The Monroe County Community College Foundation has awarded presidential scholarships to several area students: Kennedy Bowling, Elaney Fisher, Ty Grube, Hannah Kincaid, Emma Lloyd, Abby Rice, Ellie Sharpe, Alexander Thebolt, and Garret Thomas. The scholarships are to be used towards tuition and fees for the 2022-2023 academic year.
–Bowling of Carleton, graduated in 2022 from the Michigan Virtual Charter Academy. She will study pre-medicine. She was a member of the National Honor Society and several other clubs, including American Sign Language, Read Aloud Café, cooking, journalism and yearbook clubs. She also served as a private tutor and primary tutor for peer-to-peer tutoring as a Monroe County Teen Ambassador and was an active member of 4-H. Kennedy is the daughter of Ernest and Lisa Bowling.
–Fisher of Petersburg is a 2022 graduate of Summerfield High School. She will study nursing. While attending SHS, Elaney was a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, and varsity volleyball, basketball, softball, and track and field teams. Elaney is the daughter of Josh and Tara Fisher.
–Grube of Newport is a 2022 graduate of Jefferson High School. He will study nursing. While attending JHS, Ty was named Co-Vice President of the Student Council, Secretary of the National Honor Society, Public Relations Manager of the Student Prevention Leadership Team, and was the mascot of the Jefferson Bear school. He served as an assistant coach for the Frenchtown Youth Softball League and volunteered at Red Cross blood drives, St. Anne’s Food Closet, Monroe County Special Olympics, Empty Bowls, and cross-country competitions and athletics. He helped clean up the cemetery at St. Charles Catholic Church and the annual parish festival. Ty is the son of Michael and Carrie Grube.
–Lloyd of Dundee is graduating from Dundee Secondary School in 2022. She will study Speech Therapy. Emma was a member of the National Honor Society and the Future Farmers of America. While attending DHS, she played varsity volleyball for four years, captained the varsity volleyball team, and also played softball. Emma has received varsity athlete honors from the Lenawee County Athletic Association, All Region and the Lenawee County Athletic Association. Emma is the daughter of Jim and Rachel Lloyd.
–Kincaid of Newport is a 2022 graduate of Jefferson High School. She will study graphic design. While studying at JHS, she was a member of the National Honor Society, tutored other students, and was a member of the Writers Club. Hannah is the daughter of TJ and Linda Kincaid.
–Rice of Newport is a 2022 graduate of Jefferson High School. She is studying nursing. While studying at JHS, Abby was a member of the National Honor Society, volunteered at the Red Cross Blood Drive and Special Olympics. Abby is the daughter of Gary and Mandie Rice.
–Sharpe of Newport graduated from Jefferson High School in 2022. She is studying general education. While attending JHS, Ellie was a member of the National Honor Society and volunteered at bottle drives benefiting a local nursing facility, food drives, food pantry, school and tutoring events. Ellie is the daughter of Brad and Dannelle Sharpe.
–Thebolt of Dundee is graduating from Dundee Secondary School in 2022. He is studying Computer Science. While at DHS, Alexander was a member of the National Honor Society, Student Prevention Leadership Team, Dundee VI Borgs Robotics, Interact, and track and cross country teams. He was awarded Athlete of the Month, Scholarly Athlete, and was on the Honor Roll. Alexandre is the son of Brian and Sacha Thebolt.
–Thomas de Monroe is a 2022 graduate of Jefferson High School. He will study marketing. Garret was a member of the National Honor Society, Student Council, Student Prevention Leadership Team, Lakeside Missionary Baptist Church, and volunteered with the Special Olympics. While at JHS, he participated in varsity track and field, varsity cross country, and varsity basketball. Garret received the Most Improved Cross Country Award and the Coaches Award. He was president of the class of 2022 and manager of the Jefferson High School Store. Garret is the son of Frank and Andrea Thomas.
For more information on available scholarships and financial aid, visit https://www.monroeccc.edu/financial-aid or contact the MCCC Financial Aid Office at (734) 384-4135. To learn more about scholarship funding, contact the MCCC Foundation at (734) 384-4214.