WSCC gets $5K grant

First Horizon recently presented a check for $5,000 to Walters State Community College. From left are Chris Cates, assistant vice president for college advancement; Dr. Nicole Cardwell-Hampton, coordinator of youth programs; Timothy Coley, president of First Horizon; Justin Cook, vice president for commercial lending; Dr. Tony Miksa, president of Walters State; and grant writer Lisa Shiveler.

Walters State Community College has received a $5,000 grant from the First Horizon Foundation.

The funds will be used by the Division of Workforce Training to provide scholarships for youth activities and leadership profiles for adults.

“We are grateful for the continued support of First Horizon,” said Chris Cates, assistant vice president for College Advancement at Walters State. “These funds will be used to assist our students in achieving their educational goals.”

The check was recently presented by Timothy Coley, president of First Horizon, and Justin Cook, vice president for commercial lending.

First Horizon Foundation has provided philanthropic support to uplift and enrich our communities across the Southeast. With more than $100 million contributed, grants have been provided to reinforce the efforts of nonprofit partners and their programs and initiatives.

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