BMA and Rolen Family Pledge

BarberMcMurry Architects and the family of Curtis and Aneisa Rolen have made a combined $60,000 pledge to Pellissippi State Community College in memory of former BarberMcMurry partners Robert (Bob) Parrott and David Wooley. Parrott and Wooley were each former chairs Continue Reading …

Betsy Boyd Scholarship

The Betsy Boyd Second Year Scholarship was established by Caroline P. Norris in honor of Betsy Boyd, who retired last spring after serving at Pellissippi State for 30 years – the last 20 years as counselor at the Blount County Continue Reading …

Ways to Give

By Sherri Gardner Howell My husband and I are not wealthy in financial dollars, so we are careful to assess that the organizations we support are good stewards of our donations. I know that to be true at Pellissippi. With Continue Reading …

Finding Opportunities

Finding Opportunities Dalyssa Webb was one semester away from graduating from Pellissippi State when her father’s car accident in December 2017 left him temporarily disabled. “All these medical bills were stacking up, and by the beginning of the spring 2018 Continue Reading …

Jim and Natalie Haslam

“I was the first person in my family to attend college and earn a degree. It changed the trajectory of my life and my family’s life forever. Pellissippi State provides access to opportunity and tools for students to be successful. Continue Reading …

Steve and Ruth West

“Blount County’s trademark is that we work together to achieve success. In my years on the Industrial Development Board, as Mayor of the City of Maryville and as a business owner, I have seen Blount County expand in ways we Continue Reading …

Ross K. Bagwell Sr.

“We are very fortunate to have Pellissippi State Community College and their audio/video production program along with all of the production companies in Knoxville that produce programming for cable networks. Knoxville is now the third largest center for cable television Continue Reading …