AVC STUDENT GETS $1,000.Byline: Daily News
LANCASTER Lancaster, city, England
Lancaster (lăng`kəstər), city (1991 pop. 43,902) and district, county seat of Lancashire, NW England, on the Lune River. - Connie Simpkins, a student at Antelope Valley College Antelope Valley College is a comprehensive community college located in Lancaster, California, USA. It is operated by the Antelope Valley Community College District, with a primary service area of 1,945 square miles covering portions of Los Angeles and Kern counties. has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.
Through the Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship Program, the foundation awards a total of 400 scholarships annually to students attending higher-education institutions granting two-year degrees. One scholar from each state receives a $2,000 scholarship through the New Century Scholar Program of the American Association American Association refers to one of the following professional baseball leagues:
``The Coca-Cola Two-Year Colleges Scholarship Program gives support and encouragement to an under-served population of college students,'' said J. Mark Davis, president of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. ``This program is an extension of our long-standing commitment to college education throughout the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. .''
The scholarship program is made possible by funding from the Joseph B. Whitehead whitehead /white·head/ (hwit´hed)
2. closed comedo.
1. Foundation. The Whitehead Foundation provides grants in support of human services initiatives, particularly programs that benefit young people. The late Whitehead was one of the original bottlers of Coca-Cola.
The scholarship program complements the foundation's Coca-Cola Scholars Program, which awards more than $1.8 million annually in college scholarships to 252 outstanding high school seniors. The scholars program is one of the most recognized and respected corporate-sponsored scholarships in America.
The scholars foundation is supported by the financial commitment of local Coca-Cola Bottlers and The Coca-Cola Company. The program was created in 1986 to commemorate com·mem·o·rate
tr.v. com·mem·o·rat·ed, com·mem·o·rat·ing, com·mem·o·rates
1. To honor the memory of with a ceremony. See Synonyms at observe.
2. To serve as a memorial to. the 100th anniversary of Coca-Cola and to establish a legacy for the education of tomorrow's leaders through college scholarships. The foundation has provided more than $21 million in scholarship awards.