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Education

  • Cherokee new-student registration scheduled for July 31

    New-student registration at Cherokee Middle School, Kingston, will be from 9 a.m. to noon July 31 in the school at 200 Paint Rock Ferry Road.

    The registration is only for those new to the school district.

    Students moving from Kingston or Midtown elementary schools are not considered new enrollees.

    Parents should bring proof of residence, such as utility bill or tax payment stub; copy of custody paperwork; certified copy of birth certificate; Social Security card; and students’ last report card.

    Proof of immunizations is also required.

  • Chemistry right to be ‘College Student’

    Ron Sternfels, Roane State Community College associate professor of chemistry, demonstrates an experiment for eighth-graders who visited Roane State as part of College Student for a Day.

    Eighth-graders from Harriman and Rockwood middle schools participated in the event at the Roane County campus.

    Students conducted experiments in the college’s chemistry lab, were taught about Roane State’s EMT/paramedic program, and explored different career options.

  • FCE awards scholarships to five recent Roane grads

    Five recent high school graduates — one from each of Roane County’s five public high schools — are the latest recipients of the Betty McGlasson FCE Scholarships.

    The scholarships, awarded by the Roane County Family and Community Education Clubs, are to be used to attend either Roane State Community College or Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Harriman.

    This year’s recipients are Emily Garren, Roane County; Seth Mullins, Oliver Springs; Sabrina Pelfrey, Harriman; Tori Ray, Rockwood; and Mikayla West, Midway.

  • Sanders cashes in on reading

    The Children’s Reading Foundation has been encouraging parents to “read with your child 20 minutes a day” by using roadside signs for almost three years.

    To many Roane County residents, the signs have become familiar.

    Now, thanks to John Sanders, a Roane State Community College student, the sign has a new and improved look.

    The Reading Foundation wanted a new sign to place throughout the county to remind parents of the importance of reading to their children.

  • East Tennessee State University graduates: spring 2014

    A number of East Tennessee State University students from Roane County received their degrees during spring commencement.

    They are:

    Harriman — Taylor Ruth Borum, Christopher Caine McCarroll, Joshua Lynn Riddle and Kelly Marie Steelman, Bachelor of Science; Jonathan Tyler Davis, Bachelor of Business Administration; and Gabrielle Lyn Howell, Bachelor of Arts.

    Kingston — Hunter Daniel Smith, Bachelor of Science.

  • Eastern Kentucky University graduates: spring 2014

    Margaret Kay Traughber of Harriman and Robert John McClure of Kingston are among the most recent graduates of Eastern Kentucky University.

    Both earned master’s degrees in safety/security/emergency management. They received their degrees during spring commencement.

    Eastern Kentucky University is based in Richmond, Ky.

  • LMU honors four students from Roane

    Four Lincoln Memorial University students from Roane County were among more than 250 scholars recognized during the 2014 Student Awards and Recognition Program.

    Teresa Boshears of Oliver Springs received the Jack R. and Margaret Lomax Kirstein Endowed Scholarship and the Mary Lee Brashears Memorial Endowed Scholarship.

    Katie Booher of Harriman received the Charles E. Bull Creative Writing Award (third place in poetry) and the Ross Carter Achievement Award in Literature.

    James Bowling of Harriman received the LMU Association Endowed Scholarship.

  • Barnett, Manning going to Tennessee Wesleyan

    Maria Barnett of Harriman and Amber Manning of Ten Mile have been accepted as new students for enrollment at Tennessee Wesleyan College for the upcoming academic year.

    Tennessee Wesleyan is in Athens.

  • UT honors Harriman’s Evan Ford

    Evan Cameron Ford of Harriman receives the Tom Siler Scholarship from The College of Communication and Information at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

    Ford was awarded the scholarship during the 2014 Honors Convocation by UT’s School of Journalism and Electronic Media Director and Professor Peter Gross.

  • Tennessee Technological University dean's list: Spring 2014

    A number of Roane County students were named to the Tennessee Technological University dean’s list for spring semester.

    They are: