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Administrative Council Scholarship

This Scholarship was established in February of 1996. The recipient of this scholarship must have completed 30 college credit hours and maintain at least a 2.5 GPA.


Cory Darnell Scholarship

On a Chilly Sunday – January 5, 2014, Tom Touzeau was out running on a greenway trail along Melton Hill Lake Drive near Oak Ridge Marina. Cory was off-duty that day and riding in a car with his mother on Melton Hill Lake Drive. He glanced over and saw a man lying...

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Faculty Senate Scholarship

The Pellissippi State Faculty Senate (formerly The Pellissippi State Faculty Council) was established on April 20, 2005. The Senate began functioning as a representative, voting body in fall 2005. The Senate serves both as the governing body of the faculty and as the...

Frank B. Layton, III, Technology Scholarship

Frank B. Layton, III, Technology Scholarship

The Frank B. Layton, III Technology Scholarship was established by Frank Layton Insurance, Inc. This is a newly established scholarship provides a Microsoft Surface Go laptop or a comparable laptop each fall semester to two students. To qualify for consideration for...


George H. Brink Music Scholarship

The George Henry Brink, Sr. Memorial Music Scholarship was established in loving memory of George by Orpha Leitch Brink. George Henry Brink was the third of five children born to Annie and John Brink, of Florence Alabama, on September 6, 1924. As a boy, he attended...


Hickory - Built Careers in Construction

Hickory Construction celebrated its 40th year in business Wednesday, May 17, 2017,with an announcement at Knoxville’s Jackson terminal that the company would provide local construction workforce development a much-needed boost in the career-consideration mindset of...

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JB and Carolyn Allen Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Gypsy Harrill in memory of her parents. John Allen was born in Bell County, Ky in 1923. He was a 20-year employee of Union Carbide in Oak Ridge, He was a member of the Caryville Lodge No. 665 F&AM, 32nd Degree Mason, a Shriner...

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J.Y. Ellenburg - St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church Scholarship

Janus Yentsch Ellenburg was a brilliant scientist and artist who was passionate about promoting education for women. She was one of those women who was creative as well as scientific. She graduated with a science degree from Western Maryland College and received a...


Lucile Suit Memorial Culinary Scholarship

1914 Lucile Wilson born and raised in Wylam, Jefferson County, Alabama 1933 Married Huston Carl Suit and had four children. 1960 Widowed and known for her great cooking skills, baked cakes for local restaurants. 1961 Enrolled in Lunchroom Management Program with...


NSF Success in STEM Grant-Funded Scholarship

The NSF Success in STEM Scholarship is a grant-funded scholarship that is available for students in Engineering, Animal Science including pre-veterinarian, Plant and Soil Science, Biology, Geosciences, Environmental and Soil Sciences, and Mathematics. Students must...


Peggy and Joe Wilson Scholarship

Peggy Wilson was employed at State Technical Institute (Now Pellissippi State) from 1983 – 2017. At the time of her retirement she was Vice President of College Advancement and Executive Director of the Foundation. Joe Wilson was employed by State Technical in 1981...

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Support Staff Scholarship

This Scholarship was established in November 1991. The recipient of this scholarship must be a full time student majoring in Information Systems Technology and maintain a 3.0 GPA.

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Susanne Stiles Scholarship

Susanne Loren Schmied Stiles was a 1989 graduate of Pellissippi State Community College. She was extremely happy with both the education and attention to student needs during her tenure at Pellissippi. When Suzanne suddenly passed away in 2008 her family began...

Wilson Family Legacy Scholarship

Wilson Family Legacy Scholarship

On July 13, 1985, Peggy Mahan and her children, Donald and Melissa became a blended family with Joseph Wilson, and his son, Gregory. As the family grew, Donald had a daughter, Madyson. Melissa had two children, Bryson and Ava. More grandchildren will be...