Rick Atherton Jr. has won Pellissippi State’s 2021 Peggy Wilson Volunteer Alumni Award. Atherton earned his associate degree in engineering technology/civil engineering from Pellissippi State in 2011, followed by a bachelor’s degree in project management from Bellevue University in Nebraska. He now works for Schaad Companies in Knoxville where he directs all capital improvement projects, tenant improvement projects and facilities maintenance for 1.6-million square feet of commercial lease space, as well as overseeing all new commercial construction projects.
Michele Carringer, state representative for District 16, will speak to the Fountain City Business & Professional Association at noon Wednesday, June 9, at Beaver Brook Country Club. Lunch is $14.