Bishop State Community College Foundation Board

The 2019 Bishop State Community College Foundation Board

  • Ms. Voncile Cunningham, Chairperson
  • Dr. Reginald Sykes, EX Officio & President of Bishop State Community College
  • Mr. Oliver H. Delchamps, Chairman Emeritus
  • Ms. Johnetta Jackson
  • Ms. Sandra Koblas, Secretary
  • Mr. Wilbert Merriweather
  • Mr. Bill Mogan, Scholarship Chairperson
  • Ms. Tina Peck, Treasurer
  • Mr. Primus Ridgeway
  • Ms. Shirley Session
  • Mr. Carl Simpson
  • Mr. John Sipple
  • Ms. Stephanie Streeter
  • Mr. Dirk Young

Front Row from L:R – Voncile Cunningham (Chairwoman), Sandra Kolbas, Stephanie Streeter, Johnetta Jackson, Tina Peck, and Dr. Sykes (President of Bishop State)

Back Row from L:R – John Sipple, Primus Ridgeway, and Shirley Sessions

*Not pictured* Wilbert Merriweather, Bill Mogan, Carl Simpson, and Dirk Young


Lexus STEM Scholarship Requirements

Lexus of Mobile and the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Alabama are offering a Workforce
Development Studies Scholarship, in the amount of $2,000.00, to a graduating high school senior
and member of the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Alabama, entering Bishop State Community
College for the upcoming Fall semester. Please click the link above to apply.

Bishop State Foundation Fall 2019 Scholarships
– Due August 5, 2019


The Bishop State Community College Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the following 20 scholarships for the 2018/2019 school year.

Fall 2018 Scholarship Recipients

Lisa A. Johnson, Book
Katelin R. Gardner, Book
Misty Currie, Cora Hackett, Nursing
Monica Corken, Cora Hackett, Nursing
Kameron L. Thomas, American Gas
Nigrial T. Faust, American Gas
Sharon D. Clark, Osbourne –Beck Culinary Arts

Spring 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Sharon King, Monica Beasley Graphics
Shadreceleya Alfred, Central High Wildcats
Brianna Jones, Vincent Warren Williams Culinary Arts
Demichael Butler, American Gas
Gerson Croes , Shanette C. Tice-Beck Graphic Communication
Joseph Murphy, Book Scholarship
Brandon D. Davis, Dr. Sykes Book Scholarship
Luis Aguilar, Dr. Sykes Book Scholarship
Suzanne Turner, David Thomas, Sr.
Iyana Johnson-Edwards, Blacks In Government, Yvonne Kennedy
Kyle A. Durant, Alabama Trucking Association
Kameron L. Thomas, American Gas
Nigrial T. Faust, American Gas
Justin Ward, Mobile Kappa Alumni Foundation (John Bumpers Memorial)

CONGRATULATIONS to all of this year’s scholarship recipients! This is only the beginning. We look forward to assisting additional students during this school year as they pursue their higher education!




Bishop State Foundation Scholarship Gala recap
Foundation Gala Keynote Speaker, Dr. Synthia Saint James, visits Bishop State


Bishop State Foundation Gala recap
Bishop State Foundation’s 2017 Gala program




The Bishop State Community College Foundation accepts gifts of all types and sizes. Gifts may be made via check, money order, credit card, or through a gift of stocks.

Checks can be made out to “The Bishop State Community College Foundation,” and all gifts can be mailed to:

The Bishop State Community College Foundation
351 North Broad Street
Mobile, AL 36603-5898

Please contact the Foundation at or 251-405-7043 if you have any questions or comments.