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
  • Dr. Jeremy Fletcher
  • 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* Dr. Jeremy Fletcher, Wilbert Merriweather, Bill Mogan, Carl Simpson, Bo White, and Dirk Young

2nd Annual Bishop State Foundation Wildcat Sports Hall of Fame Ceremony 

The Bishop State Community College Foundation would like to cordially invite you to the 2nd Annual Bishop State Wildcat Sports Hall of Fame Ceremony. It will be held on Friday, January 17, 2020, at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Downtown Mobile Historic District Hotel. Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Inductee and former NFL player, Scott Hunter, will serve as the guest speaker. WKRG weekend sports anchor, Robby Baker, will serve as Master of Ceremony.

The event will recognize and honor former members of the Bishop State Athletics Department and will include dinner, recognition of our honorees, and what is sure to be several trips down memory lane.

This year we have eight honorees who will be inducted into the Bishop State Wildcat Sports Hall of Fame. The honorees are:

Ronald Crimes – Bishop State Men’s Basketball Player
Oly Johnson – Bishop State Women’s Softball Player
Robert Parker – Bishop State’s former Basketball game announcer for 35+ years
Mel Showers – Bishop State Men’s Basketball Player
Charles Smith – Bishop State Men’s Basketball Player 1974-75
Louise Thrower – Bishop State Cheerleaders Longstanding Advisor
Elston Turner – Bishop State Women’s Basketball Coach (1998-99 Women’s Basketball Champion)
Darryl Walton – Bishop State Men’s Basketball Player and Assistant Coach for Women’s Basketball Team
The members of the 1998-1999 Bishop State Women’s Basketball Championship Team

The Wildcat Hall of Fame is a fundraiser. Your support will help enhance the athletic experience of student-athletes at Bishop State.

Individual tickets can be purchased for $35 at the Bishop State Main Campus Business Office or Eventbrite “The Bishop State Foundation Wildcat Sports Hall of Fame” Checks or money orders should be made payable to Bishop State Community College Foundation. For more ticket information, please call the business office at (251) 405-7040.

The Bishop State Community College Foundation
351 North Broad Street
Mobile, AL 36603-589

SCHOLARSHIPS

Spring 2020 Scholarships 

Bishop State Foundation Spring2020 Scholarship Application

Due November 22, 2019

APPLY TODAY!

The Bishop State Community College Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the following 12 scholarships for the Fall 2019 semester.

Fall 2019 Scholarship Recipients

  • Shadreceleya Alfred – Franklin Street Baptist Church Cosmetology Scholarship
  • Lamista Autry – Poarch Creek Indians Book Scholarship
  • Madeline T. Beard – Shelia D. Osbourne-Beck Culinary Scholarship
  • Demichael Butler- American Gas Scholarship
  •  Monica Corken, – Cora Hackett Nursing Scholarship
  • Nigrial T. Faust, American Gas Scholarship
  • Tyler Johnson – Alabama Trucking Association Diesel Technology Scholarship
  • Nneka Okafoe- Foundation Book Scholarship
  • Renado Pettaway – American Gas Scholarship
  • Andrea M. Rainey – Dr. Sykes Book Scholarship
  • Kameron L. Thomas – American Gas Scholarship
  • Dennis Williams – Oriental Consistory #17 Technical Scholarship

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

FOUNDATION FALL SCHOLARSHIP RECEPTION

FOUNDATION GALA

2019
2018

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

2017

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

FOUNDATION SPONSORS

GIVING

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 bishopstatefoundation@gmail.com or 251-405-7043 if you have any questions or comments.