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TTC Foundation Receives Awards to Aid Students

In addition to generous gifts from many individual donors, the Trident Technical College Foundation recently received awards from the following organizations to support TTC students:

Bank of America awarded $30,000 to support students during the COVID-19 pandemic through the Student Urgent Needs fund. Through this fund, the college provides one-time financial support to students who, as a result of unforeseen and urgent financial circumstances, are at risk of withdrawing from classes.

The Coastal Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Emergency Fund provided $8,000 to
purchase laptops for students who need them to complete their coursework online. 

The Exchange Club of Charleston awarded $2,000 for the Student Mission to Increase Lifelong Excellent Oral Health (SMILE Oral Health) program. The funding will support Dental Hygiene students’ outreach and education programs for Title I elementary school children, enabling them to purchase dental models for instruction and to provide oral hygiene items and informational bookmarks to the children. 

Wells Fargo awarded $15,000 to support COVID-19 Health Care and Manufacturing Quick Training in the Certified Nurse Aide, Patient Care Technician, and the ManuFirstSC programs offered through the college’s Division of Continuing Education.

We are grateful to all of these organizations for their support.

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