Pardee Resources Company Scholarships for 2006

Logan, WV - The Southern West Virginia Community College Foundation has announced the four recipients of the Pardee Resources Company scholarships for 2006, according to Ron Lemon, director of development at Southern.

The students selected and the county in which they reside are: Timothy Shane Queen, Boone County; Justina M. O'Neal, Wyoming County; Rebekah Lynn Maxwell, Logan County; and Brandon Varney, Mingo County. The full scholarship award pays for full-time tuition, books, and related educational expenses up to $2,500 during the Fall 2006 and Spring 2007 at Southern.

Timothy is the son of Timmy and Jonetta Queen of Chapmanville. He is a graduate of Scott High School and is enrolled at Southern. His hobbies include all sports, camping and four-wheeling. Timothy attends the White Oak Church of Christ and is currently employed at LB&T.

Justina is the daughter of Bruce and Patricia O'Neal of Oceana, WV. She is an honor graduate of Westside High School and is enrolled at Southern. Her hobbies include all sports, reading, music and dancing.

Rebekah is the daughter of Robert W. and Shelia Maxwell of Pardee, WV. She is a graduate of Man High School where she was valedictorian. Rebekah is currently a pre-pharmacy student at Southern and plans to continue her education to become a pharmacist. She attends the Man Church of God.

Brandon is the son of Shannon Deskins of Forest Hills, Ky. and the step-son of Sam Deskins, also of Forest Hills. He is an honors graduate of Williamson High School where he also was a member of the Wolfpack football team.Brandon is majoring in Business Accounting at Southern. He is a full-time student and works part-time for a local coal company.

Pardee Resources Company owns and manages land holdings in central and southern West Virginia.

Southern offers the most affordable tuition rate in West Virginia and serves approximately 5,000 credit and non-credit students.