The Lisa Ross Parker Foundation Announces Scholarship Winner
BRENTWOOD, TN – May 11th, 2011 - The Lisa Ross Parker Foundation is pleased to announce the winner of the 2011 Lisa Ross Parker Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from Adamsville High School (TN) and started with the Class of 2007. The $2,000 scholarship goes to a student that has been touched by cancer within their immediate family (parents, siblings, grandparents or legal guardian) and is given out each May.
The winner of the scholarship for 2011 is Latisha Jones of Adamsville High School. Latisha was very involved with many activities at while at AHS and within the Adamsville community. She plans on attending Middle Tennessee State University and majoring in chemistry/radiation therapy.
Lisa was a 1986 graduate of Adamsville High School, which is located in West Tennessee (McNairy County). She was a cheerleader at Adamsville High School, played basketball and also ran track. She was very involved with extracurricular activities in both high school and college.
The Lisa Ross Parker Foundation is a charitable foundation founded in 2004 by Janet Ross, and operated by Janet and a small group of committed citizens, dedicated to the memory and charitable legacy of Lisa Ross Parker, whose life was taken at age 33 by leukemia in 2001. The Foundation has raised over $275,000 since it’s inception. For more information, please visit www.lrpfoundation.org.