2013 DACC Scholarship

The recipient of the Bryant Industries Scholarship is Marissa Ford.  Ms. Ford graduated from Oakwood High School in May 2013.  She was on Student Council for three years and was Treasurer her senior year.  She played softball for two years and was on the varsity cheer squad for four years.  She plans on trying out for the DACC squad.  She is taking General Studies here at DACC with plans to transfer to a four year university and wants to pursue a career with children.  Marissa says that she has had numerous opportunities to work with children including working at her Aunt's daycare, being a bible school leader, helping out at cheer camps for younger kids, and babysitting.  She completed babysitting classes at Carle and got her certification for CPR.  Marissa stated "I enjoy being around children, because I like seeing how they develop and interact with each other."  Ms. Ford works at McDonald's for 15-20 hours per week.  She was employee of the month in April of 2012.  She was also featured in a local McDonald's TV commercial.  Marissa has participated in the Appalachia Service Project for three years.  She had approximately 50 hours of community service last year.  Join us in congratulating Marissa!

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