2013 Hendrix Scholarship Winner Chosen


Hendrix Winner Allie Boyd and Runner-up Jacob Cobb


Allie Boyd of Savannah, Tenn., is Bethel University’s 2013 Hendrix Scholarship winner. Boyd was chosen based on competition examination scores and an interview process.

    As the winner of the Hendrix Scholarship, Boyd will earn full tuition, room and board at Bethel. Boyd attends Hardin County High School, and she attends Olivet Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Boyd, who plans to major in pre-professional health, is the daughter of Jeff and Tammy Boyd.

     Jacob Cobb of Dresden is the runner-up in the competition and will earn full tuition. Cobb attends Dresden High School and is of the Baptist faith. The son of Darran and Dawn Cobb, he plans to major in criminal justice.

     Boyd and Cobb can both renew their scholarships each year as long as they maintain a 3.6 grade point average (GPA).

     The Bethel University Hendrix Scholarship celebrates its 25th year in 2013. It was established by Willard R. Hendrix, a successful Nashville civic leader and businessman who had a great desire to bring qualified and dedicated faculty into contact with outstanding and deserving students. This year, 39 students participated in the competition.

     Located in McKenzie, Bethel University is affiliated with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. It offers bachelor’s, master’s and associate degrees through both classroom and online settings. For more information about Bethel University, go to