Single mother aspiring to become a doctor receives GMC scholarship

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Georgia Military College presented a scholarship Thursday morning through its program honoring Col. David Snodgrass.

Lesa Wafford was the lucky recipient.  She's a single mother studying medicine and hoping to become a doctor in the future.

Wafford has been in active duty service for nine years and was selected among 30 participants.

She submitted her application just an hour before the deadline.

"I'm happy that they offered this to me because they don't realize they are forever part of my education journey and success later on," Lesa Wafford, scholarship recipient.

The college has over 12,000 full time students, and offers 25 academic programs.

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