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Published on October 22nd, 2017 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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2017 ETHEL BOLDEN MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT NAMED

Pictured Jocelyn Pettigrew 

Richland Library Foundation Honors Library Service Steward

Columbia, SC– The Richland Library Foundation is pleased to announce Jocelyn Pettigrew has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Ethel Bolden Minority Scholarship during a presentation and reception on Tuesday, October 17 at Richland Library Main (1431 Assembly Street).

Pettigrew is a graduate student at the University of South Carolina, working to obtain a master’s degree in Library and Information Science, and she currently works as a Children’s Room Associate at Richland Library Main. To learn more about her academic background and accomplishments, click here.

The $3,500 scholarship, which Pettigrew received, seeks to provide financial support for students from underrepresented ethnic and racial groups, who are working toward the completion of a Master of Library and Information Science degree at the University of South Carolina.

The Richland Library Foundation established the Ethel Bolden Minority Scholarship in 2010 in honor and recognition of Mrs. Ethel Bolden’s years of service to the Richland County community and its libraries.

About Richland Library

Richland Library is a vibrant, contemporary organization that provides resources and information that advance the Midlands. Offering state-of-the-art technology, a variety of literary and cultural programs and 11 bustling facilities located throughout the county, Richland Library offers a truly customizable, modern library experience for residents and visitors alike. 

 

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