Hillsboro, OH (February 3, 2022) - National Cooperative Bank (NCB) and the Southern State Community College Foundation have announced Heidi Calderon as one of the recipients of the NCB Minority Excellence Scholarship for the 2022 spring semester.
Calderon graduated from Amelia High School in 2016 and is pursuing a major in Accounting at SSCC. As a single mother of two young boys, she is enrolled as a full-time student taking classes online and planning to graduate with her associate degree in May. Her goal is to eventually obtain a bachelor’s degree and work for a large accounting firm, with hopes of one day opening up her own accounting firm business.
The $1,000 NCB Minority Excellence Scholarship is awarded to deserving students of color attending Southern State Community College, with preference given to those majoring in Accounting, Business, or Computer Technology.
“NCB is proud to provide this scholarship which represents the Bank’s commitment to our community and an extension of our inclusive culture”, stated Michelle Ward, Human Resources Manager, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Fellow. “It was with great pleasure to meet the recipient of the Southern State Community College Minority Excellence Scholarship. We wish Ms. Calderon much success upon receipt of her degree in May.”
To learn more about SSCC Foundation scholarship opportunities, please visit www.sscc.edu/financialaid/scholarships.shtml. For more information on the stewardship role of the SSCC Foundation, please visit www.sscc.edu/about/foundation.shtml.