ICC Polk Campus Foundation announces new scholarship for veterans

Published 6:09 pm Friday, May 10, 2013

Isothermal Community College’s Polk County Campus Foundation in collaboration with Rotary Club of Tryon has

Gorden Threlfall

Gorden Threlfall

announced the creation of a new scholarship for military veterans.

The Gorden Threlfall Education Assistance Fund was established to honor the late Gorden Threlfall, a veteran of the U.S. Army who served as a captain in Vietnam.  Threlfall, a certified financial planner at Wells Fargo Advisors, was serving as president of the Rotary Club of Tryon at the time of his tragic death in April 2012. As a member of the Foundation Board of Polk County Campus ICC Foundation for more than six years; Threlfall cared deeply about scholarships for adults and chaired the committee that ensures these opportunities. Threlfall also served as head elder at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Tryon.

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Scholarship applicant must be a U.S. military veteran and a resident of Polk County.  Scholarship funds may be used for any course offered at Isothermal Community College in Columbus or Spindale.

Applications may be picked up at ICC’s Polk Campus and submitted to the director of the ICC Polk Campus in Columbus. Deadlines are June 1 and Oct. 1, 2013.

For additional information, stop by the Polk Campus located at 1255 West Mills Street, Highway 108, in Columbus or call 894-3092.

– article submitted by Judy Lair