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


Spring 2020 Scholarships 

Bishop State Foundation Spring2020 Scholarship Application

Due November 22, 2019


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!




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.