Outstanding UTC Students Honored At A Reception Hosted By Chambliss Law Firm

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C. hosts the Chattanooga business community at the Stophel Scholars Reception to honor and recognize eight University of Tennessee at Chattanooga students who have shown dedication and excellence in their studies. 

The event will be held on Thursday, March 1 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Chambliss Conference Center, Liberty Tower, 605 Chestnut St., Suite 1700 in Chattanooga.
"Stophel Scholars program connects outstanding students to leaders in Chattanooga’s business community.  The program aims to foster local talent and encourage promising students to build long-lasting mentor relationships with Chattanooga professionals," officials said.

In addition, this annual event honors the legacy of John C. Stophel, a founding member of the firm. Stophel practiced law in the Chattanooga area for more than 50 years and led numerous civic, charitable and religious efforts in the community. Stophel also served as Chairman of the University of Chattanooga Foundation Inc. Board of Trustees.

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