Bentley, Daniels awarded Winkler-Troy scholarships

Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 25, 2006

Two Greenville High School seniors can breathe a littler easier when it comes to paying for their college education.

As recipients of the 2006 Winkler-Troy Scholarship, Hope Bentley and Zeobia Daniels were each recently awarded a $2,000 scholarship to Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.

The Winkler-Troy Scholarship Foundation was founded in 1991 by Elsie Troy in honor of her parents, August and Ida Winkler. It is awarded annually by a committee, this year consisting of Dr. Fred Winkler of Andalusia, a retired LBWCC instructor; Pat McNaughton, GHS guidance counselor and Regina Eggleston, college assistant program specialist.

Recipients must be Greenville High School graduating females who plan to attend any one of LBWCC's campuses.

The $2,000 in scholarship monies may be put toward the student's tuition and book expenses.

&#8220The award may be renewed for a second year if the students have made progress and show a good scholarly attitude. We don't base it strictly on grades,” Winkler, the scholarship administrator, said.

&#8220The goal of the award is to annually encourage and enable a female Greenville High School graduate to continue her education. We hope, through offering this scholarship, the recipient will develop both self-pride and pride in Butler County.”