Greeneville Native Establishes Scholarship for North Greene High School Alum

April 12, 2013

KNOXVILLE—Gary and Donna Rose of Lithia, Florida, recently established the Gary and Donna Gaby Rose Business Scholarship in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Business Administration.

Earnings from the endowed scholarship will be awarded to alumni of North Greene High School who are accepted into majors in the UT College of Business Administration.

Donna Gaby Rose (daughter of Warren and Alice Gaby of Baileyton, Tenn.) is a 1983 graduate of North Greene High School and a 1987 graduate of the UT College of Business Administration with a degree in accounting. A certified public accountant, she operates her own accounting firm serving clients throughout the greater Tampa Bay area.

Rose’s husband, Gary, is a 1985 UT alumnus who serves as president of FMS Purchasing and Services, headquartered in Clearwater, Fla.

The Roses have also established a scholarship in the UT College of Education, Heath, and Human Sciences for a student of Gary’s hometown of Franklin, Ohio.

The Roses reside in Florida with their two children, Alan (17) and Chrissy (15).


Meredith Hulette (865-974-7392,

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