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Great Beginnings Pediatric Dental

Great Beginnings Board Certified Pediatric Dentists

Great Beginnings Pediatric Dental

Great Beginnings Board Certified Pediatric Dentists

Senior Scholarship Programs

 

Great Beginnings Senior Scholarship Programs

Great Beginnings Senior Scholarship ProgramGreat Beginnings Pediatric and Orthodontic Specialists are pleased to be able to offer two (2) five hundred dollar ($500.00) scholarships.  Supporting education is an important part of our practice values.  We are proud of our patients and encourage all of them to continue their education.

Dr. Gayle Painter Scholarship

We have the Dr. Gayle Painter Scholarship which is in honor of Dr. Angie Baechtold's father.  He would have been pleased to recognize a student for their outstanding achievements and academic excellence.

Justin Leon McClellan Scholarship

We also offer the Justin Leon McClellan Scholarship. Justin, who left us too soon, is the son of our long time employee, Sheila McClellan. This scholarship is based on the financial need of a student who lives life to its fullest, and has the motivation to continue their education with hard work.

Requirements for these scholarships:

  •    Must be a current patient at Great Beginnings Pediatric and Orthodontic Specialists
  •    Please provide a list of your involvement in community and church activities, a High School Resume and a sealed High School transcript
  •    Submit at least one letter of recommendation from persons other than family members who know you well (i.e. teachers, club advisor, minister etc.)
  •    Personal Essay (3-5 paragraphs) stating why you feel you should receive this scholarship

 

Great Smiles Senior Scholarship Program

Great Smiles Orthodontic Specialists is pleased to be able to offer a five hundred dollar ($500.00) scholarship.  Supporting education is an important part of our practice values.  We are proud of our patients and encourage all of them to continue their education.

Healthcare Career Scholarship

The Healthcare Career Scholarship recognizes a student who is interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare industry.

Requirements for this scholarship:

  •    Must be a current patient or former patient of Great Smiles Orthodontic Specialists and a current patient of Great Beginnings Pediatric and Orthodontic Dental Specialists
  •    Please provide a list of your involvement in community and church activities, a High School Resume and a sealed High School transcript
  •    Submit at least one letter of recommendation from persons other than family members who know you well (i.e. teachers, club advisor, minister etc.)
  •    Personal Essay (3-5 paragraphs) stating why you feel you should receive this scholarship

 

The Deadline for all Scholarships has now past. 
Thank you to everyone who has applied.
The 2017 Scholarship winners will be announced soon!

 

To apply for one of the scholarships, download and complete the appliaction above and submit it by mailing the application or dropping it by Great Beginnings, 10B Yorkshire Street, Asheville, NC 28803.

The applicants are reviewed by a panel of High School Teachers from this area.  Winners will be notified and then awarded a check in their name.  All Winners are displayed on plaques in each of our office locations.  They also will be recognized on our website and Facebook page!

2016 Winners

The 2016 recepient of the Dr. Gayle Painter Scholarship is Alexis Webster who attended Robbinsville High

The 2016 recepient of the Justin Leon McClellan Scholarship is Katlyn Allison who attended Enka High.