Savannah-Chatham County Public School System

Benedict College Awards $585,000 in Scholarships and “On the Spot” Admissions Decisions to Qualified SCCPSS Seniors

Published on: 2/8/2019

On Friday, February 8, 2019, Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools hosted a college enrollment rally for around 100 Seniors and some Juniors from high schools throughout the district.  The rally brought students and staff from Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina to Johnson High School to showcase the College’s offerings and encourage students to enroll.


Benedict College is a BEST in class academic institution that offers its students transformative academic programs, in an innovative, technology enhanced, student focused, culturally sensitive learning environment.  For eight straight years, Benedict College has been ranked one of the top baccalaureate colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly Magazine for creating social mobility and producing cutting-edge scholarship and research.  


Benedict offers students with mid-level grade point averages an opportunity to further their education at one of the region’s most affordable colleges.  Benedict offers 24 high-demand academic programs, including, Computer Science, Engineering, Cyber Security, Mass Communication, Sport Management, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Biology and Education. Moreover, over the past ten years, sixty (60%) of BC alumni have pursued graduate or professional study 


In order to attend the event, students were asked to fill out the college admissions application online beforehand. In addition to “on the spot” admissions decisions for qualified students, scholarships ranging from $5,000 to $22,000 thousands students were announced for students who enroll.   


The Drum Line from Benedict College’s marching band performed to close out the rally, followed by a meet and greet for SCCPSS students with college students and staff.


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