clear
Thursday February 11th, 2016 8:25PM

GSC student awarded Pilot Club scholarship

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - A Gainesville State College (GSC) student has been awarded a scholarship from the Pilot Club of Oconee County.

Mary Ellen DiMauro of Watkinsville is the first recipient of the Helen Parrish scholarship awarded through GSC.

DiMauro is a graduate of Westminster Christian Academy in Watkinsville with a history of community involvement and service.

The Pilot Club of Oconee County established the Helen Parrish Scholarship in honor of the first president of the club. This fall, it has partnered with GSC to award the Helen Parrish Scholarship to an entering student on the Oconee Campus.

"I am so excited about the fact that this this scholarship is specifically for a GSC Oconee Campus student," said Dr. Margaret Venable, Vice President and CEO of the Oconee Campus. "This is significant to the community."

Members of the club recently visited the Oconee Campus to make the presentation to DiMauro.
© Copyright 2016 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Couch names administrative team
Ahead of his scheduled swearing in Friday, Hall County Sheriff-elect Gerald Couch named his top administrative team Monday.
6:28PM ( 3 years ago )
Tech beats Southern California in Sun Bowl
Tevin Washington threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score to help Georgia Tech beat Southern California 21-7 on Monday in the Sun Bowl.
5:54PM ( 3 years ago )
Hall Co. officials launch health-based initiative for employees
Hall County officials believe healthy county employees will be of greater service to the county. With that in mind, they have created a health-based fitness initiative to provide free fitness training for county workers.
5:46PM ( 3 years ago )
Local/State News
John Lewis to speak at Brenau, rescheduled for February 18
U.S. Rep. John Lewis, a significant figure of the American civil rights movement, will appear for a public presentation at Brenau University’s Gainesville campus next week.
By AccessWDUN Staff
5:36PM ( 2 hours ago )
Abortion opponents in Mississippi, West Virginia and several other states are filing bills that would ban a commonly used form of a second-trimester procedure and would label it "dismemberment abortion"
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Abortion opponents in Mississippi, West Virginia and several other states are filing bills to ban an abortion procedure commonly used in the second trimester that opponents descr...
2:50PM ( 5 hours ago )
Officials investigate suspicious fire, third in less than a week in Barrow County
While investigators believe it was internationally set, they don't believe a fire in a vacant mobile home Wednesday night is related to two suspicious weekend fires.
2:30PM ( 5 hours ago )
Firefighters battle residential fire in South Hall
​While early reports indicated someone was still inside, a search of a residence on fire in South Hall County found no one Thursday afternoon, fire officials said.
1:51PM ( 6 hours ago )
House OKs protection for clergy refusing gay marriage
The Georgia House has approved a bill explicitly stating that religious officials don't have to perform same-sex marriages that violate their faith.
By Associated Press
1:50PM ( 6 hours ago )