Hubbard Broadcasting presents check to RCTC

Photo credit: Brandon McElroy

President Leslie McClellon and Dezz Lewis, RCTC Foundation Interim Director of Donor Relations, received a $1,500 scholarship check from Hubbard Broadcasting Foundation, which was personally presented by the ABC 6 News Team on Friday, February 6th.  In addition, they also got to try their hands at broadcasting the news and were provided with a grand tour of the new ABC 6 News Rochester studio located at the TJ Maxx Plaza.

We are grateful for KAAL – ABC 6 News’s gift to the RCTC Foundation’s ABC 6 News Scholarship available to a student pursuing a major in Mass Communications at Rochester Community and Technical College.

The applicant must be currently enrolled in or has completed 6 credits in Mass Communications at RCTC and will be required to create and submit a news package to the RCTC Foundation on a current topic of a local news nature.  The news package must include audio and visual components, be 2-5 minutes in length, and be submitted on a video DVD or Blu-ray by Feb. 23rd.

Additional information on this scholarship and others available to RCTC students, can be viewed on our website at: The online scholarship application portal will be open through Feb. 23, 2015.

Making an investment in higher education is always a smart move, not only for students, but also for community in terms of producing an enlightened and educated workforce. On behalf of our students, thank you to ABC 6 News and Hubbard Broadcasting Foundation for their investment in the future. Their generosity is deeply appreciated.

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