At the college level
Posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2011 11:51 am
The Messenger 03.30.11
Heather Elaine Grossner of Troy has been awarded a Julie Alexander Grinalds Memorial Scholarship by the Anne Harris Schneider Chapter of the Lawyers’ Association for Women.
Miss Grossner is currently attending the University of Tennessee College of Law in Knoxville.
She attended high school at Obion County Central High School and is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin, where she received a bachelor of science degree in business administration with a double major in accounting and finance.
While in undergraduate school, she was a member of Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Chi Theta, which she served as secretary in 2008; the Student Government Association, which she served as student defender in 2009 and associate justice in 2008; Beta Gamma Phi; Beta Gamma Sigma Honors Business Fraternity; the Honors Seminar Program; and Chi Omega Sorority, which she served as president in 2009 and new member educator in 2008.
At the College of Law, Miss Grossner is involved in Phi Alpha Delta as a student ambassador, Law Women, the Christian Legal Society and the Business and Tax Law Association. She has volunteered with the Knoxville Saturday Bar and the Volunteer Income Tax Association. She was named to the Dean’s List with high honors for the fall semester. Her special interests and hobbies include golf, tennis and intramural sports.
The qualifications for the scholarship are that the recipient be a resident of any West Tennessee county, except Shelby County, and that the recipient has been accepted to or is attending an accredited law school. In addition, other qualifications considered were academic ability, stability of character and good moral standards, worthiness of assistance, financial need for continuing educational programs and a stated intention to pursue a law career.
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Anna White of Union City, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bart White, has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
She will be honored during an induction convocation in the fall on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.
“NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement,” NSCS CEO and founder Stephen E. Loflin said. “Membership gives students access to a number of amazing benefits including career and networking resources, scholarships, travel and service projects both on campus and in the community.”
NSCS is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first- and second-year college students. Membership is by invitation only, based on grade point average and class standing. NSCS has more than 750,000 lifetime members and 270 chapters in all 50 states, the Distict of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
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