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The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization working to improve the quality of life in 40 Middle Tennessee and three Kentucky counties, announces it is awarding scholarships to 320 individual students pursuing secondary education at accredited schools throughout the United States. A total of $715,850 is being awarded to students from 128 scholarship funds within The Community Foundation.

“The Community Foundation has helped thousands access educational opportunities they might otherwise have been unable to afford by connecting them with the generosity of others,” said Ellen Lehman, president of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. “This year we are honored to help hundreds more improve their futures, and the futures of their families, through the transformation offered by an education.”

Congratulations to the 2019 scholarship recipients from Williamson County:

  • Lily Anderson, from Independence High School, received the Anne Buchanan Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
  • Adrienne Davis, from Independence High School, received the Catie Summers Memorial Scholarship to attend Trevecca Nazarene University.
  • Andrew Dunn, from Nolensville High School, received the Mitchell Patrick Mielnik Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee.
  • Luke Gormsen, from Home Life Academy, received the Walter Reece Montgomery Scholarship to attend Middle Tennessee State University.
  • Caleb Harris, from Brentwood Academy, received the Brian Ralls Memorial Scholarship to attend Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
  • William Henke, from Independence High School, received the Teddy Wilburn Scholarship to attend Vanderbilt University.
  • Cliff Herring, from Ravenwood High School, received the Katy D. and Stephen J. Anderson Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee.
  • Grace Kueker, from Fred J. Page High School, received the Lt. Holly Adams Memorial Scholarship to attend Florida Institute of Technology.
  • Kanayochukwu Offodile, from Montgomery Bell Academy, received the Brandon Key Memorial Scholarship and Community Education Fund Scholarship to attend Miami University.
  • Lauren Sinor, from Nolensville High School, received the Kathy D. and Stephen J.
  • Anderson Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee.
  • Hunter Spivey, from Fred J. Page High School, received the Teddy Wilburn Scholarship and Kathy D. and Stephen J. Anderson Scholarship to attend Vanderbilt University.
  • Anika Sutter, from Fairview High School, received the Kathy D. and Stephen J. Anderson Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
  • Isaac Way, from Brentwood Academy, received the Brian Ralls Memorial Scholarship to attend the University of Mississippi.

The Community Foundation scholarships, established by individuals, companies and civic groups, will assist students with tuition and other school-related expenses. Each year, The Community Foundation scholarship committee reviews applications on behalf of donors who entrust The Foundation with administering the annual awards.

The scholarship committee carefully considers applicants’ academic records, test scores, extracurricular activities, work experience, community involvement, and personal recommendations.

About The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
The Community Foundation exists to promote and facilitate giving in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee, three in Kentucky, and beyond. It does this by accepting gifts of any size from anyone at any time and by empowering individuals, families, companies, nonprofits, and communities to respond to needs and opportunities that matter. The Community Foundation works with people who have great hearts, whether or not they have great wealth, to craft solutions that reflect their intentions and goals. For more information, call 615-321-4939 or visit www.cfmt.org.

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