For Immediate Release
ETSU Undergraduate Lauren “Blaine” Pennala Awarded Ethan S. Bain Environmental Health Scholarship
Nassau, Bahamas, July 27, 2021— The Board of Directors of the Ethan S. Bain Environmental Health Foundation (ESBEHF) extends congratulations to Ms. Lauren “Blaine” Pennala, the first recipient of the Ethan S. Bain Environmental Health Scholarship at East Tennessee State University (ETSU). Pennala is an undergraduate student in the Department of Environmental Health.
In June 2020, ESBEHF partnered with ETSU to create an endowed scholarship in memory of alumnus and Bahamian environmentalist Ethan S. Bain. The Foundation worked closely with ETSU to establish the scholarship for undergraduate students dedicated to carrying on Bain’s commitment to the fields of environmental health and public health. Click here to learn more about the scholarship.
Earlier this year, ETSU held a virtual Student Awards Ceremony to recognize scholarship recipients. Footage courtesy of ETSU.