Nine Wildwood employees receive scholarships

GRANVILLE – Wildwood Resort and Marina in Granville awarded nine employees a $1,000 scholarship to provide general assistance towards the cost of higher education. These awards are renewable annually as long as the student continues to demonstrate progress towards a degree.

The following students were awarded the Wildwood Employee Scholarship:

Kloey BrazleLinsey AndersonMelody Roth
Hailey HensleyChris HensleySierra Smallwood
Maggie AppleEmmie HuffinesJared Warren

Each of these students is employed by Wildwood Resort & Marina in roles ranging from food and beverage to concierge and housekeeping. All nine students live in nearby communities representing Jackson, Putnam and Smith counties.

The scholarship recipients are enrolled full-time in college degree programs at Cumberland University, Fortis University, Lipscomb University, Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee Tech and the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

“We are so proud of our students at Wildwood,” said Natasha Deane, Co-owner. “They give us hope for the future and represent the Upper Cumberland region with distinction. We are privileged to have these students as part of the Wildwood family.” Wildwood Resort & Marina is a boutique resort and marina with 130 boat slips and 37 lodging accommodations, tri-toon boat, kayak, canoe, stand-up paddle board boat rentals as well as a fine dining Lakeside Restaurant. In addition to hosting couples and families for weekend getaways, Wildwood serves as a venue for executive corporate retreats, weddings and family reunions. The resort is located on beautiful Cordell Hull Lake in the historic river town of Granville, Tennessee.  For more information go to

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