Lovejoy graduate studies scholarships awarded to 31 students
Published 7:27 pm Wednesday, July 11, 2018
CORRECTION: Five names were inadvertently left off the list of scholarship winners that published in Wednesday’s newspaper.
The Hatton Lovejoy Graduate Studies Fund Committee of Fuller E. Callaway Foundation announced this week the awarding of scholarship grants totaling $300,000 to 31 graduate school students from this area.
Funds for the graduate scholarships were provided by a bequest in the will of Fuller E. Callaway, III, who died in 1971. Scholarship grants under the program vary according to the cost of attendance of the individual applicants and are renewable based on the applicant’s satisfactory academic performance.
The students, graduate schools they will attend and the degrees they are seeking are as follows:
Emily Anderson, Medical College of Georgia, Medical Doctor
Chloe Battle, Emory University, Master of Science in Nursing
Cherise Costley, LaGrange College, Master of Arts in Teaching
Grace Curtis, University of Georgia, Juris Doctor
De’sa Fuller, LaGrange College, Education Specialist
Evan Genova, Medical College of Georgia, Medical Doctor
Brittany Gill, Medical College of Georgia, Medical Doctor
Megan Hale, Georgia State University, Master of Science in Education
Ashley Hancock, University of West Georgia, Master Early Childhood Education
Alex Hughes, University of Alabama, Master of Library & Information Science
Robert Hunnicutt, Samford University, Juris Doctor
Forrest Johnson, University of Southern California, Master of Public Administration
Katie Jones, LaGrange College, Education Specialist
Graham Kittrell, Indiana University, Master of Anesthesia
Hyun Lee, University Georgia, Pharmacy Doctor
Jacob Lovin, Edward Via Osteopathic Medical, Doctor Osteopathic Medicine
Taylor McCray, LaGrange College, Master of Education
Josh O’Neal, Ohio University, Master of Healthcare Administration
Holly Phillips, University of West Georgia, Master of Arts in English
Laura Lee Pike, Columbus State University, Ed.D. Leadership
Rebekah Ralph, Medical College of Georgia, Ed.D. Education Innovation
Traviera Sewell, Liberty University, Education Specialist
Brittany Shepard, Columbus State University, Master of Education in Art Education
Tara Vaughn, Grand Canyon University, Master of Science in Nursing
Hayes Vinson, Auburn University, Doctor of Audiology
Nyshunda Welch, Columbus State University, Education Specialist
Heather Wescott, University of Mississippi, Pharmacy Doctor
Kalee Whitley, Dental College of Georgia, Dental Doctor
Emily Wiker, University of Alabama, Nurse Practitioner
Jade Williford, Liberty University, Master of Education in School Counseling
The graduate studies scholarship grants were open to any person enrolled or accepted in any accredited post graduate program of study.
First preference is given to children of former employees of Callaway Mills who graduated from high school in Troup County (LaGrange, Hogansville, and West Point, GA) and who currently live in Troup County, Georgia.
Second preference was given to those who currently live in Troup County, Georgia who graduated from high school in Troup County, Georgia.
Third preference was given to those who have been employed or lived in Troup County, Georgia for the last five years or more and can demonstrate a likelihood of employment in Troup County after completion of the graduate degree.
For those students within two years of completing their undergraduate degree or graduate degree, if consecutive, residency within Troup County is based on the residency of their parent or guardian.
In accordance with the terms of Mr. Callaway’s will, the Hatton Lovejoy Graduate Studies Fund was established in memory of the late Hatton Lovejoy, a prominent LaGrange attorney.
At the time of his death in April 1964, Lovejoy was Chairman of the Board of Trustees of
Callaway Foundation, Inc., a member of the Board of Directors of Callaway Mills Company and
Vice President of the Fuller E. Callaway Foundation. Fuller E. Callaway, III was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fuller E. Callaway, Jr., and the father of Mark Clayton Callaway.
The Scholarship Fund is administered by a committee consisting of, Ellen Hudson Harris, Joyce Morgan-Young and H. Speer Burdette, III.