Tallulah Falls School
The Tallulah Falls School is an independent, coeducational boarding and day school serving over 400 students in grades 6-12. It is situated on a pristine, wooded campus built on the southern slopes of Cherokee Mountain in northeast Georgia. Academics are the primary mission at Tallulah Falls School. The quality of the academic program and the academic success of students are priorities that form the foundation for the School. A dedicated and highly qualified faculty, outstanding facilities, a broad and challenging curriculum, small classes, and eager, motivated students all contribute to the accomplishment of academic goals.
Lamar Trotti Jr. Fund
Lamar Trotti (1900-1952) was an American screenwriter, producer, and motion picture executive. He wrote and produced With A Song In My Heart, one of many films. Mr. Trotti was born in Atlanta. He was the first graduate of Henry Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communications at The University of Georgia. In 1950 one of Mr. Trotti’s sons, Lamar Trotti, Jr. was killed in an automobile accident. Mr. and Mrs. Trotti established a memorial fund in memory of their son, Lamar Trotti, Jr. The purpose of the trust fund was to provide for education at The University of Georgia for Tallulah Falls School graduates. This scholarship fund is managed and held at UGA. It is the responsibility of The Circle for Children scholarship committee to determine a recipient of the scholarship.
Linda Gross Scholarship
Linda W. Gross (1948-2010)
On February 13, 2010, the Circle for Children lost a very dear member. She will be greatly missed by all. In her memory, we have created the Linda Gross Scholarship Fund.
Linda W. Gross was born in Bainbridge, Georgia and received a BA in History from the University of Georgia, magna cum laude in 1970. She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Chi Omega Sorority.
Linda, a 25 year cancer survivor, gave herself in service to her family and friends and was active in many organizations, including The Circle for Children. She has held various positions in The Circle, including Treasurer, Finance Chair, and President in (2000-2001). She enjoyed reading, painting, playing tennis and bridge. She is survived by her husband of thirty-eight years, William E. Gross; her son, Matthew; and her daughter, Kristin.
Linda will be missed by all. In order to honor her life, please consider making a donation to The Circle for Children's Scholarship Fund in the name of Linda W. Gross. The Circle's Scholarship Program was near and dear to Linda's heart, as were all things involving The Circle. These funds will be administered by our scholarship selection committee and will be awarded to deserving college-bound students eligible from all the charities the Circle has sponsored, including Tallulah Falls School.
Please make your check payable to The Circle for Children, C/O Mrs. Danielle Houret-Lam, (Please click here to request address).
Contributions to The Circle for Children for the Linda Gross Memorial Scholarship Fund are tax deductible, as allowed, under the guidelines of the IRS.
If you have any questions about the Circle for Children Scholarship Fund or if you have a potential scholarship candidate that you would like to recommend, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org