Avo Anderson Memorial Education Scholarship Endowment
Ms. Lena Avo Anderson established this scholarship endowment to help young men and women get a college education. Having spent her working career as a teacher, Ms. Anderson had a strong desire to help young people attain an education.
Ms. Anderson graduated from Tennessee Polytechnic Institute (TPI) in 1937 with a degree in history. After graduation she began her teaching career and continued her education, graduating in 1952 with an MA degree in English from Peabody. She then continued teaching and ultimately taught English at Tennessee Technological University from 1965 to 1974.
Scholarships associated with Avo Anderson Memorial Education Scholarship Endowment