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Scholarship Reception at Cloud County Community College Celebrates Donors, Students

The 2022 Cloud County Community College Foundation Scholarship Reception was Held Thursday, November 17th
The 2022 Cloud County Community College Foundation Scholarship Reception was Held Thursday, November 17th

The Cloud County Community College Foundation's 2022 Scholarship Reception was held Thursday, November 17th, bringing together the college's generous scholarship donors with the well-deserving student scholarship recipients.

This year's reception was the first since 2018 and was held on the college's Concordia campus.  Donors were able to share their story of why they chose to give to Cloud County Community College, while students also shared their journey of choosing to attend Cloud County and how the scholarships they've received has impacted them.

April Rickman, currently the Executive Administrative Assistant and Event Planner of Salina Downtown, Inc., is an online student at Cloud County working toward her Associate of Arts degree in Social Science.

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Rickman told KNCK News she's so thankful for the learning experience she's received at Cloud.

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Rickman also expressed her deepest gratitude to the generosity of local donors that help open doors for students like her to attend Cloud County without having to worry about how they will pay for their education.

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Established in 1988, the Cloud County Community College Foundation is the vehicle through which individuals, corporations and other supporters contribute to the college's educational programs and student scholarships.  The Cloud County Community College Foundation has provided approximately $520,000 in scholarships over the last three years, with every dollar benefiting the students they serve.