Recipient of Nick Dunagan WestStar Leadership Scholarship announced
Posted: Friday, December 24, 2010 12:02 am
The Press 12/23
The University of Tennessee at Martin has awarded the 2011 Nick Dunagan Scholarship to Roe Hughes of Dresden. Hughes is the son of Roe and Andrea Hughes of Dresden. Andrea Hughes is an alumnus of WestStar, class of 2009.
Dr. Nick Dunagan, University of Tennessee at Martin chancellor emeritus, was one of the founders of the WestStar Leadership Program. The scholarship was established in his honor to be awarded to a WestStar alumnus dependent who is enrolled at UT Martin. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a student who has proven leadership skills and/or displays leadership potential. Preference is given to those students who have displayed a high level of academic achievement and who have a proven record of community/university involvement.
To be considered for this scholarship, students must apply to the WestStar Leadership Office. The WestStar Board of Trustees selected the recipient of this scholarship at its annual December board meeting.
Hughes is a junior finance major, Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity president and delegate on the Interfraternity Council and serves on the Undergraduate Alumni Council.