Vietnam vets donate $2,000 to student scholarships

Vietnam Vets BHC donation 2-2016The Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Quad Cities Chapter 299 recently donated $2,000 to the Black Hawk College QC Foundation for student scholarships.

BHC alumni and VVA members Ray Hamilton (left) and Bill Albracht (right) presented the check to Dr. Bettie Truitt, Black Hawk College president. Also pictured are Marceia Duhm (left), coordinator of career services and veterans services, and Jessica Malcheff (right), executive director of the Black Hawk College QC Foundation.

The money was generated by concession sales at the Sept. 27, 2015, Quad City’s Vintage Rods Annual Car Show at the Quad-Cities Campus.

Any veteran or active duty military member may apply for the scholarship. Scholarship applications will be available March 1 at


Last updated 2/12/2016