School of Agriculture

Agricultural Foundation and Advisory Board

The Agricultural Foundation for TTU
 focuses its resources on ways to enhance the education and college experience for students enrolled in any discipline within the College of Agriculture. Founded in 1972, the Foundation:

  • Brings together former students and graduates of Tennessee Tech with leaders in business, education and state and local governments to contribute and raise financial resources to support students;
  • Expands the awareness of the Tennessee Tech College of Agriculture with business and government leaders;
  • And, Recognizes the accomplishments of the College of Agriculture's Finest.

Please visit the Distinguished Alumni page.


Ag Foundation Banquet - Alum, Faculty, and Staff

This year’s Banquet will be held October 20, 2018, 6:00 p.m., Leslie Towne Centre.  Registration will open later this fall.  To register on-line please follow the url:             


The Foundation awards almost $25,000 each year in scholarships and awards to Tennessee Tech Students.

The Foundation also provides volunteers and financial resources to support many activities of the College of Agriculture such as the Academic Bowl, recognition for State and National FFA Officers, a Student Recognition Banquet, and Student Recruitment Efforts.

The Foundation Board includes: George D. Boyd, Executive Director, Matthew McClanahan, President; Adam Tipton, Vice President; Chris Hampton, Treasurer; Melissa Bratton, Wayne Moss, Chelsea Rose, Davis Watts, Lindsey White, John Basinger, Eddie Clark, Paul Davis, Chris Hicks, Brian McLerran, Kathy Daugherty, and Dana York.

You too can make a difference in the life of a student by sending your tax-deductible contribution today to:
Tennessee Tech Agricultural Foundation
ATTN: George Boyd, Executive Director
Tennessee Technological University
Box 5165
Cookeville, TN 38505.

2017 Distinguished Alumni
Davis Watts

2018 Board of Directors

Directors back row:  Davis Watts, Eddie Clark, Chris Hampton, George Boyd, Chris Hicks, Matthew McClanahan, Adam Tipton, Melissa Bratton; 
front row:  Chelsea Rose, Dana York, Lindsey  White, Douglas Airhart and Kathy Daugherty. Not pictured:  John Basinger, Paul Davis, Brian McClerran, and Wayne Moss.