Video: Former AC student wins largest private scholarship

April 19, 2012

By Andrea Godoy | Web Editor

Former Amarillo College student Jon Alexander has been awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Transfer scholarship. The scholarship, which is available to all community college students that are transferring to a four-year university to complete their Bachelor degree, is the largest private scholarship offered to two-year and community college student, according to the JCK foundation website.

Michelle Orcutt, Phi Theta Kappa advisor and public speaking professor at AC surprised Alexander at his job with the news. Alexander, who majored in general studies at AC will be perusing his bachelor’s degree in film.

This is the first time that an AC student has been awarded this scholarship.

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