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Wilson County students awarded scholarships

Staff Reports • Updated Aug 4, 2016 at 8:00 PM

COOKEVILLE – Five Tennessee Tech University students from Wilson County have received scholarships for future educational opportunities.

Angela Jones, a junior history major from Mt. Juliet, received the J. Michael Winchester scholarship. She is a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa, the Phi Theta Kappa and the Alpha Sigma Lambda honor societies. She plans to attend law school upon graduation.

 Joshua Hunter, a senior sociology major from Mt. Juliet, received the Mookiherjee Sociology Senior Award. He is a member of the Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities and the Alpha Kappa Delta honor society.

Joseph Felkins, a junior physics major from Lebanon, received the Dr. David Murdock Physics scholarship. He plans to pursue a doctorate in physics upon graduation.

Courtney Smith, a freshman pre-pharmacy major from Lebanon, received the Leroy Harkins Memorial scholarship. She plans to pursue a doctorate in pharmaceutical studies upon graduation.

Allison Wittmer, a sophomore history major from Mt. Juliet, received the history Faculty scholarship. She plans to pursue a doctorate to become a professor upon graduation.

All students received their scholarships at an awards ceremony in April.

The state’s only public technological university, Tennessee Tech University offers more than 40 bachelor’s degree and 20 graduate programs to more than 11,000 students on its 282-acre campus. Students include outstanding high-school graduates, accomplished military veterans and students from around the world, most of whom graduate debt free. With more than 100 student organizations, community service projects and intramural sports, TTU offers a full campus experience. Learn more at tntech.edu.

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