Volume 52, Number 9

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, February 26, 2015

Pickett County students win TTU scholaships

COOKEVILLE— Tennessee
Tech University’s College of
Business recently held its
34th annual scholarships and
awards banquet.
Faculty, business alumni,
scholarship donors, scholarship
recipients and their families
packed TTU’s Roaden
University Center Multipurpose
Room as 110 students received
scholarships totaling
more almost $125,000. Thirty
honor students (those maintaining
a 4.0 grade point average)
were recognized for
their scholastic achievements.
“We are proud of this outstanding
group students,”
said Mark Stephens, College
of Business interim dean. “We
are also extremely pleased
with the support we receive
from businesses and alumni
in supplying the private funds
for scholarships. These
awards help us attract high
quality students to the university.”
The College of Business
and its accounting program
are accredited by the Association
to Advance Collegiate
Schools of Business, making
them among the less than 5
percent of business programs
worldwide to hold this distinction.
Kacee Mitchell received the
Edward H. Hooper Scholarship
and the endowed Welch
Bowling Scholarship. Mitchell
is a finance major.
Angela Warden received
the endowed Eldon Leslie
Scholarship. She is a business
major.
Jacob Wright received the
endowed Noble / Scarlett
Scholarship. He is a business
major.

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