Cumberland County natives receive TTU scholarships
Tennessee Tech University students Rachel Rich, Brandon Davenport, Ashley Lawson, and Melissa Rich, all of Crossville, are the 2012 recipients of academic awards from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Rachel Rich, a 2010 graduate of Cumberland County High School, is the daughter of Mark and Beth Rich and sister to Melissa Rich. A sophomore pre-med/biochemistry major, she received the Headrick Scholarship. Rich is a member of Delta Gamma, TTU’s Honor Program and the Chem-Med Club Society for Conservation of Biology.
Melissa Rich, a 2009 graduate of Cumberland County High School, is the daughter of Mark and Elizabeth Rich and sister to Rachel Rich of Crossville. Rich, a sophomore mathematics major, received the Dr. and Mrs. S.A. Patil Scholarship and the Stanley W. Erwin M.D. Scholarship. She plans to pursue a master’s degree in mathematics or commercial appraising after graduation.
Brandon Davenport, a 2009 graduate of Stone Memorial High School, is the son of Scott and Pam Devenport, brother of Spencer Taylor and grandson of Arthur and Pat Tollett and Roy and Shirley Davenport. A junior sociology and criminal justice major, he received the Excellence in Criminal Justice Studies Award. He is a member of Alpha Kappa Delta.
Ashley Lawson, a 2009 graduate of Cumberland County High School is the daughter of Jeffrey and Macy Lawson of Crossville. A junior mathematics major, she received the R.H. Moorman Memorial Scholarship, the Dr. and Mrs. S.A. Patil Scholarship, and the Stanley W. Erwin M.D. Scholarship. She is a member of Kappa Mu Epsilon.