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Legacy of Roofer Shelters the Dreams of Engineering and Architecture Students

Sophomore Victoria Vest and senior Ryan DeLozier are making their engineering dreams come true thanks to alum Don Tinsley. Tinsley received his business degree from UT in 1942 and went on to establish scholarships for students studying architecture, mechanical, or civil engineering—career paths that influenced the success of Tinsley’s commercial roofing business in Knoxville.