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Education

  • 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.

  • 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:

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    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.