NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Bridgestone Americas Inc. awarded scholarships to two minority high school students during the recent TriState Minority Supplier Development Council (TSMSDC) Impact Awards Event.
This marks the 14th year the council has awarded scholarships.
Recipients were Khadija Bangura, who plans to attend Spelman College in Atlanta, and John King, who plans to attend the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga.
The TSMSDC Education Foundation assists at-risk graduating high school seniors, and has awarded more than $1.6 million in scholarships to 306 students since its inception in 1994.
A nonprofit organization that covers Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia, the TSMSDC is one of 24 affiliate councils under the National Minority Supplier Development Council.