executive Director of Institutional Advancement North Campus. Stephen is a student at OFTC’s Jefferson Campus.

Stephen Jordan (right) of Augusta receives his scholarship from Kathy Aaron (left), OFTC’s Executive Director of Institutional Advancement North Campus. Stephen is a student at OFTC’s Jefferson Campus.

Tradamius Coats (right) of Gordon receives his scholarship from Kathy Aaron (left), OFTC’s Executive Director of Institutional Advancement North Campus. Stephen is a student at OFTC’s Dublin Campus.

Tradamius Coats (right) of Gordon receives his scholarship from Kathy Aaron (left), OFTC’s Executive Director of Institutional Advancement North Campus. Stephen is a student at OFTC’s Dublin Campus.