October 25, 2010 12:01 AM
Tina Adams of Beaufort has been selected to receive a $2,000 Jeannette Rankin Foundation Scholarship. Adams is studying for her bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Spanish at the University of South Carolina Beaufort. Adams is one of 80 women chosen from more than 850 applicants to receive a Jeannette Rankin Foundation scholarship. The foundation honors the legacy of the first woman elected to U.S. Congress by awarding college scholarships to low-income women age 35 and older.