The Transylvania Fund supports scholarships for outstanding students and provides for the greatest needs of Pioneers, all while bolstering Transy’s national reputation.
Anna Tussey ’13 is a language teacher at Louisville’s John F. Kennedy Montessori Elementary School, a researcher who has worked with Guatemalan-Maya students, the children of indigenous immigrants, and the new board chair of a nonprofit called the Guatemalan Educational Outreach.
Alums Allison Conder ’14 and Nzinga Donovan ’13 founded the nonprofit Kairos International to invest in the soul, mind and skills of young adults in developing nations.
The Legacy Scholarship will award $8,000 over four years to eligible students whose parents, stepparents, grandparents or siblings have attended Transylvania or are currently enrolled.
Albert “Al” Prewitt ’57, a top athlete during his Transylvania career, passed away Oct. 8 at age 86.
Emily Hayes ’19 says the support she received at Transy helped her build an undergraduate career worthy of the Shearer Scholarship and, ultimately, of acceptance into the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.
Whether working for his dad’s landscaping company on sweltering summer days in Paris, Kentucky, or watching carbon quantum dots fluoresce red in the lab, or tutoring peers at Transy, Daniel Cooper ’19 is drawn to perceptible results — that “something tangible you can see.”
Three men who stood together as college students during the troublesome Vietnam War era now stand together in the face of a different sort of struggle.
Christine Phipps ’19, who received an American Institute of Chemists Award, answers a few questions about her path to chemistry.
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