• University of Tennessee at Chattanooga dean's list: Spring 2015

    Eleven students from Roane County are on the dean’s list for spring semester at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

    They include Jordan Burdette, Kaitlyn Byrd, Leigha Carter, Shawn Childress, Tyler Goldberg, Kiley Gunter, Spencer Klein, Kristen Kyker, Cree Moore, Mary Palko and Robyn Par-ten.

    Students who make a 3.2 or higher semester grade-point average are awarded the honor.

  • University of the Cumberlands graduates: Spring 2015

    Troy Stickler of Rockwood recently graduated from University of the Cumberlands.

    Stickler, who participated in spring commencement, was awarded a bachelor’s degree in fitness and sport management.

    University of the Cumberlands is in Williamsburg, Ky.

  • Prepare for career in health care at RSCC: Still time to enroll for fall semester classes Aug. 24

    For those interested in behind-the-scenes careers in health care, Roane State Community College has a variety of options for the fall semester.

    Options include:

    Healthcare documentation specialist (Medical transcription/speech editing). Students are taught to transcribe and edit speech-generated medical record reports dictated by physicians.

  • Goss recipient of RSI scholarship

    Roane County High School 2015 graduate Lonnie Goss is among the recipients of eight scholarships awarded by Restoration Services Inc. and its voluntary Employee Outreach Committee.

    Goss was awarded a $1,000 scholarship to help her achieve his greatest potential through higher education.

    She plans to attend Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville.

    Scholarship recipients were selected from submitted applications that included academic accomplishments, community involvement and leadership roles, and an essay on current environmental threats.

  • Kingston Elementary honors: 2014-15 school year

    Kingston Elementary School applauds students who earned Student of the Month honors and fifth-grade honor roll for the 2014-15 school year.

    They are:


    Kindergarten — Eli Walker, Mackenzie Raymer, Brody Kolski, Layla Kleiber, Mary Armstrong and Brooklyn Flowers.

    First grade — Matthew Warren, Austin Bridges, Mason Ragsdale, Tyler Howard, John Howell and Loralei Bennett.

  • Shelter scholarships given to Rockwood, RCHS grads

    The Shelter Insurance Foundation awarded $2,000 scholarships to Brandon Nichols, a graduate of Rockwood High School and Linzee Clark, a graduate of Roane County High School, Kingston.

    Shelter Agent Mark Clem sponsors and partially funds this scholarship.

    Beginning the fall after their high school graduation, Nichols and Clark can direct the scholarship funds toward tuition, fees, or campus housing for any course of study and leading to an academic degree at any accredited college or university.

  • Roane State Awards 2015: Kingston’s Childs recipient of President’s Award, highest honor

    Jake Childs of Kingston is the recipient of the 2015 President’s Award at Roane State Community College.

    The President’s Award is Roane State’s highest student honor.

    He is among the many students from Roane County who received honors for their work during the 2014-15 academic year.

    Childs was also the recipient of Roane State’s Calculus-Based Physics Award, All-Tennessee Academic Team, Academic Achievement Learning Center Tutor Award (Harriman) and Sophomore Math Award.

  • Maryville College students from Roane County honored

    Two Maryville College students from Roane County were recently honored during the school’s annual academic awards ceremony.

    Senior Matthew Barger was recognized as the recipient of the Otto P. Pflanze Prize for Excellence in History.

    Barger is from Harriman.

    A 2011 graduate of Roane County High School, he is the son of Glendon and Janet Barger of Harriman.

    He is majoring in history at the college.

    Dalton Stewart of Kingston, a senior biochemistry major, was presented the distinguished LeQuire Award.

  • Scholarships presented to Tennessee Scholars

    Five high school seniors from Roane County will each begin their freshman year at Roane State Community College with a $500 Tennessee Scholars scholarship.

    The scholarship recipients are Allison Frogg, Rockwood High School; Lauren Walden, Roane County High School; Aaron Noe, Oliver Springs High School; Jessie Lewis, Midway High School; and Gabby Kilgore, Harriman High School.

    Students decide in their eighth-grade year if they want to participate in the Tennessee Scholars program.

    Participating students then follow the requirements of the pro-

  • Kellie Ball on High Honor Roll

    Kellie Ball of Harriman has been named to University of the Cumberlands’ High Honor Roll during the 56th annual Honors Day program.

    Ball and other students on the High Honor Roll attained a minimum of 3.85 cumulative standing.

    University of the Cumberlands is in Williamsburg, Ky.