Aug 192019

BEAUFORT, SOUH CAROLINA (August 14, 2019) — Jeff Johnson (left), President, Rotary Club of Beaufort presents Alyson Boggess (right) with a check for $1,000 to help defray the costs for obtaining a nursing degree from the Technical College of the Low Country. Each year, the Rotary Club of Beaufort awards a $1,000 scholarship to a student who has chosen to further his or her education via technical training.  Alyson Boggesss was selected based on the strength of her application.  Alyson had received a bachelors degree in criminal justice and was also a licensed cosmetologist, but felt she could help people more as a nurse.  With the support of her husband, a Port Royal police officer, and her three children, she will begin studying nursing at the Technical College of the Low Country. The vocational scholarship is just one of the recognition programs hosted by the Rotary Club of Beaufort, the oldest of Beaufort’s three Rotary clubs.  The Club also recognizes outstanding military service members, outstanding law enforcement officers, and high school seniors for college scholarships. 

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