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Belcan Corporation Provides $125,000 for BCTC Student Scholarships

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 13, 2009) Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) has received a donation of $125,000 from Belcan Corporation, a Cincinnati-based company, to cover five full-tuition scholarships per year for five years. The Ralph G. Anderson Scholarship, named after the company's founder and CEO, will be awarded to full-time students who are majoring in drafting, computer aided design or engineering technology. Each $5,000 scholarship covers tuition, books, fees and other miscellaneous expenses.

Our students will benefit from the vision and generosity of Belcan, said BCTC President Dr. Augusta Julian. The scholarship awards will support many students to complete these programs and go on to successful careers. We cant thank them enough for giving deserving students this terrific opportunity.

The first five Ralph G. Anderson Scholarships will be awarded for the 2009-10 school year. The scholarship gives preference to a first generation college student and to a resident of Central Kentucky (especially Mercer County) or counties contiguous to the college. The student must have demonstrated a potential for academic success, be in good academic standing, and has a financial need.