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GCC graduate wins transfer scholarship

IRONWOOD — Gogebic Community College officials announced this week one of its recent graduates is one of 72 recipients of a “prestigious” national scholarship.

Jailynn Sprewer, of Bessemer, was awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship. The scholarship will provide her with up to $40,000 a year to complete her bachelor’s degree, according to a release from the college.

“GCC is extremely proud that Jailynn was selected as one of this year’s recipients of the Cooke Transfer Scholarship and only one of four in the state of Michigan. It’s a huge honor for her and GCC,” said college presiden...