Student Recognized as “Leaders of Promise Scholar”

September 17, 2019

Kate McPherson CMCC Award WinnerCentral Maine Community College student Kate McPherson has been selected as a 2019 Coca-Cola “Leaders of Promise Scholar” and winner of a $1,000 scholarship.

A resident of Litchfield, McPherson is a second-year student in the Computer Technology program. She has earned President’s Honors in three semesters and currently serves as president of the CMCC Chapter (Alpha Phi Xi) of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. She is a student worker in the IT Department.

The Leaders of Promise scholarship, sponsored by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, recognizes 200 Phi Theta Kappa members with awards totaling $200,000. This year’s recipients were selected from nearly 900 applicants, and were chosen on the basis of outstanding academic achievement and demonstrated leadership potential.