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Education

  • 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:

  • Tusculum College honors Samuel Davis

    Samuel Davis of Harriman was among the Tusculum College students recognized during the Greeneville college’s annual Honors Convocation.

    Davis, a sophomore, was among those honored for having the highest grade-point average in his class.

    He is the son of Jerry and Kathy Davis of Harriman.

  • Kingston trio initiated into Phi Kappa Phi

    Kingston’s Jordan Humphreys, Lauren Ladd and Anne Pirtle were recently initiated into the University of Tennessee at Knoxville chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

    They are among about 32,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni annually initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, one of the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

  • RSCC concert choir silver recipient at Spain fest

    Roane State Community College’s Concert Choir won a silver award at an international choral festival in Malaga, Spain.

    The choir traveled to Malaga, a seaport on the Andalusian coast of southern Spain, during spring break.

    Under the direction of Brenda Luggie and accompanied by Geol Greenlee, the choir performed in the Canta en Primavera (Sing in Spring) festival.

  • Bowers kids working hard at Biz Town

    Bowers Elementary School students, from left, Josh Gilmore, Dalton Sargent and Timmy Walker are part of a construction crew during a day students from the Harriman school spent at Biz Town.

    “The students said that the best thing about Biz Town was being able to be grown-up for a day,” Bowers Principal Brenda Arwood said.

    “We feel that this experience will instill in our students a desire to set goals for their future and develop in them a dream for a successful future.”

  • Roane State president’s list, dean’s list: spring 2014

    A number of Roane State Community College students from Roane County earned placement on the president’s and dean’s lists during spring semester.

    Students named to the president’s list attained a 4.0 grade-point average while attempting 12 or more semester hours of college-level courses.

    They include: