Pellissippi Strong Luncheon

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Join us on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 for a vibrant keynote by Paula Penson and a celebration of our annual alumni awards, hosted by WATE-TV’s Tearsa Smith.

Paula Penson

Paula Penson
Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel

Tearsa Smith

Tearsa Smith
Anchor, WATE-TV

Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Paula Penson has had a rich and storied career, and yet it is her personal life and the traumas she has experienced, from being raised in deep poverty to surviving cancer, that has forged her character, determination and inspiration to help others.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
11:30am – 1:00pm
Hilton Knoxville Airport

2001 Alcoa Highway, Alcoa, Tennessee, 37701

Individual Tickets are $50 and include lunch.

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Pellissippi State Community College confers two alumni awards at Pellissippi Strong:

Pellissippi State’s Distinguished Alumni Award, announced by FirstBank, highlights an outstanding graduate in recognition of significant professional achievement and service to the community.

The Peggy Wilson Volunteer Alumni Award, sponsored and announced by Discovery Inc, highlights an outstanding graduate in recognition of extraordinary service to the Pellissippi State community.

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Table Sponsors

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Door Prize Sponsor

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•Quarter page advertisement in printed program
•Highlighted on social media
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•Reserved table for 10

•Recognition in printed program
•Thanked on social media
•Listed on website
•Name or logo with link on promotional emails
•Reserved table for 10

•Sign with name or logo on table
•Listed on website
•Reserved table for 10

Support Pellissippi State throughout the year by sponsoring our ongoing efforts to engage and highlight our alumni! Opportunities range from supporting features like “Where are they now Wednesday” to service, professional development, networking events and more.

If you prefer to be invoiced for your sponsorship, please email bsink@pstcc.edu