OFTC’s Foundation North Awards 4 Ga. Rural Caucus CTD Scholarships

Ga. Rural Caucus CTD Scholarship Recipients: Ashley Warren (Milledgeville), Dustin Kennedy (Augusta), Melvin Hughes, Jr. (McRae), and Ryan Harrelson (Helena).

The Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) Foundation North, Inc. recently awarded the Ga. Rural Caucus Truck Driving Scholarship to four OFTC Commercial Truck Driving (CTD) students: Ashley Warren (Milledgeville), Dustin Kennedy (Augusta), Melvin Hughes, Jr. (McRae), and Ryan Harrelson (Helena).

The Ga. Rural Caucus CTD Scholarship was established in 2021. It’s purpose is to award four deserving OFTC students enrolled in the college’s CTD program.  

“The Foundation North would like to thank Ga. Rural Caucus for their support of OFTC’s commercial truck driving program,” shared Kathy Aaron, OFTC’s Executive Director of Institutional Advancement. “We’d like to congratulate each student on receiving this award and wish them the best moving forward.”

Because of generous donations to the OFTC Foundations, scholarships like this exist. Want more information on contributing to or establishing a scholarship through the OFTC Foundations? If so, contact Kathy Aaron at kaaron@oftc.edu or 478-553-2148.

Interested in learning more about OFTC’s 140+ programs of study? Visit the College’s website, OFTC.edu so you can view all the educational options available through OFTC. Because many of the college’s programs are related to high demand fields, tuition is free in 70+ programs thanks to Georgia’s Hope Career Grant. But, regardless, tuition at the college is affordable and a number of financial aid opportunities exist to students.

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About the OFTC Foundations

OFTC recently announced the merger of its two foundations into one OFTC Foundation, effective July 1. Because the former Heart of Georgia Technical Institute and Sandersville Regional Technical College merged in 2011 to become OFTC, both foundation trustees felt it was in the best interest of their communities to remain separate. But now, 10 years later, the OFTC Foundation North and the OFTC Foundation South prepare to merge and become one cohesive OFTC Foundation. Despite the merger of the two foundations into one, the mission of the OFTC Foundation will remain the same – to support the students and programs at OFTC.