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UT CIS was proud to announce the recipients of the Philip Trauernicht Memorial Scholarship for Rural Leaders during the Tennessee Economic Development Council (TEDC) Day on the Hill in Nashville on February 25.
Allyson Hinson Dickey, Perry County Chamber and Anna Beth Walker, Claiborne County will receive full tuition and lodging to attend the four-day Tennessee Basic Economic Development Course (TBEDC) in May of 2020. This scholarship is awarded to economic and community development practitioners in rural counties of Tennessee with less than five years of experience.
The annual scholarship was created in memoriam of Philip Trauernicht, a 30-year TNECD veteran of economic and community development in Tennessee. His service and dedication supported the creation of thousands of jobs and millions of dollars across the state’s 95 counties. He worked closely with communities and industry to get the much-needed resources to rural and distressed areas of Tennessee.
Special thanks to Philip’s family, colleagues and the donors who have made the Philip Trauernicht Memorial Scholarship for Rural Leaders possible. To donate to the scholarship, click HERE.