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Education

  • Free FAFSA sessions set at Pellissippi State

    Pellissippi State Community College is offering a series of free FAFSA workshop sessions for students and parents on the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 1.

    FAFSA Frenzy and the annual College Goal Sunday serve to walk students and parents through the process of filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, form.

    All sessions will take place on the Hardin Valley Campus.

    The campus is at 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville.

    FAFSA Frenzy

  • Still time to get in on RSCC High Tea

    Only a few tickets are left for Roane State Community College Foundation’s Upstairs/Downstairs High Tea this weekend.

    Sally Peterka, left, with Roane State’s Roane County site support team and Roane State Foundation board member Dana Peterka prepare items for a silent auction that will be part of the Jan. 24 Upstairs/Downstairs High Tea.

    The fundraiser, inspired by the hit show “Downton Abbey,” will begin at 2 p.m. in Whitestone Country Inn in Kingston.

  • Dyllis Springs honor roll: Second nine weeks 2014-15

    Dyllis Springs Elementary School applauds students who earned placement on its honor rolls and other achievements for the second nine weeks’ grading period.

    They are:

  • Austin Peay State University dean's list: fall 2014

    Shelly Starkey and Brandi Walls, both of Kingston, are among the Austin Peay State University students who earned placement on the dean’s list for fall semester.

    Students on the dean’s list have a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or greater.

    Austin Peay is in Clarksville.

  • Tusculum College graduates: fall 2014

    Two Tusculum College students from Roane County were among the school’s 233 recent graduates.

    Charles M. Snow Jr. of Oliver Springs earned a Master of Business Administration degree.

    Margaret L. Woods of Kingston earned a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies, elementary K-6.

    Tusculum College is in Greeneville.

  • Volunteer State Community College dean's list: fall 2014

    Chasity Lively of Harriman has been named to Volunteer State Community College’s dean’s list for fall semester.

    Students on the dean’s list have completed a minimum of 12 hours with at least a 3.75 grade-point average during the awarding term.

    Volunteer State is in Gallatin.

  • University of the Cumberlands dean's list: fall 2014

    Kellie Ball of Harriman is among the students named to the University of the Cumberlands dean’s list for fall semester.

    To be eligible, students must have achieved a grade of “A” in convocation while maintaining a minimum cumulative scholastic standing of 3.50.

    University of the Cumberlands is in Williamsburg, Ky.

  • Harriman Boys, Girls State participants honored

    Harriman American Legion Post 53 recently honored Harriman High School seniors who attended Boys and Girls State last year.

    “We have been doing this 75 years,” said Cliff Cole, adjutant.

    Boys State participants were Dallas Swicegood and Jacob Nelson. They spent a week at Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville.

    Attending Girls State from Harriman High School were Tara Bohman and Carly Brown. They went to Lipscomb University, Nashville.

  • ‘Downton Abbey’ style tea to boost Foundation

    Fans of the popular PBS “Downton Abbey” series can immerse themselves in a bit of Downton Abbey during Roane State Community College Foundation’s Upstairs/Downstairs High Tea.

    The high tea will begin at 2 p.m. Jan. 24 in Whitestone Country Inn in Kingston.

    Tickets are $50 for individuals and $75 for couples.

    The event will include entertainment inspired by “Downton Abbey,” a fashion show, a silent auction, traditional tea and plenty of refreshments.

    Proceeds will be used for student scholarships.

  • 2014-15 School Calendar