May 4, 2017

Bridgestone Awards Scholarships during TriState Minority Supplier Development Council Impact Awards Event

Bridgestone Americas (Bridgestone) awarded two scholarships during the TriState Minority Supplier Development Council (TSMSDC) Impact Awards Event held on April 20 in Nashville, Tenn. This marks the 14th year Bridgestone has awarded these scholarships. The recipients of this year’s Bridgestone’s scholarship funds were Khadija Bangura, who plans to attend Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, and John King, who plans to attend the University of Tennessee - Chattanooga.

The TSMSDC Education Foundation assists at-risk graduating high school seniors to further their education beyond high school. Since its inception in 1994, the Foundation has awarded more than $1.6 million in scholarships to 306 students.

Headquartered in Nashville, the TSMSDC is a nonprofit organization that covers Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia and is one of 24 affiliate councils under the National Minority Supplier Development Council. The national network offers certified minority-owned companies access to more than 1,750 national corporate members and conversely, national and local corporate members have access to a database of more than 12,000 certified minority owned companies.