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Maysville Community and Technical College held its 21st Summer Scholarship Scramble on Saturday, July 14, at Laurel Oaks Golf Course. Seventy-three golfers played. The tournament, held to raise money to fund scholarships for students attending MCTC, has drawn incredible community support in the past 21 years. The scholarships allow deserving students to pursue a college education.
MCTC President Ed Story welcomed the golfers and thanked them for their continued support of the colleges students.

Cash and other prizes were awarded to three teams. Izzy Grayson, Kevin Strode, Brian Menke, Rick Pumpelly, Todd Helton, Dan Towner, and Jeff Hord made up the first place team. Each member of this team received a cash prize, two Cincinnati Reds baseball tickets, and a deShas gift certificate as well as championship hats. The second place team members were Matthew Grayson, Brian McVey, Wally Miller, Wayne Ellis, Hannah Marlow and Jamie Ellis. The members of this team each received a cash prize and a box of golf balls. Each member of the third place team received a cash prize and a golfers surprise. Third place team members were Larry Fossitt, Woody Thomas, John Jackson, Bob Hutchinson, Dale Cracraft, Jim Hinton and Bill Vice.

Prizes were also given out for special holes. Juston Pate won the longest drive for a male on Hole #1. Teresa George won the longest drive for a female on Hole #2. Wally Miller won closest to the pin on Hole #8 while Bob Hutchinson won longest putt for a male on Hole #9. Troy Cracraft won longest putt for a male on Hole #12. Caleb Rice won the most accurate on Hole #14 and Todd Helton won closest to the pin on Hole #16. The Matthew Grayson team won the shortest putt made by a team on Hole #18. Arnie McFarland was the winner in Split the Pot.

Raffle winners included the following: Bill Vice was the winner of the zipline ride package donated by Big Rock Off Road Park; Dewey Applegate was the winner of a basket donated by Pogue Distillery; Hannah Marlow won a mans titanium bracelet and Brian McVey won a ladies beaded necklace both donated by Whitneys Fine Jewelry; and, Warren Markwell won a one month YMCA membership with cap fee donated by the Limestone Family YMCA.

Area businesses donated a variety of items for auction, the proceeds of which were also added to the fund. Rick Pumpelly purchased two prints signed by Darius Miller, one showing highlights of Millers basketball career and the other entitled UK 1st to 2000. Jerry Pfeffer purchased a UK Rupp Arena print All three prints were donated by Russell Hughes of the Home Frame Shop in Ewing, KY. Phillip Grayson purchased the UK Champs print donated by Harry Mann of M amp; M Custom Framing in Maysville. Pete Wright purchased a Dell Latitude ST tablet donated by Dell. Dale Helphenstine purchased four Cincinnati Reds Technology Pavilion seat tickets donated by Cinti Bell Technology Systems, David Cartmell purchased an Olympus camera donated by the MCTC campus bookstore and Kelly Clarke purchased a Keeneland table for four donated by Bob and Judy Vance.

All in all it was a wonderful day, said Cara Clarke, golf committee chair. The support of this community never ceases to amaze me. Kudos to the hardworking committee members and folks from Laurel Oaks for making our 21st scramble a rousing success. We are very thankful for all of the generous sponsors who help our students year in and out. Thanks also to the seventy three golfers who participated. The day truly couldnt have been any better.

MCTC encourages anyone interested in attending the college to apply now by visiting or calling 606-759-7141 for the Maysville Campus, 606-783-1538 for the Rowan Campus in Morehead, 859-234-8626 for the Licking Valley Campus in Cynthiana, 859-398-5959 for the Montgomery Extension in Mount Sterling, or 859-987-3005 for the Donald W. Kiser Paris Extension.

Apply Now! Registration on each campus will be held August 2, 3, 6, and 7. Classes begin Monday, August 13.