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Scholarship Award Winner Announced for 2019

Congratulations to Matthew Smith who was awarded the Debbie Jones Memorial Scholarship for 2019-2020.

Life Credit Union is pleased to announce the recipient of the second annual Debbie Jones Memorial Scholarship. Congratulations to Matthew Smith, a graduating senior from Martin Luther King, Jr. Magnet School.  He will be attending the University of Tennessee this fall, majoring in Aerospace Engineering.

Matthew Smith - Scholarship Award

Matthew played varsity basketball at MLK Magnet High School, and played trombone in the school band for 5 years. He was voted Senator at Boys State last year. He worked this summer as a lifeguard and has a lawn business in his neighborhood. Matthew also volunteers at the Nashville Humane Association.

Pam Tenpenny, CEO of Life Credit Union remarked, “Matthew Smith is a dedicated and focused young man with a bright future ahead of him. We are delighted that he was selected as this year’s scholarship recipient. We offer our best wishes and much success as he pursues his educational endeavors.”

The Debbie Jones Memorial Scholarship was established to honor Debbie Jones, who was a visionary board member, a faithful supporter and long-time member of Life Credit Union.  Debbie exemplified the true credit union spirit of “people helping people” and we are honored to continue her commitment with this scholarship in her name.

Congratulations to Matthew Smith!

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