[Gallatin, TN] — Complete the Dream, an annual dinner benefiting the Volunteer State College Foundation celebrated another successful event this year, thanks to the generous support of our sponsors and guests. The event raised over $65,000 to help further the education of Volunteer State Community College students.
The funds raised during the event will be used to invest in Vol State students through scholarships and student support programs such as student emergency grants and The Feed, the student food pantry. Students’ success stories were showcased at the event, highlighting the impact of investments made through programs like Complete the Dream. Additionally, guests were entertained by magician, motivational speaker, author, and 1995 Vol State alumnus, Jason Michaels.
Our sponsors' unwavering commitment, including the Title Sponsor, Sumner Regional Medical Center, played an essential role in the event's success. We want to extend our heartfelt thank you to every sponsor who supports completing the dream of an education for Vol State students.
- Sumner Regional Medical Center
- Livingston Regional Hospital
- First Horizon Bank
- State Representative Johnny Garrett & Kara Garrett
- Katherine Dake Armstrong
- Pinnacle Financial Partners
- Jim Harding
- David Bate Parsons & Theresa Ball
- Jerry & Wanda Faulkner
- Steve & Melinda Parker
- Mark & Stefanie Carter
- Cliff & Cindy Williamson Charitable Fund
- Volunteer State Bank
- John & Anne Bartek
- Macon Bank & Trust
- The Goddard School
- State Representative William Lamberth
- Cumberland Connects
- Dollar General
- Shirley Arrendale
- Wilson Bank & Trust
- Grace Tomkins
- Bluegrass Beverages
"The commitment to Completing the Dream of an education for Volunteer State Community College students was evident at this year's event! The impactful student testimonies are why we work tirelessly to support our mission. Another fantastic bonus was that our amazing entertainer, Jason Michaels, is a Vol State Alumnus! We are so thankful for our volunteers who help with the event and are deeply grateful for donors who have the heart to invest in the lives of students!" says Vice President for Resource Development and Executive Director of the Foundation, Karen Mitchell.
For more information about Complete the Dream and its impact on student scholarships and support programs, please visit www.volstate.edu/complete-the-dream. To invest in completing the dream of an education for Volunteer State Community College students, don't hesitate to get in touch with the VSCC Foundation Office at (615) 230-3506 or www.volstate.edu/foundation/giving
The Volunteer State College Foundation makes a difference in student's lives every day by awarding scholarships to those who might not otherwise be able to obtain a college education. Our donors make it possible to invest in the future of our community.