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Wartrace’s Sarah Thomas receives Motlow Foundation Rhonda and Max Jarrell Nursing Scholarship

Sarah Thomas, a Motlow nursing student from Wartrace, was recently awarded the Rhonda and Max Jarrell Nursing Scholarship for the 2018-19 academic year. The scholarship is provided through the Motlow College Foundation. Pictured, from left, are Dr. Michael Torrence, Motlow president, Sarah Thomas, Rhonda “Roni” Jarrell, and Max Jarrell.

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Shelbyville’s Carolina Villanueva receives Motlow Foundation Scholarships

Carolina Villanueva, a Motlow nursing student from Shelbyville, was recently awarded the Harton Hospital Auxiliary Nursing Scholarship and the Bell-Harrison Scholarship for the 2018-19 academic year.

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Winchester’s Gena Southern receives John and Martha Scarbrough Scholarship through Motlow Foundation

Gena Southern, a Motlow nursing student from Winchester, was recently awarded the John and Martha Scarborough Scholarship for the 2018-19 academic year.

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Tullahoma’s Claire Mason nominated for Tennessee Board of Regents Excellence Award

Claire Mason, a Motlow State Community College sophomore from Tullahoma, has been nominated for the 2019 Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) Statewide Outstanding Achievement & Recognition (SOAR) Student Excellence Award for community colleges in Tennessee.

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Hillsboro’s Haley Hinshaw awarded Rachel Gamble Memorial Scholarship through Motlow Foundation

Haley Hinshaw of Hillsboro was recently awarded the Rachel Gamble Memorial Scholarship through the Motlow College Foundation. The scholarship was established earlier this year in memory of Rachel Gamble, a former Motlow student and softball player who passed away in April after a brief illness.

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Motlow College Foundation holds third annual Scholarship Reception

The Motlow College Foundation recently held a reception to thank Foundation scholarship donors and to honor students who received scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year.

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Resource Fair connects Motlow students with community resources

Kristi Anthony, far left, from Shelbyville, discusses the Tennessee Reconnect program with Dwight Fox, director of south-central Tennessee Reconnect, at the first annual Community Resource Fair on the Moore County campus of Motlow State Community College.

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Motlow graduates lead the way in Honors Transfer Fellowships to MTSU

Six Motlow State Community College graduates were recently awarded an Honors Transfer Fellowship to MTSU. The fellowship is the highest academic award for transfer students entering MTSU. The six Motlow graduates represent the most Fellows from any institution in the country, as only 30 Honors Transfer Fellowships, drawn from many majors and a wide variety of colleges and universities, are awarded each year by MTSU.

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All Motlow campuses to observe Fall Break Oct. 12 - 16

Motlow State Community College will observe Fall Break Oct. 12 – 16, according to college officials.

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Motlow's Hollie Yokley receives Coca-Cola scholarship through Phi Theta Kappa

Hollie Yokley, a Motlow State sophomore from McMinnville, was recently selected as a 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and received a $1,000 scholarship. She is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) members nationwide, and one of two Motlow sophomores this year, to receive the award.

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Motlow’s Brandy Brown receives Coca-Cola scholarship through Phi Theta Kappa

Brandy Brown, a sophomore from Hillsboro, was recently selected as a 2018 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and received a $1,000 scholarship. She is one of 207 PTK members nationwide to receive the award.

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Motlow awarded $250,000 grant for Middle College Mechatronics

Motlow State Community College will receive a $250,000 state grant to help high school students earn two-year degrees in the high-demand field of mechatronics. The two-year grant will support Motlow’s Middle College Mechatronics (MCM) program at Warren County High School (WCHS) in McMinnville and Oakland High School in Murfreesboro.

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Motlow Dual Enrollment Students recognized for Community Service by Smyrna Rotary Club

Six Motlow State Community College Dual Enrollment students who attend LaVergne High School were recently recognized at a Smyrna Rotary Club meeting where Motlow President Michael Torrence was the featured speaker.

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Motlow to close August 23 for Fall Convocation

All Motlow State Community College campuses will be closed Thursday, Aug. 23, to permit faculty and staff to attend fall convocation. All campuses will reopen and resume normal business hours on Friday, Aug. 24.

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Motlow graduate Parker Hildreth shares his Passion for the Natural World

Parker Hildreth, a recent Motlow graduate from Smithville, knows what makes him “tick” when it comes to his passion for the world of nature. Whether it is studying crayfish in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, or researching salmon in the rugged wilderness of Idaho, Hildreth has a fascination with the diversity and complexity of the natural world.

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Motlow and Warren County High School have success with Dual Enrollment Mechatronics program

The partnership between Warren County High School (WCHS) and Motlow State Community College is experiencing a high level of success through the Dual Enrollment Mechatronics program. Twenty-seven WCHS students graduated from the program for the 2017-18 academic year.

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Motlow employees Estelle Davis and Michelle Griffith reconnect with their education

Estelle Davis and Michelle Griffith, have a lot in common, including being Motlow State employees. The Motlow connection became even stronger when both recently became Motlow graduates. When Motlow President Michael Torrence conferred degrees at the 48th Annual Commencement Ceremony in May that recognized the Smyrna campus students, Davis and Griffith were among the 300 students who received degrees. In his opening remarks Dr. Torrence paid special recognition to the Motlow duo.

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Tennessee Promise students face July 1st deadline

All current and incoming Motlow State Community College Tennessee Promise students have until July 1st to complete and submit eight hours of community service in order to remain eligible for the Tennessee Promise scholarship.

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