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Motlow State Community College
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Lynchburg, TN 37352-8500
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Shipp Family Trust Funds Two New Scholarships through
Motlow Foundation

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Seated from left are, Dr. MaryLou Apple, president of Motlow, Nancy Wagner, wife of second president, Kathy Glass, wife of third president and Jan Rogers, director of advancement for Motlow. Standing from left, are, former president Dr. Harry Wagner, John and Reba Shipp, their son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Stacey Shipp and former president Dr. Frank Glass.

July 28, 2011

Dr. and Mrs. John Shipp, of Atlantic Beach, Florida, recently met with Motlow College officials during a luncheon to finalize and make official their donation to the Motlow College Foundation. The Shipps, formerly of Tullahoma, have established two new scholarships for Motlow students in honor of Katherine Knowles Glass and Nancy Wilson Wagner, wives of former Motlow presidents.

As donors of the scholarships, Dr. and Mrs. Shipp expressed their wish to honor the contributions made to Motlow and the community by the spouses of the presidents. Reba Shipp expanded, "A spouse's support, their time and dedication are all very important to the success of the College."

In honor of Kathy Glass, wife of Motlow's third president Dr. Frank Glass, an annual Katherine Knowles Glass Honors Scholarship will be awarded to a second year Honors student pursuing a degree in business/technology, mathematics or natural science. The merit scholarship of $5,000 is to be given in equal distributions of $2,500 each for the fall and spring semesters.

In honor of Nancy Wagner, wife of Motlow's second president Dr. Harry Wagner, an annual Nancy Wilson Wagner Nursing Scholarship will be awarded to a second year nursing student. The award of $6,000 is to be given in equal distributions of $3,000 each for the fall and spring semesters.

Selection criteria for the scholarships include grade point average (GPA) and financial need.

Jan Rogers, director of advancement at Motlow, said, "We are very grateful for the Shipps' generosity and their support of our students. Scholarships are essential in working toward our goal of graduating students without the burden of student loan debt."

For additional information about the Motlow College Foundation visit <> or contact the Director of Advancement Jan Rogers by calling 931-393-1692 or email: