Published DateLACONIA — Lakes Region Community College (LRCC) Business Management Honor Student, Chris Gowen, of Thornton, was recently selected as 2012 Phi Theta Kappa Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and awarded a $1,000 scholarship.
The award was presented at a "Flapjack Fundraiser" where $1,060 was raised for LRCS and LRCC's Phi Beta Lambda chapter, led by Gowen.
"It is an honor to be designated as a Coca-Cola Leader of Promise Scholar," says Gowen who is maintaining a perfect 4.0 grade point average at LRCC. "I am very grateful to Phi Theta Kappa and Coca-Cola for their assistance with my tuition. Hard work and dedication truly do pay off."
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Lakes Region Community College is a fully accredited, comprehensive community college that serves over 1,200 students annually. LRCC offers 23 associate degree programs including Nursing, Fire Technology, Energy Services, Media Arts, Culinary Arts, Automotive, and Marine Technology, as well as short-term certificate programs. In addition, LRCC provides a strong background in Liberal Arts for students who choose to do their first two years at a community college and then transfer to a four-year college or university for a baccalaureate degree. LRCC is part of the Community College System of New Hampshire.
Lakes Region Community College (LRCC) Business Management Honor Student, Chris Gowen, center, of Thornton; pauses with Lakes Region Community Services (LRCS) Early Childhood Manager, Jennifer Doris, right, of Gilford, and Laura Irwin, left, of Woodsville, during the "Flapjack Fundraiser." Shortly after the fundraiser, Gowen found that he had been selected as a 2012 Phi Theta Kappa Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. (Courtesy photo)