Dec. 21, 2010
Contact: Tom Tozer 615-898-2919
LOCAL STUDENT RECEIVES SCHOLARSHIP FROM THE TENNESSEE COUNCIL OF COOPERATIVES
MURFREESBORO—The Tennessee Council of Cooperatives (TCC) recently awarded a $750 scholarship to Kelsie Graham of Smyrna, Tenn., a sophomore at Middle Tennessee State University and daughter of Darrell and Angela Graham.
Graham is working toward a bachelor’s degree in animal science with a concentration in horse science. After graduation, she plans to attend graduate school and study equine science.
The young scholar is a member of the MTSU Equestrian Team, Stock Horse Team and Collegiate FFA. She has served as the freshman representative on the Agriculture Council and also has conducted undergraduate research for MTSU Scholars Week.
The TCC is a nonprofit organization established to promote the cooperative form of business through education and promotion of all types of cooperatives.
For more information about Tennessee cooperatives, the Tennessee Council of Cooperatives or the TCC scholarship, please visit http://tennesseecouncilofcoops.org/.
Founded in 1911, Middle Tennessee State University is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution located in Murfreesboro and is the state’s largest public undergraduate institution. MTSU now boasts one of the nation’s first master’s degree programs in horse science, and the Council of Graduate Schools in Washington, D.C., acclaims MTSU’s Master of Science in Professional Science degree—the only one in Tennessee—as a model program. Recently, MTSU unveiled three new doctoral degrees in the sciences.