40 students going to Darton for free - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

40 students going to Darton for free

40-students will be going to Darton State College for free this fall thanks to Dean Scholarships. Parents, friends, and scholarship recipients gathered in the Student Center tonight to be recognized for their academic achievements.  

In order to receive one of the scholarships from the Darton Foundation, students must have a 3.0 grade point average.   One student who overcame some challenges to earn the scholarship told us how grateful she is.      

"Just getting this scholarship it just gave me one leg up to get where I want to go because so many things have been bringing me down in the past few years. I'm just so glad I've gotten this opportunity," said Brianna Lewis, Dean Scholar.    

Students must maintain a 3.5 G-P-A at Darton to maintain the scholarship. If you are interested in applying for the Dean Scholarship visit http://www.darton.edu/admin/finaid/scholarships.php

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • The Latest: Irma weakens into a tropical depression

    The Latest: Irma weakens into a tropical depression

    Monday, September 11 2017 3:27 AM EDT2017-09-11 07:27:29 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 2:42 AM EDT2017-09-12 06:42:09 GMT
    Irma weakened to a Category 1 storm as the massive hurricane zeroed in on the Tampa Bay region early Monday after hammering much of Florida with roof-ripping winds, gushing floodwaters and widespread power outages.More >>
    Irma weakened to a Category 1 storm as the massive hurricane zeroed in on the Tampa Bay region early Monday after hammering much of Florida with roof-ripping winds, gushing floodwaters and widespread power outages.More >>
  • breaking

    Officials determine deadly Lee Co. fire caused by electrical malfunction

    Officials determine deadly Lee Co. fire caused by electrical malfunction

    Friday, September 22 2017 4:53 PM EDT2017-09-22 20:53:34 GMT

    Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said the cause of a Friday morning house fire in Lee County that killed two elderly women was accidental.

    More >>

    Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said the cause of a Friday morning house fire in Lee County that killed two elderly women was accidental.

    More >>
  • Lee Co. seeks man who exposed himself

    Lee Co. seeks man who exposed himself

    Friday, September 22 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-09-22 19:54:23 GMT
    (Source: Lee Co. Sheriff)(Source: Lee Co. Sheriff)

    About 8:00 Friday morning, a man went into the Lee County Walmart, walked around the store, and exposed himself to a woman, according to Lee County sheriff's officials.

    More >>

    About 8:00 Friday morning, a man went into the Lee County Walmart, walked around the store, and exposed himself to a woman, according to Lee County sheriff's officials.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly