GSRC Awards Four Annual Scholarships

The Chrissy Spires Bittick Scholarship is based upon academics and financial need. It will be awarded to a respiratory therapy student currently enrolled in the Technical College System of Georgia. The scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Chrissy Spires Bittick, who died of asthma.

2017 Winner Jennifer Harris, Oconee Fall Line Technical College


The Dr. Bruce Ott Scholarship will be awarded to a respiratory therapy student currently enrolled in the Technical College System of Georgia. This memorial scholarship will be awarded based primarily upon academic performance and secondarily upon financial need. This scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Bruce, who died of a heart attack.

2017 Winner Neysa Aiken, Augusta Technical College


The Russell David Rivard Scholarship is based upon academic and financial need. It will be awarded to a respiratory therapy student currently enrolled in the University System of Georgia Colleges. This scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Russell, who died of cystic fibrosis.

2017 Winner Aaron Fowler, Middle Georgia State University


The James Ancil Lewis Scholarship will be awarded to a respiratory therapy student currently enrolled in the University System of Georgia Colleges. This memorial scholarship will be awarded based primarily upon academic performance and secondarily upon financial need. This scholarship is dedicated to the memory of James, who died of a heart attack. 

2017 Winner Carla Eldred, Augusta University


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Past Scholarship Recipients

2016

2015 

  • Melissa Kutay - Middle Georgia State College - Russell Davis Rivard Scholarship
  • Eyerusalem Wolde - Chrissy Spires Bittick Scholarship
  • Joseph Hitchcock - Dr. Bruce Ott Scholarship

2014 

  • Melissa Kutay - Middle Georgia State College - James Ancil Lewis Scholarship
  • Roberta Sullivan Bussey - Georgia Regents University - Russell Davis Rivard Scholarship
  • Erica Rozier - Gwinnett Technical College - Chrissy Spires Bittick Scholarship
  • Shelby Joji - Augusta Technical College - Dr. Bruce Ott Scholarship

2013 

  • Naeconda Hayes - Georgia Regents University - James Ancil Lewis Scholarship
  • Kandi Adams - Dalton State University - Russell Davis Rivard Scholarship
  • Viola Louis-Charles - Gwinnett Technical - Chrissy Spires Bittick Scholarship
  • Wanda Williams - Gwinnett Technical - Dr. Bruce Ott Scholarship