Lander University business students receive McFerrin scholarships

July 24, 2012
Eight Lander University business administration students have been awarded the Jean T. McFerrin Scholarship, established in 1988 by Jean and Cecil McFerrin. Jean McFerrin, a 1948 Lander graduate, maintained close ties with her alma mater and held numerous positions with the Alumni Association, The Lander Foundation and the Board of Trustees. The scholarships are awarded annually to students majoring in the field of business, and selection criteria include academic merit and leadership potential. Pictured, front row from left, are: Lander's Dr. Mike Shurden, professor of business administration; Kelly Plemmons, of Inman; Jackie Harvin, of Glenn Allen, Va.; Caitlynn Packard, of Pendleton; and Lauren MacDonald, of Davie, Fla. Second row, from left, are: Ansley Ripka, of Lake Wylie; Jarmar Jackson, of Clover; and Adam Jonsson, of Umeå, Sweden.