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State Treasurer Lillard to Award $10,000 in TNStars Scholarships to 10 Tennessee Families


Nashville, TN- On Friday, January 6, 2016, State Treasurer David, H. Lillard, Jr. will present scholarships to winners of the TNStars, 10 Kids: $10,000 Scholarship Giveaway. Over 2,550 families registered for the contest. whihc was promoted during the month of December. Each winner will be presented a $1000 scholarship into a TNStars account. The scholarships will be presented to the winners and their families during a special event at the Tennessee State Capitol tomorrow from 4-6PM. 

WHO:  State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr., TNStars College Savings Team, Scholarship winners and their families (listed below) and other special guests
WHAT: TNStars, 10 Kids: $10,000 Scholarship Presentation

WHEN: Friday, January 6, 2016 from 4-6 PM
WHERE: Tennessee State Capitol, 1st Floor  

Scholarship Winners




Scott Morgan


Margaret Morgan

15 years old

Blair Stefanescu


Ruben & Daniela Stefanescu

3 years old

Amanda Homco


Bridgette Homco

1 month old

William Nelson


William Nelson Jr.

7 years old

Harriet Dittfurth

Great Grand-mother

Saylor Gojkovic

10 months old

Miranda Wilson


Katherine Wilson

17 years old

Joe Kimery


Vivian Corn

5 years old

Randall Webb


Saylor Hall

17 months old

Remon Farhat


Ethan Farhat

8 years old

Ricardo Fonseca


Brandon Fonseca

11 years old

* Beneficiaries are the children to be presented the $1,000 scholarship awards. 

4:00-4:30 pm Arrival; Individual photos taken with each scholarship recipient

4:30-4:50 pm Scholarship Presentation in the Old Supreme Court Chambers

4:50-5:00 pm Guests will be directed outside for a final group photo on the main staircase

5:00-6:00 pm Guests will be invited to take part in a guided tour of the State Capitol

About TNStars: 
Nationally ranked for investment performance, TNStars is designed to give Tennessee families high quality investment options at a low cost to help them put aside money for higher education expenses. Tennesseans can invest directly with the program and money can be withdrawn tax-free from a TNStars account as long as it is used for qualified post-secondary education expenses. Funds invested in TNStars 529 accounts can be used at any post-secondary institution that accepts Federal Financial Aid, including four-year public or private universities, and college of applied technologies in or outside the state of Tennessee.

For more information about the TNStars College Savings 529 program, visit TNStars.com.


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