Peggy Wilson was employed at State Technical Institute (Now Pellissippi State) from 1983 – 2017. At the time of her retirement she was Vice President of College Advancement and Executive Director of the Foundation.
Joe Wilson was employed by State Technical in 1981 as the Director of Computer Services and was instrumental in the building of the new campus which was occupied in 1986. In 1988 State Tech became Pellissippi State.
This scholarship was established to supplement other Foundation scholarships. This scholarship will help students in transfer programs with their needs
The recipient of this scholarship must be a full time student majoring in a college transfer program and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA.
Since 2011, $6,000 has been awarded to 12 students.