Cancer Survivors Awarded Scholarships in Tennessee

The Mid-South Division of the American Cancer Society is pleased to announce that 223 young cancer survivors have each been awarded a $1,000 college scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year. Seventy-one of those recipients are from Tennessee. Scholarships were awarded based on financial need, leadership, academic achievement and community service.

To be eligible, candidates must be under 25, have had a cancer diagnosis before age 21 and be a Mid-South resident. Students must also have a GPA of at least 2.5 and been accepted to an accredited school.

Jessey Ambrose, Mt. Juliet
Shana Atchley, Lebanon
Benjamin Bjork, Murfreesboro
Amy Blevins, Knoxville
Kevin Bolt, Franklin
Jay Wade Burnett, Union City
Stanley Xavier Burnette, Winchester
Brad Cain, Halls
Marko Manuel Miranda Campodonico, Collierville
Kenneth Richard Clark Cooper, Manchester
Natalie Anne Cravens, Henderson
Lacey Darden-Ellis, Dresden
Zachariah Edwards DeGroot, Rockwood
Ashley Dobbs, Gallatin
Cameron Wesley Dodd, Tullahoma
Alissa A. Dower, Oak Ridge
Amy Dysinger, Bon Aqua
Megan Edwards, Lebanon
Benjamin David Facer, Brentwood
Benjamin Hanson Farley, Nashville
John T. Flaugher, III, Franklin
Camille Fraser, Brentwood
Kelly Lynn Greene, Joelton
Lauren Diane Gullett, Germantown
Timothy "Shawn" Hatmaker, Knoxville
Jared Isaac Helms, Taft
Seth Hensley, Kingsport
Erica Grace Holland, Nashville
Victor Blake Houston, Cookeville
Kaylee Huskey, Englewood
Nicholas Jordan, Whitepine
Zachary Kane, Nashville
Paige Litchford, Carthage
Lindell Logan Luck, Halls
Alexander Scott Marcus, Morristown
Alison Beth McFerrin, Sparta
Josh McGill, Joelton
Kristina Brooke Melhorn, Decatur
Courtney Minton, Bluff City
Chelsea Odil, Lebanon
Trevor Ross Overman, Knoxville
Casey Owens, Morristown
Buckley Johnson Parker, Jackson
Lauren Dale Patterson, McMinnville
Avideh Ramezanifar, Nashville
Alexandria Austin Rhoades, Franklin
Ashley Richards, Bluff City
Rachel Richardson, Cottontown
Chelsea Rodman, Mt. Juliet
Jeffery Alan Ross, Oak Ridge
McKeehanon Rue, Athens
Hannah Nichole Scott, Knoxville
Caitlin Elizabeth Sebok, Crossville
Mary Grace Shafer, Franklin
Alyssa Elaine Shirley, Ramer
Jennifer E. Simpson, Crossville
Sara Nicole Smalley, Memphis
Shawnna Michelle Stanfill, Tennessee Ridge
Abbey Glenda Taylor, Friendship
Howard Luxon Upchurch, Jr., Crossville
Devin Urness, Nashville
Ethan Darryl Vaughn, Dayton
Jarrod Seth Vick, Parrottsville
Ashley Washington, Arlington
Jessica Waters, Lavergne
Joshua Wheeler, Signal Mtn
Christiana White, Nashville
James White, Cordova
Christian Wilson, Chapmansboro
Rachel Wyatt, Dover
Derek Evan Wynne, Hermitage