"Rennie" Mattos Martin Endowed Nursing Scholarship

Established in 2002 in memory of Martha Irene “Rennie” Mattos Martin by her sister, Lib Mattos-Ward, her brothers Jimmy Mattos and Tommy Mattos, her son, Mitchell Martin, her daughter, Melodee Martin Thomas, her husband, Billy Martin, and other family and friends. Rennie was a 1954 graduate of Greenville High School and a 1957 graduate of the Greenville General Hospital School of Nursing. She worked as a nurse for 42 years and served at Greenville General Hospital, at a number of community hospitals while her husband served in the military, and was working at St. Francis Hospital when she died on October 15, 1999. Awarded for one academic year to enrolled students in the Licensed Practical Nursing or Associate Degree Nursing programs, this scholarship is based on academic potential and minimum 2.5 GPA.