The scholarship honors Dr. John Burton and Dr. Tom O'Neal for over 75 years of combined service to the physics department and the college.
The scholarship honors Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, Denver Childress, who served the college with distinction from 1967-2001
The scholarship honors the memory of the late Albert R. Sloan
The scholarship honors Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, Dr. Howard Chitwood, and his wife JoAnn. Dr. Chitwood served a distinguished career in the mathematics department from 1957-1995, and Mrs. Chitwood was an administrator in the alumni office.
The scholarship honors the enduring legacy of Dr. Vanaman by providing financial assistance to an outstanding mathematics major.
A total of 203 students from Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, and Sevier Counties participated in the competition.
Junior physics major Zack Brubaker was awarded a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Internship to study in the summer of 2011 at Princeton Plasma Lab.
Senior physics major Hannah Whitaker went to the land down under for the 2011 spring semester to study at the University of Sydney in Australia
Senior physics Jacob Utting combined his interests in physics and music by spending the 2011 spring semester at the Contemporary Music Center in the Nashville area.