Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century Sponsor American History Scholarship

Sunday, September 22, 2013
Pauline Moore, president of Prudhomme Fort Chapter;  Rebecca King,  
associate professor of English at MTSU; Dorothy W. Potter, honorary state president and National Scholarship chairman of CDXVII Century; and LaVonne Jolley, honorary state president of CDXVII Century.
Pauline Moore, president of Prudhomme Fort Chapter; Rebecca King, associate professor of English at MTSU; Dorothy W. Potter, honorary state president and National Scholarship chairman of CDXVII Century; and LaVonne Jolley, honorary state president of CDXVII Century.

Prudhomme Fort Chapter, CDXVII Century is co-sponsoring (with Thomas Lygon Chapter) The Dorothy Williams Potter Scholarship for American Historic Preservation.  

This scholarship supports students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate Program and also for a PhD in Public History, conducted by the Center for Historic Preservation at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tn.  Dr. Van West of MTSU is the Tennessee state historian.

The scholarship was established in honor of Mrs. Dorothy W. Potter for her many contributions to historic and genealogical research; she is the editor of over 100 historical and genealogical publications and has been listed in Who’s Who of American Women.

The Prudhomme Fort Chapter is one of 13 Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century chapters in Tennessee; historic preservation is a major goal including marking historic sites, honoring Native American life in Tennessee during the Colonial era; and promoting scholarships.

For information on chapter membership, call Pauline Moore at 824-7774.


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