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TICA Scholarship goes to Franklin County student

GAINESVILLE – (July 2018) – The 2018 Toyota Industries Compressor Parts America (TICA) Scholarship family award recipient was Franklin County resident, William Freeman. William immersed himself in several community and school activities including serving with the Habitat for Humanity, Boy Scouts and participating on the Franklin County High Academic Team, who were the region champions in 2017. He is also an accomplished tennis player, having been on the varsity Franklin County High Tennis Team and playing in several state tournaments. His impressive resume is highlighted by excelling in high school and graduating a year early, as an honor graduate. William plans to continue his education majoring in computer science at the University of Georgia.

The TICA Scholarship was established at the North Georgia Community Foundation and began accepting scholarship applications in 2016. The scholarship is two-fold with one community scholarship awarded to a graduating senior of public high schools in Jackson County, Georgia and one family scholarship awarded to a family member of a TICA associate. Both scholarship recipients must be planning to pursue an undergraduate degree at an accredited US institution. When deciding on the recipients, the scholarship review committee in place at NGCF takes into consideration the students GPA, financial need, and extracurricular activities and/or work in school and the community.

The North Georgia Community Foundation administers scholarships established by individual donors and organizations who believe in the importance of the future of the next generation. Each scholarship has its own specific purpose and eligibility criteria, the award sizes also vary. In 2018 the Foundation scholarship funds awarded more than 100 new scholarships to students furthering their education. For more information on scholarships visit

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