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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, 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 Rutherford County:

— Andrew Bruce, from Siegel High School, received the JubiLee Scholarship and Ken Shipp Scholarship to attend Middle Tennessee State University.

— Macey Conatser, from Oakland High School, received the Scott Wolf Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee.

— Lee Johnson, from Siegel High School, received the Ken Shipp Scholarship to attend Middle Tennessee State University.

— Abigail Keen, from Blackman High School, received the Joe and Juliann Maxwell Scholarship to attend Middle Tennessee State University.

— Emily List, from Central Magnet School, received the DBI Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee.

— Tanner Moss, from Siegel High School, received the Tennessee Trucking Foundation Scholarship and Ken Shipp Scholarship to attend Middle Tennessee State University.

— Isabelle Palmer, from Siegel High School, received the DBI Scholarship to attend Washington University at St. Louis.

— Alicia Patton, from La Vergne High School, received the Ken Shipp Scholarship to attend Middle Tennessee State University.

— Addison Pyne, from Stewarts Creek High School, received the Joe and Juliann Maxwell Scholarship to attend Utah State University.

— Michael Sedhom, from La Vergne High School, received the Ken Shipp Scholarship to attend Middle Tennessee State University.

— Grant Skinner, from Central Magnet School, received the Joe and Juliann Maxwell Scholarship to attend the University of South Alabama.

— Jackson Taylor, from Stewarts Creek High School, received the Michael Patrick Melnick Scholarship to attend Middle Tennessee State University.

— Jacob Whitehair, from Blackman High School, received the Mike and Mary Jean Kruse Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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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