Putnam County natives recognized by TTU

Posted by Lori Shull - Tuesday, June 26 2012
lshull@tntech.edu

Fifteen Putnam County natives were recently recognized at Tennessee Technological University’s 37th Annual College of Business Scholarships and Awards Banquet.

Amy Alsup of Cookeville received the Building a Foundation for the Future Endowed Scholarship. Alsup is a senior accounting major at TTU.

Cookeville native Kathleen Boles received the Malcolm Quillen Memorial Scholarship. Boles is a senior accounting major at TTU.

Alan Carter received the Regions Bank Scholarship. Carter is a seniors marketing major at TTU from Cookeville.

Monterey native Jackson Crabtree, a senior accounting major at TTU, received the Delton Dyal Memorial Scholarship.

Cookeville native Morgan Franklin, a sophomore international business and culture major at TTU, received the Joseph Ernest Sr. and Gertrude Lane Memorial scholarships.

Jordan Hibbs, a freshman basic business major at TTU, received the Malcolm Quillen Memorial Scholarship.

Cookeville native Jason Hodge, a senior marketing information systems major at TTU, received the Fitzpatrick Family Scholarship.

Karen Knight of Cookeville, a senior general management major at TTU, received the SAM/Looper Scholarship.

Kaylee Mills, a sophomore basic business major at TTU from Cookeville, received the Alvah R. and Bessie Bell Endowed Scholarship.

Cookeville native Sunshyne Morack, a senior accounting major at TTU, received the SAM/Looper Scholarship.

Amanda Moss of Cookeville, a senior finance major at TTU, received the Regions Bank Scholarship.

Selena Mullinax, a senior marketing major at TTU from Cookeville, received the Jim and Evon Hicks Annual Scholarship.

Cookeville native Corey Parris, a junior accounting and economics major at TTU, received the Don Cook Scholarship.

Samantha Sherrell of Cookeville, a senior accounting major at TTU, received the Virginia Johnson and Edwin C. Reeves Scholarship.

Kenneth Walker of Monterey, a sophomore basic business major at TTU, received the L.W. and Mildred Legge Endowed Scholarship.

They were among a group of 129 students to be recognized in front of donors, award recipients and their families, faculty and business alumni as nearly $143,000 in scholarships was distributed. Seventeen honor students with a 4.0 GPA were acknowledged for their scholastic achievements. In addition, 10 of the university’s Captain Anderson Scholars, one recipient of the university’s Tommy Burks Memorial Business Scholarship, one Alex Cassetty Memorial Intern and one Ladies Auxiliary BusinessMedia Intern were recognized.

“We are proud of this outstanding group of students,” said James Jordan-Wagner, dean of the College of Business. “We are also extremely pleased with the support we receive from businesses and alumni in supplying the private funds for scholarships. In trying times, they have responded by increasing the amount that we could award this year. These awards both recognize achievement and help us attract high-quality students to the college and the university.”

The College of Business and its accounting program were recently reaccredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, making it among the fewer than 5 percent of business programs worldwide to hold the distinction of having both the college and accounting department accredited.