Chris Young is coming over . . . with a big check for Middle Tennessee State University.
The Murfreesboro, Tenn., native (34 miles southeast of Nashville) and former MTSU student created an annual scholarship for recording industry students at his alma mater. Chris’s gift will allow MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry to award a yearly scholarship to a rising junior or senior.
“MTSU helped to give me a foundation for the music business and I want this scholarship to help other students who are looking to take a similar path,” said Chris.
Chris, who recently released his first holiday album, It Must Be Christmas, is also giving back along his remaining 2016 I’m Comin’ Over Tour stops. Running through Dec. 10, fans are encouraged to bring a new toy or book to his concerts, with everything donated to Toys for Tots in the local market.