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The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has announced it is awarding scholarships worth $742,000 to 328 students, including 32 from Cheatham County.

The Community Foundation scholarships, established by individuals, companies and civic groups, will assist students with tuition and other school-related expenses. The scholarship committee considers applicants’ academic records, test scores, extracurricular activities, work experience, community involvement and personal recommendations.

“The Community Foundation has helped thousands access educational opportunities they might otherwise have been unable to afford by connecting them with the generosity of others,” said Ellen Lehman, president of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. “This year we are honored to help hundreds more improve their futures, and the futures of their families, through the transformation offered by an education.”

The 2020 scholarship recipients from Cheatham County are:

Emma C. Hunt from Sycamore High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

Ashley N. Hamblin from Cheatham County Central High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend Middle Tennessee State University.

Bailey E. Millett from Pleasant View Christian School received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

Catherine E. Burgan from Harpeth High School received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend George Washington University.

Bryan F. Ham from Cheatham County Central High received the Community Bank and Trust Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Cadiz Cantwell from Harpeth High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend Clemson University.

Chandler R. Edgin from Pleasant View Christian School received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend Welch College.

Derek E. Schmidt from Sycamore High received the John E. Mayfield Scholarship for Sycamore High School to attend Austin Peay State University.

Grant E. Patterson from Harpeth High received the Jimmy Edwards Scholarship and Community Bank and Trust Scholarship to attend Western Kentucky University.

Grayson Scott from Harpeth High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend Columbia University.

Jared D. McCoy from Sycamore High received the John E. Mayfield Kiwanis Club of Cheatham County Scholarship to attend Freed-Hardeman University.

Kyle B. Spurlock from Sycamore High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.

Tyler Maynard from Sycamore High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend Middle Tennessee State University.

Aleleah Fuerte from Cheatham County Central High received the John E. Mayfield Scholarship for Cheatham County Central High School to attend Austin Peay State University.

Breanna M. Cook from Cheatham County Central High received the Isaac Wilson Carney II Scholarship to attend Tennessee Technological University.

Caia G. Lytle from Pleasant View Christian School received the John E. Mayfield Scholarship for Pleasant View Christian School to attend Welch College

Elizabeth G. Wallace from Sycamore High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend Belmont University.

Emily M. Groth Poteet from Cheatham County Central High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend Austin Peay State University.

Gracie A. Pemberton from Cheatham County Central High received the Isaac Wilson Carney II Scholarship to attend Austin Peay State University.

Heather D. Curtis of Pleasant View from Ezell-Harding Christian School received the William Thomas McHugh and Lou Gower McHugh Scholarship to attend Nashville School of Law.

Jenna L Baker from Sycamore High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Jessica J. Bumpus from Cheatham County Central High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend Austin Peay State University.

Jessica M. Massey from Harpeth High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend the University of Alabama.

Oliva J. Zerkle from Harpeth High received the John E. Mayfield Scholarship for Harpeth High School to attend Austin Peay State University.

Payton M. Corlew from Harpeth High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend the University of Mississippi.

Presley S. Rochelle from Sycamore High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship, the Dody Boyd Scholarship and Community Education Scholarship to attend Austin Peay State University.

Scarlett E. Canada from Cheatham County Central High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship, the Dody Boyd Scholarship and Community Education Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee.

Shelby N. Adcock from Cheatham County Central High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend Tennessee Technological University.

Taylor M. Duncan from Sycamore High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend Austin Peay State University.

Trish D. Nguyen from Harpeth High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

Rhian Schliwa from Harpeth High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

William D. Pendleton from Sycamore High received the Cheatham County Community Foundation Scholarship to attend Freed-Hardeman University.

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