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Education

  • Meet Roane’s 2013 Teachers of the Year

    Roane County Board of Education recognized 2013 Teacher of the Year winners during its April meeting.

    The county's Teachers of the Year are Bowers Elementary's Brenda Arwood, elementary; Cherokee Middle's Lana Foster, middle; and Harriman High's Theresa McKenrick.

    They and Teachers of the Year chosen from each school were honored by Director of Schools Gary Aytes, Board of Education Chairman Rob Jago and their supervisors.

     

     

     

  • Midway Elementary Honor Rolls: Third Nine Weeks

    A Honor Roll
    Third Grade

    Dalton Bacon
    Anna Fink
    Seth Gordon
    Marissa Stakely
    Camden Clark
    Shayla Wood
    Gracie Click
    Ty Mason
    Camille Williams
    Grace Luke
    Benjamin Beach
    Macie Young
    Josie Thompson
    Halena Shirran
    Kimberlyn Cash
    Sawyer Pelfrey
    Dominic Meza
    Ethan Melton
    Zane Edwards
    Fourth Grade
    Gillian Fuhrmeister
    Savanna Longmire
    Shealeigh Moses

  • Dyllis Springs Elementary honor rolls: Third Nine Weeks

    A Honor Roll
    Alicia Ambrose
    Emma Robbins
    Allie Simpson
    Skylar Felthause
    Brady Goodman
    Taylor Jones
    Kelby Castleberry
    Sadie Duggins
    Sarah Dayle Mullins
    Zechariah Zeigler
    Emily Bias
    Christen Chaston
    Brett Daugherty
    Jackson Frazier
    Ella Hampton
    Evan Martin
    Chandler Hickman
    Garrett Melton
    Jacob Cooper
    Corey Raby
    Ky Hirsch
    Cooper Watkins
    Jace Tedder
    A-B Honor Roll

  • Bowers Elementary honor rolls: Third Nine Weeks

    A Honor Roll
    Third Grade

    Chase Johnson
    Matthew Scarbrough
    Alexander Hughett
    Brittany Brown
    Kaiden Hicks
    Maggie Collins
    Layken Kemp
    Lily Taylor
    Zoe Oakes
    Grant Whitlock
    Sabrina Peters
    Abbie Bullard
    Bradley Moore
    Nathaniel Fink
    Carter Smith
    Abigail Roberts
    Joshua Dunaway
    TahDarius Boyd
    Gracie Cagley
    Madison Thompson
    Brooke Jenkins
    Piper Suddath
    Fourth Grade

  • Make-a-Book winnners applauded

    Make-A-Book winners recognized by the Roane County Board of Education on April 18 are, front row from left, Chloe Lackey, Dyllis Springs; Arianna Woody and Mica Rose Holmes, Bowers; Maggie Patterson, Midway; and Keylon Reynolds, Kingston). They are honored by, back row, Director of Schools Gary Aytes, Literacy Leader Nancy Holloway and Board Chairman Rob Jago.

    Winners not pictured are Bryce McCracken and Anna Stout.

  • Ridge View wins Clover Bowl

    The fourth- and fifth-grade Clover Bowl teams at Ridge View Elementary School, Rockwood, won the Roane County competition for their division.

    Both teams will represent the county during the regional competition on May 15 at the University of Tennessee.

  • Tennessee Sheriff’s Association Scholarship goes to local teen

     

    Roane County High School senior Shayla Butler is the recipient of the 2013 Tennessee Sheriff’s Association Scholarship. Her father, Deputy Rick Butler, presented the $800 check to his daughter with his wife, Vicki, and Sheriff Jack Stockton. Shayla plans on attending Tennessee Tech while pursuing a degree in nursing. The Butler’s son, Kaleb, received the same scholarship in 2012. Kaleb is currently working towards a degree in nursing at Roane State and will transfer to Tennessee Tech with his sister in the fall.

  • Historian delves into ‘corn likker’ at Roane State moonshining talk

    Historian Dan Pierce will discuss his upcoming book “Corn from a Jar: Moonshining in the Great Smoky Mountains” on Wednesday, April 24, at Roane State Community College’s Oak Ridge campus at 701 Briarcliff Ave.
    Pierce’s lecture will be from 3:30-5 p.m. in the City Room. Presented by Roane State’s Arts and Lectures Committee, the event is free and open to the public.

  • AT&T, students at Rockwood to team to succeed

    AT&T employees are teaming up with Rockwood High School students this month to help maximize student potential in a mentoring program geared toward preparing students for future success.

    AT&T employees will share life and career skills with Rockwood students in a mentoring program on April 19.

    “We are very excited to work with Junior Achievement as we mobilize our employees to provide students 1 million hours of mentoring across the country,” said Janiece Evans-Page, assistant vice presiden of community engagement at AT&T.

  • O'Brien, Pack accepted to Union College

    Tyler O’Brien of Kingston and David Pack III of Harriman have been accepted to attend Union College for the 2013 fall semester.

    Union, a four-year liberal arts school related to the United Methodist Church, is in Barbouville, Ky.