On August 28, the Foundation hosted over 50 scholarship recipients, primarily incoming high school graduates, at a luncheon to meet college staff and scholarship donors. The scholarship recipients included recipients of the William G. Rohrer Scholarship for High School Students, the William G. Rohrer Transfer Scholarship (for CCC graduates), the Kathleen Brelsford Scholarship for Dental Assisting and the recently established President’s Most Improved Scholarship for High School Students. The President’s Most Improved Scholarship provides a scholarship to a high school graduate from every Camden County high school, through funding from the Otto & Leah Mauke Educational Foundation
Archives for September 2019
Mavis Amegah-Dorr was sworn in as the newest member of the Board of Trustees on September 3. She graduated from Camden County College in May 2019. Throughout her stay at the College, she was an active member of the student community. She was a member of Phi Theta Kappa honor society, served as the chapter’s VP of fellowship, the vice president and president of the Women Empowered Club, and was an active member of the Addictions Counseling club, the World Cultures Club, and the Diversity Council. Ms. Amegah-Dorr was a member of the honors program, made the President’s list twice, and made the 2019 New Jersey All-State Academic Team. She participated in various volunteer work activities including the Child Placement Review Board of the Camden County Court House to help review the cases of children placed outside their homes by the New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P) and AmeriCorps as a Summer VISTA Associate with the CFS Head Start Program in Camden, New Jersey. Ms. Amegah-Dorr is currently working toward her bachelor’s degree in Global Studies and Political Science at Rutgers University.