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Richardson Scholarship Recipient Recognized During Convocation
Vinson will receive full tuition, room and board this year, thanks to Jerry and Rosalind Richardson of Charlotte, N.C.
She was recognized with the scholarship at the Aug. 23 Convocation ceremony.
ROCK HILL, S.C. – The first recipient of the
Rosalind Sallenger Richardson Senior Scholarship
, a senior from Fort Mill, S.C., majoring in marketing.
She will receive full tuition, room and board this year, thanks to
of Charlotte, N.C. Richardson, founder and majority owner of the
, established the scholarship last year to honor his wife,
Rosalind Sallenger Richardson
, who attended Winthrop in the late 1950s.
Vinson was recognized with the scholarship at the Aug. 23 Convocation ceremony. She met the Richardsons when they attended the
Alumni Reunion Celebration
As a student putting herself through Winthrop and as the first in her family to complete college,
is grateful for the assistance from the Richardson family. She hopes to attend graduate school in her pursuit to become a corporate event planner.
has worked at Winthrop for two-and-a-half years as a resident assistant, now assigned to Wofford Hall. She also works as a supervisor for the
Social and Behavioral Research Laboratory
, volunteers as a member of the student allocations committee with the
Council of Student Leaders
and with the
Student Alumni Council
, serves as financial secretary to the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and helped found the student investment club.
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