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Upperman’s Lindsey Coppock Is A Dream Big Scholar

lindsey-coppock-croppedUpperman High School’s Senior Lindsey Coppock has been selected as one of the Lite Rock 95.9/106-9 Kicks Country Dream Big Scholars for the month of October.

The award, presented by the Tennessee Credit Union, honors outstanding work in the classroom, leadership in school groups, and organization, achievement in extracurricular activities as well as work in the community. One student from a high school across the Upper Cumberland wins the award each month.

Coppock has a passion for marching band, specifically percussion. Some of her achievements include, attending girl’s state at Lipscomb University and placing in honor’s band at Tennessee Tech Festival of Winds and Percussion. Coppock has also been the percussion captain for three years.

In addition to Coppock’s band success, she is a member of a few organizations. Coppock is a member of Beta Club, Mu Alpha Theta (math honor society), and The Cookeville Community Band.

After high school, Coppock plans to use the Tennessee Promise to attend Vol State Community College, and do her general education classes. Coppock plans to transfer the MTSU (Middle Tennessee State University) after Vol State. Coppock plans to major in music or astronomy.

Lite Rock 95.9 Morning Show Host Sheila Scruggs visited Upperman High School a couple of weeks ago and presented Coppock with a plaque. Coppock will join other Dream Big Scholars from the 2016-2017 academic year at a spring banquet where she could win a $1,500 college scholarship, or one of two smaller scholarships.

106-9 Kicks Country and Lite Rock 95.9 joined forces with The Tennessee Credit Union in 2014 to encourage rising seniors who want to Dream Big. Parents, teachers, and local residents nominate graduating seniors for the award.

The Tennessee Credit Union has offices in middle and east Tennessee, including 1281 South Walnut Avenue in Cookeville. For 65 years, The Tennessee Credit Union has been helping members achieve their financial goals with products and services designed to exceed their expectations. To nominate a student to become a Dream Big Scholar, visit or

Listen to Lindsey’s interview with Lite Rock 95.9’s Sheila Scruggs!