Lovejoy Graduate Studies Scholarships awarded to 36
The Hatton Lovejoy Graduate Studies Fund Committee of Fuller E. Callaway Foundation recently announced the award of scholarship grants totaling $267,600 to 36 outstanding 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:
Carrie Blankenship, LaGrange College, education specialist
Jacob Boccucci, Medical College of Georgia, medical doctor
Elly Brown, Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception, masters in theology
Maggie Brown, University of Mississippi, education specialist
William Carson, University of West Georgia, master of Science in Nursing
Clay Dodson, Georgia Institute of Technology, masters in mechanical engineering
Christa Evans, University of Mississippi, Juris Doctorate
Zach Giddens, University of North Georgia, masters in kinesiology
Donte Gilbert, Liberty University, Doctorate in education
Vacher Hammett, LaGrange College, masters in education
Amy Hicks, Valdosta State University, masters in education
Taylor Livingston, University of St. Augustine, doctorate of occupational therapy
Lauren Lovin, Georgia Institute of Technology, masters in analytics
Ryan McArthur, University of West Georgia, master of science in nursing
Brad Miller, LaGrange College, masters in education
Hunter Milliman, Samford University, Juris Doctorate
Ashley Murphy, Auburn University, doctorate of pharmacy
Jake Murphy, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, master of divinity
Jud Newman, Columbus State University, masters in education
Anna-Maria Palma, University of West Georgia, masters in speech pathology
John Parker, Medical College of Georgia, medical doctor
James Pope, Mercer University, doctor of physical therapy
Trinton Prater, University of Iowa, masters in composition music theory
Thomas Prater, Mary Baldwin University, masters in fine arts
Kolby Sanchez, LaGrange College, masters in mental health counseling
Traveria Sewell, Liberty University, doctorate in education
Canon Skinner, University of West Georgia, masters in education
Morgan Skinner, Georgia Southern University, masters in communication sciences
Bridget Smith, LaGrange College, education specialist
Caitlin Snyder, LaGrange College, masters in education
Karsin Spinks, University of Louisville, doctorate of audiology
Caroline Templeton, Auburn University, master of accountancy
Caroline Todd, University of Virginia, masters in education
Katie Trent, LaGrange College, masters in education
Ryan West, Brigham Young University, masters in computer science
Michelle Williams, University of Massachusetts, master of public health.
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, Georgia, (LaGrange, Hogansville and West Point, Georgia) 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.
The scholarship fund is administered by a committee consisting of Ellen Hudson Harris, Joyce Morgan-Young and Tripp Penn.
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