The $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a GOCC student with an outstanding record in mathematics courses. Dury was recommended for the scholarship by Glen Oaks mathematics instructors.
Under terms of the scholarship created through a donation by Mr. Bernard Swartz, a former Professor of Mathematics at Glen Oaks Community College. The student must be transferring to a four-year university after graduating from Glen Oaks. The scholarship is intended for educational expenses at a four-year educational institution.
Dury was honored this spring as a member of the All-Michigan Academic Team at a Lansing luncheon hosted by the Michigan Community College Association (MCCA). The All-State recognition program is sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa, the international scholastic honor society for two-year colleges.
Dury said she has been interested in both mathematics and science while at Glen Oaks. She worked part-time while attending classes and was involved in student and community activities. Dury’s student and scholastic achievements also earned her a scholarship from Kettering University, which has an exemplary program in engineering, science and business.