• Medical mapping: Zerr’s project charts services for affordable care

    Roane State Community College Geographic Information Systems student Chris Zerr said she has “loved maps since I was a little kid.”

    “They’re like putting together a puzzle that has lots of pieces,” she said. “Maps allow you to discover what’s there and what’s not there.”

    Maps that Zerr recently designed are helping people discover where they can find affordable and often much-needed medical care.

  • Get ready for band camp ’15

    Plans are underway for Roane County High School’s annual band camp.

    The camp will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 27-31 and Aug. 3-7 at the RCHS band room, Kingston.

    Band members should bring their instrument, sunscreen, a water bottle and comfortable marching shoes each day. No flip-flops or sandals of any kind will be permitted, including Chacos and Tevas.

    Lunch break will be from noon to 1 p.m. daily. Students may leave the campus or bring a lunch and eat in the band room.

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  • Berea College graduates: Spring 2015

    Berea College

    Zane McKinney of Kingston recently received a bachelor’s degree with a major in business administration from Berea College.

    McKinney plans to travel to Denmark for a year to attend Ollerup, a physical activity school.

    Berea College is in Berea, Ky.

  • Bob Jones University honors list: Spring 2015

    Two Bob Jones University students from Oliver Springs earned academic honors for spring semester.

    Anna Craig, a freshman nursing major, is among 480 students named to the spring president’s list.

    The president’s list recognizes students who earn a grade-point average of 3.75 or higher.

    Barbara Gibbs earned placement on the dean’s list. She is a freshman exercise science major.

    The dean’s list recognizes students who earn a 3.00-3.74 grade-point average.

    Bob Jones University is in Greenville, S.C.

  • Cottey College graduates: Spring 2015

    Reanna L. Henderson of Rockwood recently graduated from Cottey College.

    Henderson, daughter of Rhonda Henderson of Rockwood, earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology.

    She was also on the dean’s list for her scholastic performance during spring semester.

    Students on the dean’s list must earn a grade-point average between 3.5 and 3.74 on a 4.0 scale, with a minimum of 12 credit hours completed.

    Cottey College, owned by the PEO Sisterhood, is in Nevada, Mo.

  • East Tennessee State University dean's list: Spring 2015

    Nineteen East Tennessee State University students from Roane County have earned placement on the dean’s list for spring semester.

    They are:

    Harriman — Allie T. Copeland, Crysten F. Dulling, Lindsey M. Higgins, Casandra B. Johnson, Caitlyn N. Swymer and Robert W. Taylor.

    Kingston — Danielle V. Casaus, Kovay E. Hatfield, Allie G. Scherf, Claire A. Simmons, Erika B. Smith and Shawn M. Van Horn.

    Oliver Springs — Victoria S. Cox, Amber M. Eskridge and Robert J. Gardner.

  • Lincoln Memorial University graduates: Spring 2015

    Seven Lincoln Memorial University students from Roane County were among the 496 graduates who received their degrees last month.

    The graduates and their degrees are:

    Harriman — Kathryn Booher, Bachelor of Arts in English; James Bowling, Bachelor of Science in environmental science; Wendy Henderson and Cathy Abston, both of whom earned a Master of Science in nursing (family nurse practitioner).

    Kingston — Robert Simpson, Doctor of Jurisprudence.

  • Tennessee Wesleyan College honors: Spring 2015

    Katelyn Harvey of Oliver Springs earned placement on Tennessee Wesleyan College’s honors list during spring semester.

    To be eligible for the honor’s list, a student must be registered for 12 or more hours and attain a grade-point average of at least 3.70 with no grade below B.

    Tennessee Wesleyan College is in Athens.

  • Tusculum College graduates: Spring 2015

    Wendy A. Cox and Charlene B. Rizzo are among 272 students who were awarded degrees during Tusculum College’s spring commencement.

    Cox, of Kingston, earned a Master of Arts degree in education, with a concentration in curriculum and instruction and an emphasis in teaching English to speakers of other languages.

    Rizzo, of Oliver Springs, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in interdisciplinary studies, elementary K-6, education.

    Tusculum College is in Greeneville.