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Education

  • Scholarships available for 2015-16 year

    East Tennessee Foundation has seven scholarships available to Roane County students for the 2015-16 school year.

    The Foundation’s scholarship program requirements range from financial need to scholastic achievement.

    Scholarships available to Roane County students are:

  • Money for STEM opportunities in schools

    Isotek Science Committee of Oak Ridge recently awarded Roane County Schools $1,250 in grant funds to support STEM activities in all elementary and middle schools.

  • Roane State cites county’s honor students

    A number of area students earned placement on Roane State’s president’s list and dean’s list for fall semester.

    To be eligible for the president’s list, a student must attain a 4.0 grade-point average while attempting 12 or more semester hours of college-level courses.

    Those earning president’s list honors are:

  • Many from Roane on Tenn. Tech dean’s list

    A number of Tennessee Technological University students from Roane County earned placement on the dean’s list for fall semester.

    They include:

  • 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.