Tristan Nixon Wins TVA Power Play Scholarship
UCEMC is proud to announce that Smith County High School senior Tristan Nixon, daughter of Mike and Michele Nixon of Carthage, has been awarded the TVA Power Play Scholarship for 2019. Tristan was one of 30 students receiving the $4,000.00 scholarship for their winning essays outlining professional goals and how they plan to be of service to the community after college graduation. Tristan, shown here with UCEMC General Manager Jimmy Gregory, was honored by TVA at a special luncheon on May 6.
In her essay, Tristan wrote about her childhood dream of becoming a forensic scientist for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.
“This scholarship will help me to achieve my dreams of ensuring the safety of the residents of the Tennessee Valley,” she revealed. “The difference that I hope to make is that the people of the Tennessee Valley will sleep a little more safely and soundly at night knowing that the TBI is watching over them.”
Tristan plans to attend MTSU this fall to begin her journey. The TVA Power Play Scholarship Association hopes the young adults who receive these scholarships will “become tomorrow’s guiding lights by investing their time and talent in community development, personal growth, and team accomplishments.” We look forward to sharing in this young woman’s many victories in the coming years. Congratulations Tristan!