Four different scholarships types were awarded and include the Eubanks Scholarship, the Presidential Scholarship, the Provost Scholarship and the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship.
Tiffani Alexis Holbrook, of Cedartown, was awarded the Shorter University Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship. Holbrook, a transfer student from Georgia Highlands College, will begin classes at Shorter College in August 2010.
Holbrook is a student affiliate of Phi Theta Kappa and has served as a Sunday school teacher, a piano teacher, personal mentoring and tutoring volunteer, music minister and an outreach program participant at church. She has also spent time volunteering for various organizations distributing food, clothing and care packages to the needy.
The Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship provides tuition for eight semesters, excluding summers. To qualify for this scholarship, a transfer student must hold at least a 3.5 grade point average and have completed at least 24 semester hours. Scholarship recipients must then maintain a 3.25 cumulative grade point average at Shorter.