Athens Site Advisory Council
Ms. Tangela Arnwine—Athens, Tenn.
Mr. Ralph Baldwin—Athens, Tenn.
Mr. Scott Bowman—Sweetwater, Tenn.
Mr. William Buchanan—Decatur, Tenn.
Ms. Linda Caldwell—Etowah, Tenn.
Ms. Emily Cate—Guinn—Athens, Tenn.
Mr. Mike Doughty—Athens, Tenn.
Dr. Bill Emendorfer—Athens, Tenn.
Dr. Floyd Falany—Athens, Tenn.
Mr. John Gentry—Athens, Tenn.
Mr. Robert Greene—Decatur, Tenn.
Mr. Jack Hammontree—Athens, Tenn.
Ms. Janice Hardaway—Athens, Tenn.
Mr. Steve Harmon—Decatur, Tenn.
Mr. David Hill—Etowah, Tenn.
Ms. Kelley Mack—Athens, Tenn.
Ms. Barbara Peck—Athens, Tenn.
Mr. William Perkinson—Athens, Tenn.
Ms. Shirley Phillips—Athens, Tenn.
Mr. David Pierce—Athens, Tenn.
Ms. Connie Queen—Athens, Tenn.
Dr. Craig D. Rigell—Athens, Tenn.
Ms. Sherry Rogers—Etowah, Tenn.
Mr. Stewart Smith—Athens, Tenn.
Mr. George Tindell—Athens, Tenn.
Mr. Durrant Tullock—Etowah, Tenn.
Mr. David Watts—Sweetwater, Tenn.
Ms. Sherra Witt—Cleveland, Tenn.
Athletic Advisory Council
Mr. Jim Cigliano—Cleveland, Tenn.
Dr. Carl Hite—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Rick Lawson—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Sherry Miller—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Mike Policastro—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Mark Smith—Cleveland, Tenn.
Dr. Michael Stokes—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Sherra Witt—Cleveland, Tenn.
Business Technology Advisory Council
Mr. Jack Allen—Athens, Tenn.
Ms. Sherry Bryant—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Jason Calfee—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Michael Garvich—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Georgia Gann—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. David Johnson—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. David Kirkland—Vonore, Tenn.
Mr. Terry Leonard—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Dianne Newton—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Daniel Peterson—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Steve Stewart—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Jesse Taylor—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Mr. Tony Tinsley—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Trey White—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Ms. Kim Williams—Athens, Tenn.
Ms. Tracy Wilson—Athens, Tenn.
Early Childhood Education Advisory Council
Ms. Donna Bloom—Cleveland, Tenn.
Dr. Pam Browning—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Jennifer Buol—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Cheryl Coffman—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Rebecca Daniel—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Ms. Rachel David—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Wendy Davis—Delano, Tenn.
Ms. Jackie Hill—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Dr. Carl Hite—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Shannon Holt-Harris—Vonore, Tenn.
Ms. Margaret Horten—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. David Kelly—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Brenda Langston—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Ms. Jenann Lay—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Aranda Pruitt—Morristown, Tenn.
Ms. Beverly Stansell—Athens, Tenn.
Ms. Monica Stone—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Ms. Patty Weaver—Vonore, Tenn.
Ms. Sandy Whetmore—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Fred Wood—Cleveland, Tenn.
Emergency Medical Technician Advisory Council
Mr. Larry Billingsley—Pikeville, Tenn.
Mr. Bruce Collins—Etowah, Tenn.
Ms. Debbie Cox—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Mr. Sonny Hayes—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. David Lawson—Cleveland, Tenn.
Dr. David Linn—Knoxville, Tenn.
Mr. Jamie Nicholson—Etowah, Tenn.
Ms. Donna Robinson—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Robert Sherwood—Calhoun, Tenn.
Energy Efficient Construction Advisory Council
Mr. Clinton Berry—Nashville, Tenn.
Ms. Sherri Blakely—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Jeff Christian—Oak Ridge, Tenn.
Mr. Steve Clariday—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Jamie Creekmore—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Brett Dillion—Schertz, Tx.
Ms. Nancy Frye—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. John Proffitt—Athens, Tenn.
Mr. Thomas Tripp—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Human Services/Social Work Advisory Council
Mr. Matt Carlson—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Mary Crabtree—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Paul Dillinger—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Angie Faulkner—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Julia Goodowens—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Kendra Gorentz—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Staci Graham—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Linda Howerton—Athens, Tenn.
Ms. Diana Jackson—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Suzanne Kelley—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Ms. Valerie Radu—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Ms. Reba Terry—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Patty Weaver—Vonore, Tenn.
Mr. Fred Wood—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Suzanne Wood—Cleveland, Tenn.
Industrial Technology Advisory Council
Mr. Paul Baggett—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. David Cantrell—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Steve Clariday—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Carmen Gianforte—Georgetown, Tenn.
Mr. Gary Jobe—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. David Johnson—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Steve Johnson—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Mark Kress—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Jenny Miles—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Randy Morris—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. John Proffitt—Athens, Tenn.
Mr. Chris Spors—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Bob Taylor—Old Fort, Tenn.
Mr. Thomas Tripp—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Mr. Mike Wallace—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Renny Whittenbarger—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Jimmy Williams—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Shane Williams—Cleveland, Tenn.
Medical Assistant Advisory Council
Ms. Lisa Childers—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Vickie Cronan—Etowah, Tenn.
Ms. Joyce Everett—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Mitzi Foster—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Kelly Maynor—Delano, Tenn.
Ms. Angela Morgan—Cleveland, Tenn.
Dr. Ann Marie Morgan—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Roma O’Neal—Athens, Tenn.
Ms. Ashley Parker—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Dorothy Phillips—Charleston, Tenn.
Ms. Jessica Prater—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Debbie Thompson—Sweetwater, Tenn.
Current MA student representative
Monroe County Business and Industry Advisory Council
Mr. Art Becker—Sweetwater, Tenn.
Mr. Larry Bowlby—Vonore, Tenn.
Mr. Tom Bradshaw—Sweetwater, Tenn.
Ms. Kim Brewster—Vonore, Tenn.
Mr. Mark Clinton—Sweetwater, Tenn.
Ms. Arlene Gimondo—Vonore, Tenn.
Ms. Charlene Hampton—Vonore, Tenn.
Mr. Don Knight—Vonore, Tenn.
Mr. Paul Pearson—Vonore, Tenn.
Mr. Greg Stanley—Vonore, Tenn.
Ms. Shannon Swanson—Sweetwater, Tenn.
Mr. William Wells—Madisonville, Tenn.
Ms. Ben Yorks—Vonore, Tenn.
Nursing Advisory Council
Ms. Margie Brusseau—Athens, Tenn.
Ms. Susan Burkett—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Ms. Helen Deason—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Ms. Bernadette Deprez—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Dr. Rodney Fitzgerald—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Laura Franklin—Cleveland, Tenn.
Ms. Valerie Fuchcar—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Ms. Lori Hammon—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Ms. Carol Hoffman—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Ms. Esmerelda Lee—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Scott Madaris—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Ms. Charlynne Parsons—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Ms. Jill Steelman—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Public and Government Service Advisory Council
Mr. Bill Bivens—Madisonville, Tenn.
Mr. Eddie Byrum—Sweetwater, Tenn.
Mr. Steve Frisbie—Athens, Tenn.
Mr. Fred Fuson—Chattanooga, Tenn.
Mr. Mark Garner—South Pittsburg, Tenn.
Mr. Tim Gobble—Cleveland, Tenn.
Mr. Frank Horning—Athens, Tenn.
Mr. Donald J. Nicholson, Jr.—Delano, Tenn.
Tennessee Marine Technology Advisory Council
Ms. Leneen Evans—Vonore, Tenn.
Ms. Holly Fiegle—Loudon, Tenn.
Mr. Ron Hammontree—Vonore, Tenn.
Mr. Peter Hedger—Maryville, Tenn.
Ms. Denise Hill—Vonore, Tenn.
Mr. Jerry L. Little—Vonore, Tenn.
Mr. Charlie Reeves—Vonore, Tenn.
Mr. Scott Shanley—Vonore, Tenn.
Mr. Greg Stanley—Vonore, Tenn.
Mr. David Wade—Vonore, Tenn.
Ms. Cheryl West—Vonore, Tenn.
Mr. William Wells—Madisonville, Tenn.
Mr. Steve Wolf—Vonore, Tenn.
The Cleveland State Community College Foundation was chartered in 1971 by a group of civic, business and community leaders in cooperation with college officials. Since 1971, with the generous and consistent gifts of local friends of education and supporters of Cleveland State, the Foundation has provided over $3 million dollars in scholarships to over 4,500 students attending Cleveland State Community College. In 1986 Cleveland State became the first community college Foundation in Tennessee to reach a million dollar scholarship endowment and the current assets of the Foundation are more than $6 million dollars. Below are the scholarships that have been endowed since 1976.
Mr. Matt Bentley, President
Mr. Steve Robinson, Vice President and Investment Chair
Mr. Coleman Foss, Secretary
Mr. Harry Trewhitt, Treasurer
Mr. Ron Braam, Development Chair
Mr. Don Lorton, Scholarship Chair
Mrs. Debra Miller, Project Y.O.U. Chair
Mr. Jeff Morelock, Membership Chair
Mrs. Barbara Baxter, Member-at-Large
Mrs. Amy Card—Lillios, Past President
Mr. Mike Callaway, Legal Counsel
Dr. Carl Hite, Ex—Officio, CSCC President
Board of Trustees
Mr. Rich Appeldoorn
Mr. Mike Baker
Dr. Mary Barker
Mr. Keith Barrett
Mrs. Barbara Baxter
Mr. Matt Bentley
Mr. Sam Bettis
Mr. Ron Braam
Mr. Mike Callaway
Mr. Jonathan Cantrell
Mrs. Amy Card—Lillios
Mr. David Fair
Mr. Coleman Foss
Mrs. Veronica Fox
Mrs. Georgia Gann
Mr. Johnny Holden
Mr. Matt Jenne
Mr. S. K. Johnston Jr.
Mr. J. T. Lemons
Mr. Don Lorton
Mr. Jim Mayfield
Mr. Sam McReynolds
Mr. Jim Mercer
Ms. Debra Miller
Mr. Denny Mobbs
Mr. Jeff Morelock
Mr. Scott Morris
Mr. Lou Patten
Mr. Steve Robinson
Ms. Susan Shelton
Mr. Mark Smith
Mr. Scott Taylor
Mr. George Thorogood
Mr. Harry Trewhitt
Mr. James O. Williams
Mr. Paul Willson
The Reba Queen Absher Scholarship—Established by Mrs. Absher in memory of her husband, Dr. Lee A. Absher. Dr. Absher practiced medicine in Knoxville and Texas for over 50 years.
The D. F. Adkisson Memorial Scholarship—Established to honor the college’s first president with donations from the 1976-1977 and 1983-1984 employees of the college.
The David D. Adkisson Memorial Scholarship—Established by Cleveland State President and Mrs. D. F. Adkisson in memory of their son.
The Odessa Adkisson Scholarship—Established by the CSCC Alumni Association to honor the wife of Cleveland State’s first president.
The Agape Love Foundation Scholarship—Established by the Agape Love Foundation.
The Allied—Signal Inc. Scholarship—Established by the Bendix Friction Materials Division plant in Cleveland.
The Charles L. Almond Scholarship—Established in honor of Mr. Almond by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold C. Almond.
The Mr. and Mrs. Harold C. Almond Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. Harold C. Almond of Cleveland, original donors to the college scholarship fund.
The American Uniform Company Scholarship—Established by American Uniform Company of Cleveland.
Anonymous—Established by a generous benefactor whose desire was to help others realize their dreams for higher education at Cleveland State Community College.
The Arch Chemical Company Scholarship—Established by the Arch Chemical Company, Charleston.
The B & J Construction Company Scholarship—Established by B & J Construction Company of Cleveland; given by Mr. and Mrs. James R. Jones.
The Mary T. Barker Scholarship—Established by Jack and Mary Barker, Dean of Academic Affairs Emeritus, in memory of her parents, JVA and Lucille Traylor.
The Doris E. Barkley Scholarship—Established by Henry M. Barkley in honor of his wife.
The Henry M. Barkley Memorial Scholarship—Established by family, friends and business associates to honor the widely-known community and business leader. Mr. Barkley was a charter trustee of the Cleveland State Community College Foundation and served as treasurer for the first ten years.
The J. Hallman Bell Memorial Scholarship—Established to memorialize the late J. Hallman Bell, senior partner in the law firm of Bell, Painter, McMurray, Callaway, Brown and Mashburn; by members of the law firm.
The Benton Banking Company Scholarship—Established by Benton Banking Company.
The Benton Enterprises Scholarship—Established by Cletus Benton and Benton Enterprises through the donation of an automobile which was used to raise money in the endowment fund campaign.
The Walter G. and Eloise Bettis Memorial Scholarship—Established by friends and family of Mr. and Mrs. Bettis. Mr. Bettis was a long-time mathematics and shop teacher at Charleston High School.
The Burch Glenn Biggs Memorial Scholarship—Established by his wife to honor this prominent Polk County citizen.
The Bishop Baking Company Scholarship—Established by Bishop Baking Company, A. E. (Gene) Veazey, president.
The John H. Bivens Memorial Nursing Scholarship—Established by the Bivens family to assist nursing students.
The Emily Penney Blake and Robert A. Blake Memorial Scholarship—Established to honor the memory of Bob and Emily Blake who died in 1982. Emily was captain of the first Cleveland State women’s basketball squad. Both were educators at the time of their deaths.
The Bowater/Central Labor Council Unions Scholarship—Established by five Bowater unions (175, 653, 788, 790, 100) and Bowater Southern, Inc. of Calhoun.
The Bowater Inc. Scholarship—Established by Bowater Inc., Southern Division, a newsprint manufacturer located in Calhoun.
The T. C. Bower Memorial Scholarship—Established by Mrs. Billye Bower in memory of her husband. Both Mr. and Mrs. Bower had outstanding careers in education in Cleveland.
The Ron Braam Family Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. Ron Braam.
The Bradley County Bar Association Scholarship— Established by the Bradley County Bar Association. The Bradley County Medical Society Scholarship-Established by the Bradley County Medical Society.
The Mr. and Mrs. John L. Brewer Sr. Memorial Scholarship—Established by the Polk County High School class of 1934 in observance of their 50th anniversary and in memory of Professor Brewer.
The Todd Brooks Memorial Scholarship—Established by family, friends and Benton Banking Co. to honor the memory of Todd Brooks, an outstanding athlete and student leader at Polk County High School at the time of his death in 1990.
The Brown Stove Works, Inc. Free Enterprise Scholarship—Established in honor of former and current employees and associates of the company whose efforts since 1935 have enabled the company to make this award.
The Brown Stove Works, Inc. Scholarship—Established by the officers of Brown Stove Works, Inc., K. Harrison Brown, president.
The Grover C. Brown Scholarship—Established by the officers of Brown Stove Works, Inc., K. Harrison Brown, president.
The Kenneth H. Brown Scholarship—Established by the officers of Brown Stove Works Inc., K. Harrison Brown, president.
The Miriam Ash Brown Memorial Scholarship—In honor of her grandchildren, Matthew Harrison Brown, Benton Andrew Savage, Louise Brown Botts and Emily Lane Savage.
The Nancy K. Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund—Established by the Cleveland Associated Industries as a memorial tribute to her.
The Mr. and Mrs. Reeves Brown Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. Brown, prominent Bradley County industrialists and citizens.
The Reeves Brown III Memorial Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. Reeves Brown Sr. in memory of Reeves Brown III, vice-president of sales at Hardwick Stove Company at the time of his death in 1983.
The Reeves Brown IV Memorial Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. Reeves Brown Sr. in memory of their grandson, Reeves Brown IV.
Ralph Buckner Sr. Memorial Scholarship—Established by Mr. Buckner’s family to honor his memory.
The Betty Bull Memorial Scholarship—Established by the CSCC Department of Humanities to honor Betty Bull, a faculty member in the English department at the time of her death.
The CSCC Alumni—Established in 1984 by Cleveland State Alumni.
The CSCC Student Government Association Scholarship—Established by the Student Government Association with monies from the student activity fee.
The Calfee Pontiac—Cadillac—Mazda Scholarship—Established by George Calfee, auto dealer, banker and businessman in Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Mr. Calfee was also a trustee of the Cleveland State Community College Foundation.
The Eugene Callaway Family Scholarship—Established in honor of his family by Eugene Callaway, vice president of the Foundation and one of the original donors to the Foundation scholarship fund.
The Marie Engers Callaway Memorial Scholarship—Established by Michael E. Callaway and Gene Marie Callaway Burkland in memory of their mother.
The Amy Card—Lillios Scholarship—Established by Amy Card-Lillios, a Foundation trustee, to assist members of the Girls and Boys Club of Cleveland in continuing their educations.
Meredith Lane Carrick Family Scholarship—Established by family and friends to honor her memory.
The George and Evelyn Carroll Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. Carroll of Cleveland, faithful supporters of the scholarship endowment fund.
The George Castings Sr. Scholarship—Established by First American Bank in honor of George Castings Sr., former president and chairman of the board, in recognition of his 50 years of service to the bank. Mr. Castings was a charter trustee of the Cleveland State Community College Foundation.
The Cherokee Valley Bank Scholarship—Established by the board of directors of Cherokee Valley Federal Savings Bank.
The Chip and Harold Memorial Scholarship—Established in memory of Chip Fortney and Harold Arnwine.
The Cities Service Company Scholarship—Established by the Cities Service Company Foundation of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
The Citizens National Bank Scholarship—Established by Citizens National Bank of Athens.
The Citizens Scholarship—Established with monies donated by the Bradley County Citizens Scholarship Foundation Fund, formerly called “Dollars for Scholars,” a community-supported organization, and matched with monies raised by the employees of Cleveland State Community College.
The Inez Clemmer Scholarship—Established by alumni of Bradley Central High School to honor Mrs. Clemmer for her service as a teacher and in appreciation for her positive influence in so many lives.
The Cleveland Civitan Club Scholarship—Established by the board of directors of the Cleveland Civitan Club.
The Cleveland Daily Banner Scholarship—Established by the Cleveland Daily Banner.
The Cleveland Elks Lodge Scholarship—Established by the Cleveland Lodge #1944 of the Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks.
The Cleveland Kiwanis Club Scholarship—Established by the board of directors in 1976. A consistent supporter of the scholarship program for years, Kiwanis was the first civic club to pledge an endowed scholarship to the Foundation.
Andrew J. and Marchie Cloud Scholarship—Established by Mrs. Marchie Cloud.
The Mr. and Mrs. Herman Collins Scholarship—Established by Herman Collins, president of Collins Manufacturing Company.
The Dr. John Cook Memorial Scholarship—Established by friends and colleagues to honor the late coordinator of the criminal justice and legal assistance programs who died in August 1981.
The Carl Cooke Family Scholarship—Established by the Carl Cooke family: Carl and Martha Cooke, Dan and Janey Cooke and David and Becky Smith.
The Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Cooke Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Cooke.
The Cooke Manufacturing Company Scholarship—Established by Cooke Manufacturing Company; Jimmy Cooke, president.
The Cooke’s Food Store Scholarship—Established by the three Cooke’s Food Stores Inc. of Cleveland. The Coppinger Color Lab Scholarship-Established by Coppinger Color Lab of Cleveland; Gary Coppinger, president.
The Colonel and Mrs. James F. Corn Sr. Scholarship—Established by James F. Corn Jr. in honor of his parents.
The Ben M. Crox Jr. Memorial Scholarship—Established through a bequest in Mr. Crox’s will for students from Bradley County. He served as trustee of the Cleveland State Community College Foundation since 1979.
The Ben M. Crox Sr., Bessie Bryant Crox and Fike Funeral Home Scholarship—Established by Ben M. Crox Jr. in honor of his parents and the family business.
The Jan McCallum Darden, BS, RN Scholarship—Established by Dr. David Darden and his wife, Jan McCallum Darden.
The Mark Dausy Memorial Scholarship—Established by members of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church Boy Scout Troop #44, family and friends, in memory of Mark Dausy, son of Edward and Pat Dausy.
The Norma Davis Service Scholarship—Established in 2002 by friends and family to honor Norma Davis on her retirement after 35 years of service to Cleveland State students.
The Mayor Harry L. Dethero Scholarship—Established by Harry L. Dethero, mayor of Cleveland for 17 years (1966-1983) and charter trustee with the Cleveland State Community College Foundation.
The Chassie Dillard Business and Professional Women Scholarship—Established by the Cleveland Business and Professional Women to honor Chassie Dillard, a member of B.P.W. for over 40 years. Bryant and Madge Dupree Memorial Scholarship-Established by their daughter, Nancy Boyd, upon her retirement from Cleveland State.
The John M. Dunlap Scholarship—Established by John M. Dunlap, former owner and operator of Cleveland Creamery, director of Cherokee Valley Bank, real estate appraiser and broker and member of the Bradley County Quarterly Court for 14 years.
Bryant and Madge Dupree Memorial Scholarship—Established by their daughter, Nancy Boyd, upon her retirement from Cleveland State.
The Duracell USA Scholarship—Established by the Cleveland plant of Duracell USA.
The Easy Auto Credit Scholarships 1 and 2—Established by Easy Auto Credit.
The Gray Epperson Scholarship—Established by Mr. Epperson, an Athens businessman.
The James Evans Memorial Scholarship—Established by an anonymous donor to honor the memory of a beloved and well-known Cleveland resident.
The James J. and Margaret H. Everhart Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. Everhart, prominent community leaders.
The Kay and Parks Fillauer Memorial Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Fillauer in memory of their children.
Marilyn Fillers Scholarship—Established by friends and family to honor her 35 years of teaching at Cleveland State.
The Warnie Finnell March of Dimes Scholarship—Established by the Bradley/West Polk Chapter of the March of Dimes.
The First Bank of Polk County Scholarship—Established by First Bank of Polk County in memory of Jack C. Stuart, a former executive officer and board member.
The First Citizens Bank Scholarship—Established by the board of directors of First Citizens Bank.
The First Tennessee Bank Scholarship—Established by the board of directors of Cleveland Bank & Trust Company.
The Arch Fitzgerald Memorial Scholarship—Established by the Fitzgerald family in honor of Mr. Fitzgerald’s commitment to education and the Cleveland State Foundation. A Foundation trustee since 1976, Mr. Fitzgerald served as Foundation president from 1988— 1990.
The Mr. and Mrs. Arch Fitzgerald Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. Arch Fitzgerald. Mr. Fitzgerald was a leading banker in Cleveland and a mainstay of the Cleveland State Community College Foundation. Mrs. Fitzgerald was a leading educator, having retired with 37 years of service to Bradley Central High School.
The Leonard C. Fletcher Memorial Scholarship—Established by the estate of Mr. Fletcher.
The R. Doyle and Polly Fowler Family Athletic Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. Fowler and children, Johnny, Karen, Brent and Brian.
Don Geren Business Incubator Scholarship—Established by the directors of the Business Incubator to honor his role in its establishment.
The Claxton Goodner Memorial Scholarship—Established by Mrs. Elizabeth L. Goodner and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Longley in memory of Mr. Goodner, owner of Goodner Funeral Home and longtime supporter of the Cleveland State Community College Foundation Scholarship Program.
The Dennis W. Grape PTK Memorial Scholarship—Established by the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) honorary fraternity, the CSCC Alumni Association, wife Brenda Wilson Grape, family and friends.
The Buford M. Guy Jr. Memorial Scholarship— Established by the family and friends of Buford M. Guy, Jr., a faculty member.
The Loyd Haile Sr. Memorial Geriatric Nursing Scholarship—Established by the family and friends of Mr. Haile.
The Hall Chevrolet Scholarship—Established by Hall Chevrolet Inc. in memory of M. A. Hall; Jack Hall, president.
The J. Mack Hall Scholarship—Established by the late J. Mack Hall, community leader and senior vice president of Cherokee Valley Federal Savings Bank.
The Patrick Hanks Scholarship—Established by his wife to celebrate his 50th birthday honoring his participation on Cleveland State’s first tennis team.
The Hardwick Stove Company Scholarships—Established by Hardwick Stove Company of Cleveland.
The Luke Lea Harle Memorial Scholarship—Established by wife Jean Harle, daughter Jean Jakes, son-in-law Lowell Jakes Sr. and grandchildren Lowell Jakes Jr. and Cindy Lee Jakes in memory of Mr. Harle who served as a director of Cleveland Bank and Trust Company for over 40 years.
The Headrick Family Memorial Scholarship—Established by family members to honor Eddie, M.C. and Edna Headrick.
The Nell Higgins Memorial Scholarship—Established by Neil Higgins and children in memory of his wife, a longtime educator in the Polk County school system.
The Hi—Lo Industries Scholarship—Established by George and Evelyn Carroll, owners of Hi-Lo Industries.
The Home Bank/Ducktown Banking Company Scholarship—Established by the Ducktown Banking Company.
The Lois Howe Memorial Scholarship—Established by the family and friends of Lois who was a 21-year employee of Cleveland State.
The James D. and Ruth M. Hynes Scholarship— Established by Mr. and Mrs. Hynes. Insurance Incorporated Scholarship-Established by the employees of Insurance Incorporated.
The Hal Jernigan Memorial Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. Harold L. Jernigan Sr. and sister Jeannie to memorialize Harold L. Jernigan Jr., a former Cleveland State student active in speech and theatre who died in an automobile accident in 1979.
The Eric B. Johnson Memorial Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. George Johnson in memory of their son.
The Kathryn Johnson Memorial Scholarship—Established by the family and friends of Kathryn Johnson, a faculty member.
The S. K. Johnston Sr. Memorial Coca—Cola Scholarships—Established by S. K. Johnston Jr. in memory of his father, a leading Bradley County citizen and Coca-Cola bottler.
The W. A. (Bill) Jones Memorial Scholarship—Established by Allan Jones and Amy Banks to honor the memory of their father Bill Jones, community and civic leader who was president of the Cleveland Chamber of Commerce at the time that Cleveland State was established.
The Colonel and Mrs. C. F. Kelly Scholarship—Established through a donation by the late Col. and Mrs. Kelly. Col. Kelly served as president and was one of the founders of Cherokee Valley Federal Savings Bank. Mrs. Kelly was a longtime Bradley County educator.
The Kimbrough Family Scholarship—Established by Roy G. Lillard in honor of the members of the Kimbrough family.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship—Established in honor of the late civil rights leader by citizens interested in perpetuating the ideals taught by Dr. King.
The Shela Kirkpatrick Memorial Scholarship—Established by family and friends in memory of Shela Kirkpatrick.
The Knights of Columbus Scholarship—Established by Cleveland Council 4572 of the Knights of Columbus.
The Howard H. Kuhns Scholarship—Established upon the final disbursement of the assets of the Bradley Healthcare Foundation to honor a man who had a major impact on healthcare in Bradley County.
The L. Quentin Lane Scholarship—Established by friends and colleagues of Dr. Lane on his retirement from the presidency of Cleveland State.
The Wilson Ledford Scholarship—Established upon the final disbursement of the assets of the Bradley Healthcare Foundation to honor a man who had a major impact on healthcare in Bradley County.
The Wilson A. Ledford Family Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. Wilson A. Ledford of Cleveland.
The Life Care Centers of America Scholarship—Established by Life Care Centers of America, located in Cleveland; Forrest L. Preston, president.
The Abraham and Nora Kimbrough Lillard Memorial Scholarship—Established by Roy G. Lillard in memory of his parents.
The Lillard Family Scholarship—Established by Roy G. Lillard in honor of Floyd Wilburn Lillard, George Abraham Lillard, William Garland Lillard Sr. and Cynthia Annie Love Lillard (Mrs. R.E. Duncan).
The Roy G. Lillard Memorial Scholarship—Established by friends and colleagues to honor the memory of Mr. Lillard, a charter member of the Cleveland State history faculty and Cleveland State Foundation; first advisor to the Student Government Association and Baptist Student Union; chairperson of the Social Sciences and Business division; retired from full-time teaching in June 1976 and granted Faculty Emeritus status.
The Joe Little Scholarship—Established by Joe Little, Cleveland businessman, owner of Captain D’s and Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurants.
The Ben Longley Memorial Scholarship—Established by family, friends and legislative colleagues to honor the memory of Sen. Longley who had served twenty years in the Tennessee General Assembly representing Bradley County and Southeast Tennessee.
The Darlene Longley Memorial Scholarship—Established by family and friends, the Cleveland State Cougar Club, staff members at Cleveland State Community College, husband Steve and daughter Missy to honor the memory of Darlene Longley, a CSCC alumnae and kindergarten teacher.
The Lila and Don Lorton Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. Don Lorton.
The Thomas Cartter Lupton Memorial Scholarship—Established by Clara Lane.
The M&M Mars Inc. Scholarship—Established by M&M Mars Inc. of Cleveland.
The Magic Chef Foundation Scholarship—Established by the Magic Chef Foundation and Mr. S. B. Rymer Jr.
The Frank Thomas Manly and Elizabeth Cate Manly Memorial Scholarship—Established in memory of the Manlys, longtime supporters of education in Cleveland and consistent Cleveland State boosters; by daughters Jeanette Schlaeger, Betty Hulme and Frances Pullen.
The Manufacturer’s Chemical Company Scholarship—Established by Manufacturer’s Soap and Chemical Company of Cleveland; Ron Braam, president.
The Bruce Markstrom Memorial Scholarship—Established through a bequest in Mr. Markstrom’s will. He was a local Rotarian who valued education.
Professor Sue Haynes Martel Scholarship—Established by her children as a surprize birthday present to honor her years of teaching at Cleveland State Community College.
The Dr. George L. Mathis Scholarship—Established by the board of directors of the Cleveland State Community College Foundation as an expression of appreciation for his work as volunteer chairman of the Scholarship Endowment Fundraising Drive. The honoree is the college’s first dean of students, having retired from that position in June 1976.
The Irene Guinn Mathis Scholarship—Established by Dr. George L. Mathis in honor of his wife.
The Matsushita Refrigeration Company Scholarship—Established by the Matsushita Refrigeration Company, Vonore, Tenn. and Japan.
The Mayfield Dairy Farms Inc. Scholarship—Established by Mayfield Dairy Farms Inc. of Athens; Scott Mayfield, president.
The Jim Mayfield Family Scholarship—Established by Jim Mayfield, son of charter trustee Pearson B. Mayfield Jr.
The John E. Mayfield Scholarship—Established by John Mayfield, son of charter trustee Pearson B. Mayfield Jr.
The Pearson B. Mayfield Jr. Memorial Scholarship—Established by wife Amy Mayfield and sons Johnny and Jimmy in memory of Pearson Mayfield, Cleveland attorney, former president of Cleveland Bank & Trust Company and charter trustee of the Cleveland State Community College Foundation.
The Maytag—Cleveland Cooking Products Scholarship—Established by Magic Chef, Inc. and upgraded annually by Maytag Foundation.
Barry McCaskill Memorial Scholarship—Established by friends and family to honor Barry McCaskill, who was chair of the Cleveland State Technology Department at the time of his death.
The Dr. Joseph and Evelyn McCoin Memorial Scholarship—Established by Mrs. Evelyn K. McCoin in memory of her husband, a Cleveland physician who practiced medicine for 50 years; increased by friends and family at the time of Mrs. McCoin’s death in 1992.
The Wayne L. McCulley Scholarship—Established by Dr. Wayne L. McCulley, a dentist and civic leader in Cleveland.
Courtney F. McGrady Memorial Scholarship—Established by Brenda McKenzie Lawson to honor one of the founders of Cleveland 100.
The McKenzie Family Scholarship—Established by Toby McKenzie and Brenda McKenzie Lawson.
The Sam and Anne McReynolds Scholarship— Established by Sam and Anne McReynolds. Mr. McReynolds is chairman of the board of Cleveland Bank and Trust Co. and an officer of the Cleveland State Community College Foundation.
The Mr. and Mrs. W. J. McReynolds Scholarship— Established by Sam McReynolds in honor of his parents. Mr. McReynolds, former president of Cleveland Bank and Trust Company, was a charter trustee with the Cleveland State Community College Foundation.
The John and Elizabeth Meiler and Bradley Healthcare Foundation Scholarship—Established upon the final disbursement of the assets of the Bradley Healthcare Foundation to honor those who had a major impact on healthcare in Bradley County.
Debra O. Miller Project Y.O.U. Scholarship— Established by Debra Miller and funded in part by Unum-Provident to assist non-traditional students, particularly single parents.
The Fred and Nancy Miller Scholarship—Established by Debra Miller, a Foundation trustee, in memory of her father and to honor her mother as a Mother’s Day present.
The Richard E. (Gene) Miller Scholarship—Established by Gene Miller, Foundation Trustee and vice-president of Duncan Electric Co. Inc. of Chattanooga.
The Rosa Lee Miller Memorial Scholarship— Established by S.K. Johnston Jr., a Foundation trustee, to honor her long association with his family.
The Dr. Irene Pace Millsaps Memorial Scholarship— Established by friends and family to honor a long time employee of Cleveland State Community College upon her untimely death.
The Elizabeth Brown Milne Memorial Scholarship— Established through a bequest in her will.
The John Milne Memorial Scholarship—Established by Brown Stove Works Inc. in memory of John Milne.
The Gerald Moisan Memorial Scholarship— Established by Marianne Moisan and family in honor of her husband.
The Ben S. and Mary W. Moore Scholarship— Established by Ben Moore, prominent Cleveland businessman.
The Timothy A. Moore Memorial Scholarship— Established by family and friends to memorialize Tim Moore, son of the Rev. Glenn and Verna Moore and a Cleveland State student who died in 1980.
The Ann Morelock Memorial Scholarship—Established by family, friends and colleagues of Ann Norman Morelock, former member of the CSCC English faculty.
The Charlie and Jessie Mullinax Memorial Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mullinax, owners of Superior Olds-Cadillac in Cleveland, in memory of his parents.
The Carl L. and Irene M. Murray Scholarship— Established in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Murray.
The Neely Scholarship—Established in 2002 through a bequest from the estate of Opal Neely to assist nursing students.
The David H. Neil Scholarship—Established by Mrs. Bess Neil, owner of Blythewood Farms.
The Alex Nichols Memorial Scholarship—Established to honor Alex Nichols, a twenty—five year employee of Cleveland State who taught mathematics and computer until his retirement in 1994.
The Olin Corporation Scholarship—Established by a gift from the Olin Corporation Charitable Trust.
The Pace Family Memorial Scholarship—Established by Irene Pace Millsaps, professor and assistant dean of Cleveland State, to honor the memory of her mother Margaret Potter Pace, father Arther Charles Pace and brother Johnny Franklin Pace.
The People’s Bank of Polk County Scholarship— Established by the board of directors.
The Permna Color Corporation Scholarship— Established by Permna Color Corporation; Wes Pritchard and Dave Smith, partners.
The Pilot Club of Cleveland Scholarship—Established by the Pilot Club.
The Pioneer Credit Company Scholarship—Established by the directors of Pioneer Credit and John Holden, CEO and Foundation trustee.
The Ann Almond Pope Scholarship—Established in honor of Mrs. Pope by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold C. Almond.
The Walter and Sheila Presswood Family Scholarship— Established by Walter, Sheila, Drew and Emily. Mr. and Mrs. Presswood were members of the first graduating class of Cleveland State in 1969.
The Scott Ratterman Memorial Scholarship— Established by the CSCC Cougar Club in memory of Scott Ratterman, former president of the Cougar Club and strong supporter of Cleveland State.
The Red Food Stores Scholarship—Established by Red Food Stores Inc. of Cleveland.
The Red Wing Exterminating Company Scholarship— Established by the Red Wing Exterminating Company of Chattanooga; Jack Mayfield, president.
The Regions Bank Scholarship—Established by the First Federal and First National American Bank, which became AmSouth Bank of Tennessee.
The River Counties Association of Realtors Scholarship—Established by the executive committee and members of the Cleveland Association of Realtors in 1994.
The Robinson Supply Company/Walter Robinson Scholarship— Established by the Robinson Supply Company.
Susan Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship—Established by friends and family to honor Susan Rodriguez who was Cleveland State’s Grounds Supervisor at the time of her death.
The Jeff and Melanie Rogers Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. Rogers.
The Lisa Vandergriff Rose Memorial Scholarship—Established by faculty members of the Business Department at Cleveland State Community College in memory of Lisa Vandergriff Rose, a faculty member.
The Rotary Noon Day Club Scholarship—Established by the Rotary Club board of directors in 1977.
The Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Rymer Sr. Memorial Scholarship—Established by Magic Chef Inc. and Mrs. C. D. Rymer in memory of S. B. Rymer Sr., prominent Cleveland industrial and business leader and by S. B. Rymer Jr. in memory of his mother.
The J. Robert Savage Memorial Scholarship— Established in honor of Bob Savage, by friends, business associates and his employer, Brown Stove Works, Inc. Mr. Savage was a member of the original faculty at Cleveland State Community College.
The Dr. Scholl Foundation Scholarship—Established by the Dr. Scholl Foundation of Chicago, Ill.
The September 11—Public Service Scholarship—Established by Steve and Debbie Warren to honor public service workers everywhere.
The Sam Fair Sertoma Club of Cleveland—Established by the directors of the club.
The Sue Sharp Scholarship—Established by husband Jim Sharp, educator and real estate developer, in honor of his wife.
The Col. John Smeltzer Memorial Scholarship—Established to honor Col. Smeltzer, psychology instructor, coach and counselor and one of the original college staff members who died in 1976; provided by fellow staff members and Cleveland State alumni.
The Hank Smith Scholarship—Established by Henry F. “Hank” Smith, owner of McDonald’s Restaurants in Cleveland.
The Specialty Chemical Company Scholarship— Established by Specialty Chemical Company, Inc.; Lester Simerville, president.
The Charles H. Sprankle Memorial Foundation Scholarship—Established by the Charles H. and Martha V. Sprankle Foundation to honor the memory of Charles H. Sprankle, who had many family ties to the Cleveland area.
The Stamper’s Scholarship—Established by Clarke and Joe Stamper, owners of Stamper’s Furniture Co. in Cleveland and longtime supporters of the Cleveland State scholarship program.
The Dr. Cecil H. and Annette Stanbery Scholarship—Established by Dr. and Mrs. Stanbery.
The James M. Stubbs Sr. Scholarship—Established by the Legal Assistant Advisory Committee to honor the founding department chairman of the legal assistant and criminal justice programs on his retirement.
The SunTrust Scholarship—Established by Merchants Bank in 1981 and increased by American National Bank and Trust Co. in 1992.
The Frances E. Taylor Scholarship—Established by Mrs. Frances Taylor.
The Paul B. (Toby) Taylor Sr. Memorial Scholarship—Established by Mrs. Frances Taylor in memory of her husband, a prominent grocer in Cleveland.
The Mr. and Mrs. George Thorogood Sr. Scholarship—Established by a gift from Mr. and Mrs. George Thorogood Sr. Mr. Thorogood was a civic and business leader, having served as president of the Merchants Bank and a charter trustee with the Cleveland State Community College Foundation.
The William E. “Bill” Torrence Scholarship—Established upon the final disbursement of the assets of the Bradley Healthcare Foundation to honor a man who had a major impact on healthcare in Bradley County.
The Harry Trewhitt and Family (or Children) Scholarship—Established in 1992 by Harry Trewhitt, Foundation trustee.
The Katharine B. Trewhitt Scholarship—Initiated by the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Cleveland to honor Mrs. Trewhitt who retired as assistant professor emeritus of English at Cleveland State following a lifelong career in Bradley County public education.
The David Vandiver Memorial Scholarship— Established by friends and family of David Vandiver, former Cleveland State instructor and director of the Bradley/Polk County Vocational-Technical Center, who died in a plane crash in October 1977.
The Ann Vaughn Memorial Scholarship—Established through a bequest of Ann Vaughn.
The VFW Scholarship—Established by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2598 of Cleveland. The Edward G. Sharpe Vietnam Veterans Scholarship-Established by the Edward G. Sharpe Chapter of Vietnam Veterans.
The Betsy Vines Memorial Scholarship—Established by the family, friends and members of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church to honor the memory of Betsy Vines, a teacher at Cleveland Middle School and community activist on behalf of children.
The Paul and Lela Wagner Family Scholarship—Established by David, Rex and Joe in honor of their parents, Paul and Lela Wagner.
The Hugh G. Walker Family Scholarship—Established by Hugh W. Walker III, a Foundation trustee and a former Cleveland State Community College women’s basketball coach.
The Watson’s Supermarkets Scholarship—Established by Watson’s Supermarkets Inc. with locations in Cleveland and Benton.
The Pledger L. and Jacquelynn Adams Wattenbarger Scholarship—Established by Pledger L. and Jacquelynn Adams Wattenbarger.
The Westvaco Company Scholarship—Established by the Westvaco Corporation Container Division and the Westvaco Virginia Folding Box Division of Cleveland.
The Wholesale Supply Group Inc. Scholarship—Established by Wholesale Supply Group Inc.; Lloyd D. Rogers, president.
The Woman’s Club of Cleveland Scholarship—Established by the Woman’s Club of Cleveland. The Wright Brothers Construction Scholarship— Established by Wright Brothers Construction.
The Fred E. and Phyllis B. Zeller Scholarship—Established by Mr. and Mrs. Zeller. Mr. Zeller retired as president of Hardwick Stove Company.
Scholarship Funds in Progress
These scholarships were started with the goal of eventually raising enough money to provide an award. Anyone wishing to contribute to any fund or establish a new scholarship is encouraged to do so by contacting the Foundation Office at (423) 478-6206.
James Cigliano Scholarship—Established by friends and family to honor his 38 years of service to the students at Cleveland State.