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Vol State and TSU Award Science Research Scholarships

Submitted on June 20, 2011 at 8:54 AM

Kerry Siegrist of Lebanon is the first Volunteer State Community College Student to receive a new Tennessee State University scholarship, as part of a unique research program designed to produce more graduates in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Seigrist is a graduate in engineering at Vol State. He receives a $5000 scholarship to TSU, continuing work in research that he started as a Vol State student. The program, funded by a Tennessee Board of Regents Access and Diversity grant, is open to Vol State Math and Science students in coming years.

Pictured left to right: Dr. S. Keith Hargrove, Dean of the College of Engineering, Technology and Computer Science at TSU; Nancy Morris, Dean of Math and Science at Vol State; Kerry Siegrist, student; and Kevin Woods, engineering instructor.

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