EWI Of Chattanooga Reinforces Community Focus With $10,665 Scholarship To UTC

Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Chancellor Steven Angle accepts a check for the Jean Bradford Memorial Scholarship from members of the Chattanooga Chapter of EWI.  From left, Terry Denniston, UTC; Catherine Cox, Lyndhurst Foundation; Delores Lewis, United Way; Ani Yacoubian, Yacoubian Tailors; Rebecca Bishop, Reliance Partners; Heather Burrell, MCA; UTC Chancellor Steven Angle; Kristina Smith, First Tennessee Bank; Tammy Hargis, MCA; Barbara Verhine, UTC; and Margaret Browning, Coca Cola.
Chancellor Steven Angle accepts a check for the Jean Bradford Memorial Scholarship from members of the Chattanooga Chapter of EWI. From left, Terry Denniston, UTC; Catherine Cox, Lyndhurst Foundation; Delores Lewis, United Way; Ani Yacoubian, Yacoubian Tailors; Rebecca Bishop, Reliance Partners; Heather Burrell, MCA; UTC Chancellor Steven Angle; Kristina Smith, First Tennessee Bank; Tammy Hargis, MCA; Barbara Verhine, UTC; and Margaret Browning, Coca Cola.

Executive Women International of Chattanooga has donated $10,665 to UTC. Since chartering in 1987, EWI of Chattanooga has contributed more than $200,000 to scholarship donations at area schools. The scholarships are specifically designated for single mothers.

“Being able to present this contribution to the scholarship is one of my favorite things at this time of year,” said Kristina H. Smith, EWI president. “EWI representatives are so proud to be able to contribute to the success and growth of the scholarship recipients, right here in Chattanooga.”

Connections, Careers, and Community is the tagline of EWI, fulfilled through connection and promotion of member companies, career-enhancing professional development and community involvement. For more information about EWI or membership, visit the chapter website ewichattanooga.org

 


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