New River CTC Foundation Awards Registration Days Scholarships

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The New River Community and Technical College Foundation is pleased to recognize the 2017-2018 Registration Days scholarship winners:

  • Desiree Bell is a transfer student to New River CTC from Concord University.  She lives in McDowell County, attends the Mercer County Campus and is a general studies major.
  • Tamber Lilly plans to graduate from the Medical Laboratory Technician program at the Raleigh County campus and become a laboratory technician at a local hospital or health care facility.
  • Makayla Walton is a general studies major at new River CTC’s Raleigh County campus.  After graduation, she plans to transfer to a four-year-college and pursue a degree in nursing.

Registration events for the fall semester were held at New River CTC campuses in August.  To be eligible for the $1,000 scholarship, students were required to initiate the registration process during one of the Registration Day events.   The three scholarship winners were chosen through a random drawing.

Registration Days for the spring semester will be held in January and scholarship give-always will be announced again before the start of the semester.

During the 2017-2018 academic year, the New River CTC Foundation will fun more than $85,000 in scholarships to students attending the college’s four campuses.  This year’s scholarship recipients were honored at a reception in September at the campus in beaver.

For information about New River CTC scholarships, visit or contact Michael Green at (304) 929-1042 or  For information on the application process and programs, call (866) 349-3739 or email

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