NW-SCC Student Jaron Hood named a 2021 New Century Workforce Pathway Scholar

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NW-SCC Student Jaron Hood has been named a 2021 New Century Workforce Scholar and the lone recipient in Alabama

MUSCLE SHOALS & PHIL CAMPBELL – Northwest-Shoals Community College (NW-SCC) student Jaron Hood, of Moulton, has been named a 2021 New Century Workforce Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship. Only one New Century Workforce Scholar is selected from each state.

This scholarship is the first of its kind to support students at associate degree-granting institutions on a national scale as they plan to enter the workforce upon the completion of a degree or certificate. The program is sponsored by The Coca-Cola Foundation and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

New Century Workforce Scholars are selected based on their academic accomplishments, leadership, activities, and how they extend their intellectual talents beyond the classroom. Over 2,000 students were nominated from more than 1,200 college campuses across theGTCC Student Pamela Ingram Named a 2018 New Century Workforce Pathway Scholar country.

“We congratulate Jaron for receiving this prestigious scholarship, and we are honored to partner with The Coca-Cola Foundation to recognize his outstanding achievements,” said Phi Theta Kappa’s President and CEO Dr. Lynn Tincher-Ladner. “Scholarship programs like this are integral for creating opportunities for students to succeed as they prepare to enter the workforce and for putting college completion within reach.”

The New Century Workforce Scholars will be recognized in the fall.

Media Release/Trent Randolph
Public Information Officer
Northwest-Shoals Community College

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