Meet Our Director
Susan Rhodes became Director of The Ayers Foundation Scholars Program in 2012. She served as the College Access Counselor at Perry County High School from 2009-2015. As Director of The Ayers Foundation Scholars Program, Susan oversees operations serving 18 high schools across Tennessee and Missouri, serving over 10,000 high school and post secondary students. As director, Susan also oversees the awarding of The Ayers Foundation Scholarship. Susan’s main focus is to increase college access and success for rural, low-income, first generation college students across Tennessee and Missouri. Susan graduated from the University of North Alabama in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and earned her Masters of Science with a concentration in Guidance and Counseling from the University of West Alabama in 2009.