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Pellissippi Strong Luncheon

Pellissippi Strong Luncheon

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Join us on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 for an engaging keynote by Dr. Keith Gray, President of The University of Tennessee Medical Center, and a celebration of our annual alumni awards, hosted by WATE-TV’s Tearsa Smith.

Tuesday, April 2, 202411:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Hilton Knoxville Airport
2001 Alcoa Highway, Alcoa, Tennessee, 37701

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Keith Gray
President, The University of Tennessee Medical Center

Tearsa Smith

Tearsa Smith
Anchor, WATE-TV

Keynote Speaker Sponsor

Media Sponsor

Dr. Keith Gray is recognized for outstanding patient care, compassion, and leadership. He feels called to serve and empower others while working to eliminate health disparities in East Tennessee.
Read More About Dr. Gray

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 by Clayton, highlights an outstanding graduate in recognition of extraordinary service to the Pellissippi State community.

Sponsorship Form and Registration

Students Strong Sponsor

Premium Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors

Arconic logo
BMA Logo
Butch Peccolo and David Martin Sponsorship image
Chris Chandler and Rachel Zizka Sponsorship image
CNS Y12 logo
ICC International logo
KUB logo
Leadership Knoxville logo
Pinnacle Financial Partners logo
Regions bank logo
The IT Company logo
UCOR logo

Table Sponsors

  • Bellevue University
  • Blount Memorial Hospital
  • Community Tectonics Architects, Inc.
  • First Horizon Bank
  • Anna Graham
  • Johnson Architecture
  • Knox Education Foundation
  • Leadership Blount Class of 2024
  • Maryville College
  • MBI Companies
  • Aneisa and Curtis Rolen
  • Tellico Reservoir Development Agency
  • Tennessee Strategies
  • Rosalyn Tillman
  • Nancy Voith
  • Dr. Patty Weaver
  • Peggy Wilson
  • Dr. L. Anthony Wise, Jr.

Door Prize Sponsor

Can’t make it, but still want to support Pellissippi State students?
Click here to donate today and designate “Pellissippi Strong Luncheon.”

If you have questions or would like more information, email