BPW/TN’s $1,000 scholarship winner for 2013 is Kellum Everett, a Dean’s List Scholar at Middle Tennessee State University and president of Women in Science and Engineering.
“Ms. Everett is outstanding in all areas that we were looking for in awarding this scholarship,” said Carolyn Beverly, BPWTN Foundation Chair. “We simply could not have found a better candidate.”
Everett holds a dual B.S. in Anthropology and General Science and has a minor in archaeology.
She has also served as a student leader at the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, AAUW/NASPA at the University of Maryland.
She led a Women in Science ses-sion for ‘at risk’ girls, Martha O’Bryan Center, hosted by Vanderbilt University in February 2013.
She also organized and led “WISE Women Dress for Success Clothing Drive” at MTSU partnering with AAUW. She is a member of Pi Gamma Mu International Honors Society and a McNair Scholar.
Keesha Klinck of Adamsville, Tenn., won the Aspiring Leaders of Tomorrow award from BPW/TN and was honored at the June convention. She is a Jackson State Community College student and will receive her Associates of Science in Business Administration with Honors in December.
“I already feel honored to have received this scholarship. Now to have my bio in the newsletter for such a wonderful group of women to read is so exciting!” Klinck said.
“She is an outstanding winner, and we are proud to have her join Jackson Area BPW as well,” said Beth Bates, who serves on the Aspiring Leaders committee.
Klinck resides in McNairy County with her husband and two children.
“I’m looking forward to getting involved with BPW,” she said.
While attending Jackson State, she has become a member of Phi Theta Kappa and received the Outstanding Service Learning Award.
She was nominated for the Who's Who Among Students In American Universities & Colleges and earned her Level I Tutor certification.
After graduation she plans to attend the University of Memphis pursuing her Bachelors of Professional Studies in Non-Profit Administration with a minor in Public Administration.
Keesha is chairman of the Adamsville Reach Out/ Angel Tree Christmas Assistance Program and an American Cancer Society Look Good Feel Better Consultant.