Seven Added to Tiger Scholarship Fund Advisory Board of Directors
Aug. 8, 2005
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Seven Memphis-area businessmen were added to the University of Memphis Tiger Scholarship Fund Advisory Board of Directors it was announced by R.C. Johnson, Monday.
Kenny Armstrong, a Memphis-area attorney; Pete Aviotti, an assistant to the Mayor of Memphis; John Dunavant, of Dunavant Enterprises, Inc.; Willie Gregory, of Nike, Inc.; Fred Hodges of the Consulting Services Group; Chuck Roberts, of Chuck Roberts Real Estate; and Jim Strickland, of Kustoff & Strickland, join the board beginning with the 2005-06 season.
The Tiger Scholarship Fund is the fundraising body of the University of Memphis athletic department. Headed by Associate Athletic Director Bill Lansden, the TSF has over 3,000 Tiger supporters, who all have a long-standing goal of helping Memphis reach the $5 million mark in gifts. The U of M awards 350 athletic scholarships each year to 400 student-athletes in 19 varsity sports. Memphis added softball beginning with the 2005-06 season, which will play at Greenbrook Park in Southaven, Miss., for this upcoming season before playing in an on-campus facility on the U of M's South Campus.