Colleagues establish nursing scholarship for Manchester nurse

LYNCHBURG, Tenn. — She lived as a dedicated RN at Stonecrest Hospital in Smyrna for 13 years and friends and colleague recently set up a Motlow Nursing Scholarship in her honor.

The local community college announced yesterday that The Deanna Freeman-Newman Memorial Nursing Scholarship has been established at Motlow State Community College by her colleagues and friends to honor Deanna’s passion and service in the nursing field. Deanna was a 2004 graduate of Motlow State Community College’s nursing program. Freeman-Newman passed away October 2022 at the age of 50 years old.

Deanna Freeman-Newman Memorial Nursing Scholarship applicants must be enrolled in the nursing program at Motlow State and have a demonstrated financial need, as evidenced by the completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Applicant must be a second-year nursing student. Nursing students may apply for the scholarship at Applicants must have an assigned Motlow student ID number, email address, and login credentials to access the application.

For more information about this scholarship and other assistance opportunities, please contact Sharon Bateman, Director of Foundation Services, at [email protected] or 931-393-1697. Contributions to the scholarship can be made online at or by mail to: Motlow College Foundation, PO Box 8500, Lynchburg, TN 37352. Please indicate Deanna Freeman-Newman Scholarship in the notes or memo area. •

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