La-Z-Boy Inc. in Dayton recently announced the recipients of
the annual Edward M. and Henrietta M. Knabusch Scholarship. Children and stepchildren of La-Z-Boy
Incorporated full-time employees who are graduating seniors and who plan to attend college as
full-time students are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The students who receive scholarship
awards are eligible to reapply for awards for three additional years. Former President and CEO
Charles T. Knabusch and his sister, Betty Lou White, established the Edward M. and Henrietta M.
Knabusch Scholarship Foundation several years ago to honor the memory of their parents. Mr. and Ms.
Knabusch truly cherished their relationships with La-Z-Boy employees and realized the value and
importance of higher education.
Of the five scholarships given this year, two were renewal
candidates. Congratulations to Brandon Pritchett, son of Larry and Cynthia Pritchett of Evensville,
and Victoria Martinez, daughter of Vincent and Tammy Martinez of Spring City.
The three 2013
high school senior recipients are:
Kendall Martin Kendall is the daughter of Jimmy and
Kathy Martin of Dayton. She is a 2013 graduate of Rhea County High School and her curriculum will be
in education beginning this fall at Chattanooga State Community College.
Madalyn is the daughter of Robert and Tonia Swafford and John and Holly Garland, all of
Evensville. She is a recent graduate from Rhea County High School and plans to attend the University
of Tennessee at Chattanooga and study exercise science/education.
Holden Boynton Holden
is the son of Robert and Jeanine Boynton of Pikeville, Tenn. and the grandson of Jackie and Donna
Keith and the late Mike Boynton and Vincent and Susan Boring. A graduate of Bledsoe County High
School, Holden plans to major in exercise science. He will begin his curriculum at the University of
Tennessee at Chattanooga this fall.