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Carroll Community College student claims national award

A Carroll Community College student received a national award this fall.

Thomas Putman, 19, received a national award from Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), according to a news release from the college. Putman, a business major at Carroll Community College, was named a 2016 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. More than 1,000 student names from around the country were submitted, and Putman was one of 200 selected for the honor, according to the release.

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The Leaders of Promise Scholarship is sponsored by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, according to the release. This program awards 200 scholars with scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each, totaling $200,000.

Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars are selected based on outstanding academic achievement and demonstrated leadership potential, according to the release. The scholarship is designed to provide new PTK members with financial resources to help defray educational expenses while enrolled in two-year colleges and simultaneously participating in society programs.

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"I am truly grateful for this honor. I credit my PTK peers and adviser Josiah Guthland for their guidance," Putman said in the release. "I believe that involvement in PTK helped me to grow in confidence and gave me academic direction."

emily.chappell@carrollcountytimes.com

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