Rexroth awards first recipient of the Bosch Rexroth Endowed Scholarship

Tom Vasavong was recently selected for the Bosch Rexroth Endowed Scholarship at Greenville Technical College. With more than 40 other students considered, Vasavong was selected for his determination to complete his degree.

Furman expands minority scholarship as part of report’s recommendations

Furman University announced Monday it will increase its Joseph A. Vaughn Scholarship for African American students from less than $200,000 a year to $1 million in total awards annually. Joseph A. Vaughn was the first black student to attend the university in 1965.

Laurens Electric sponsors free trip to D.C. for rising high school seniors

Every year, about 1,500 delegates from 39 states are sponsored by local electric cooperatives to attend a weeklong expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.

#IShapeMe awards scholarship in memory of local teen

#IShapeMe, a local nonprofit organization that mentors young girls, hosted its first annual “Evening of Empowerment”

Furman gets $22.3 million grant

A $22.3 million grant Furman University received from the Duke Endowment will support one of the school’s top merit scholarship programs.