Regional businesses and alumni of Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens, Tenn., have made donations to the college's Proud Heritage, Strong Future campaign. The $16 million campaign has four funding priorities: annual fund support, student scholarships, academic support and facility enhancements, including the construction of a new 30,000-square-foot campus center.
SouthEast Bank has pledged to fund four $7,000 scholarships per year for TWC students. The $28,000 per year commitment is in addition to $183,000 the bank has already invested in student scholarships at the college. The SouthEast Bank Scholars program is designed to identify and reward deserving students throughout the region.