The Upstate Workforce Futures Corp. has announced the recipients of its 2017 Danny E. Allen Memorial scholarship.
Andrew Arnold, originally of Woodruff, and Jordan Cole, of Spartanburg have each received $500 from the nonprofit organization founded to support the Upstate Workforce Board.
Arnold graduated from Woodruff High School earlier this year and is a freshman at Greenville Technical College. He is pursuing a degree in CNC programing/machinist. He works as an intern with GE Gas Turbines in Greenville.
Cole, a 2017 graduate of Dorman High School, is a freshman at Spartanburg Community College, where he is earning a degree in mechatronics and welding. He serves as an intern at Spartanburg County-based BMW Manufacturing Co.
Arnold and Cole both took technical courses at R.D. Anderson Applied Technology Center in Moore.
The students were presented with their awards during a scholarship luncheon held Monday, Oct. 2.
Danny E. Allen was a former Spartanburg attorney and county councilman who served in the Upstate Workforce Board for 17 years before his death in 2012.
The scholarship is awarded annually to students majoring in a manufacturing career or construction trade.