McClanahan receives Food City scholarship

Posted on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at 6:24 pm

Rob Ikard Awards

Candace McClanahan (right) with TGCSA President Rob Ikard at the 2014 Tennessee Grocers Education Foundation Scholarship Award Ceremony, Music City Center in Nashville.

Candace McClanahan of Morristown was recently awarded a $1,500 Food City Scholarship Award from the Tennessee Grocers Education Foundation.

McClanahan was recognized on June 14 at the annual convention of the Tennessee Grocers & Convenience Store Association held at the Music City Center.

A graduate of Morristown Hamblen High School East, McClanahan will attend East Tennessee State University and major in Nursing. Candace, an employee of K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc., is an active athlete and community volunteer.

The Tennessee Grocers Education Foundation presented 148 scholarships this year valued at $161,300 to students in the food industry. Eligible recipients are either employed by TGCSA member firms, or have parents who are full-time employees of a TGCSA member firm.

-From Contributed Reports

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