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Alterra Networks presents scholarship check for IT students at GMC

(Jody Yearwood, GMC's Vice President of Information Technology, Jeff Davis, owner of Alterra Networks, and LTG William B. Caldwell, IV, presidetn of GMC.)

On Friday, February 17, Jeff Davis, owner of Alterra Networks, LLC, presented a $9,000 check on behalf of his company to the GMC Foundation. The donation is to support scholarships to those students pursuing a technology degree. Alterra Networks is a Dublin based information technology full service provider and has worked with GMC on numerous projects, while becoming a valuable partner in supporting education.

“GMC has been a wonderful partner in my community in Dublin by becoming the first tenant in the historic skyscraper building,” said Jeff Davis, owner of Alterra Networks. “GMC was willing to take a chance and establish a satellite campus in the facility which enabled the owner of the building to secure funding to restore our skyscraper facility back to its original grandeur”. GMC has also been very accommodating in our community by providing college courses to our high school students in Dublin through the Move-On-When-Ready (MOWR) dual enrollment program. It’s just a great partnership and we look forward to this relationship growing into the foreseeable future. We are just very grateful for everything GMC does.”

The Alterra Networks Scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance for GMC students enrolled in the Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, or Cyber Security programs.

“Information Technology is everything,” said Davis. “It’s the foundation of education these days in making sure that students have easy access to information.”

Alterra Networks Scholarship Criteria
- GMC student must be enrolled in the Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Computer Information Systems, Associate of Science (AS) Computer Science, AS in Information Technology, or AS in Cyber Security programs.
- Open to students attending GMC’s Dublin campus or other GMC locations if no one is eligible at GMC’s Dublin campus
- Must show financial need after applicable state and federal aid
- Minimum GPA of 3.0 or above
- Maintains the GMC standards of Character Above All

To apply for the Alterra Networks Scholarship contact GMC’s Office of College Relations at 478-387-0230.