Trendy Trunk Establishes Vol State Scholarship

The Trendy Trunk boutique in Hendersonville has established a scholarship to help students at Volunteer State Community College. Deanna Williams, the owner of the store said: “It is important to me, especially this year, to help a student who wouldn’t have otherwise been able to afford tuition or books.” She is shown here (left) with Karen Mitchell (right), executive director of the College Foundation. The scholarship will provide $1000 to a Vol State student through the Volunteer State College Foundation.

Hudgins Memorial Scholarship Awarded

The Robert and Lucy White Hudgins Memorial Scholarship was established by Bill Hudgins to provide tuition for a female Health Sciences or Nursing major at Volunteer State Community College.  This year’s recipient is LaTisha Hill of Gallatin. LaTisha is enrolled in the inaugural class of nursing students at Vol State in Gallatin. Pictured left to right: Karen Mitchell, vice president for Resource Development; LaTisha Hill; and Bill Hudgins, scholarship donor. The Volunteer State College Foundation awards thousands of dollars in scholarships each year.

Use Your TN Promise at Vol State

It’s time for high school seniors to apply for TN Promise and explore where to use it. We have hundreds of TN Promise students join us each year. Here are five reasons to attend Vol State with TN Promise:

-Student support: from orientation and through advising, we will make your college experience as smooth and efficient as possible.

Vol State Graduate Wins Prestigious State Department Fellowship

Orlinda, Tennessee is 6,934 miles from Beijing, China, but that didn’t stop a young Isabella Greene from dreaming about China and what it was like to live in Asia or Africa, for that matter. She was homeschooled in Robertson County, worked in her parents flower shop in Portland, and found joy in arranging stems and blooms. Greene took her talents to Volunteer State Community College at the age of 19. It didn’t stick. She returned again at age 25. Now the 35 year-old has arrived in Washington, D-C to work on master’s degree at American University.

Foundation Celebrates 30 Years with Dinner Sept. 12

The Volunteer State Community College Foundation is celebrating 30 years of service to the community with a special event on September 12. Complete the Dream will feature wine and bourbon tasting, dinner, and comedy by Rik Roberts. In 30 years the Foundation has raised approximately $16,555,863 and awarded approximately $6,350,032 in student scholarships. The other funds were used for capital projects that included new buildings, new campuses, renovations of older facilities, and many other projects that directly help Vol State students.

Friends of SRMC Scholarship Awarded

The Friends of SRMC (Sumner Regional Medical Center) has awarded its 2018-2019 scholarship for Health Sciences majors at Volunteer State Community College. Since 2010, twelve students have received over $41,000 from the annual scholarship.  Pictured, left to right, are Karen Mitchell, executive director for the Volunteer State College Foundation; Amanda Talbot, the 2018-2019 scholarship recipient; Loretta Visser, president of the Friends of SRMC Board; and Lori Johnson, director of Volunteer Services for SRMC.