Alumni couple donates $25,000 to Texarkana College

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Texarkana College has received a $25,000 donation from alumni couple, Sal and Aven Williamson to provide scholarships to nursing students.

This donation provided by the Williamson’s will fund a new endowed scholarship to support TC’s Presidential Scholarship program. The Presidential Scholarship allows top graduating high school seniors to attend TC tuition-free for two years.

Sal Williamson, a former nursing student at TC and husband, Aven Williamson, also a graduate from Texarkana College presented the $25,000 check to Texarkana College during a ceremony held October 3, in the Nelson Administration Building Lobby on the TC campus.

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“We’ve always been very close to Texarkana College,” said Aven Williamson during the check ceremony.

According to Aven Williamson the decision to donate to Texarkana College was more than just a personal decision based on being a former student at the college. “It was a personal decision, it was a business decision, and it was a community decision for us to help,” explained Williams.

The Williams hope that their donation will help Texarkana College students achieve their education goals and allow them to make a positive difference by enriching their personal lives, the community, and the United States of America.

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