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Education

  • Coastal Carolina University admissions: Fall 2012

    Jared Breazeale of Rockwood has been accepted at Coastal Carolina University for the fall 2013 semester.

    Breazeale, a Rockwood High School student, plans to major in exercise and sport science.

    Coastal Carolina University is in Conway, S.C.

  • Savannah College of Art and Design dean's list: Fall 2013

    Marinda Thomas of Harriman earned placement on the dean’s list at Savannah College of Art and Design for fall quarter.

    Full-time undergraduate students who earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or above for the quarter receive recognition on the Dean’s List.

    Savannah College of Art and Design is in Savannah, Ga.
     

  • Tennessee Wesleyan College graduates: Fall 2012

    Amber Cofer of Rockwood received her degree during Tennessee Wesleyan College’s first winter commencement earlier this month.

    “This is a celebration of the achievements of our new graduates,” said Tennessee Wesleyan College President Harley Knowles.

    “In our 155th year of service as an educational leader in Southeast Tennessee, we are celebrating our first winter commencement,” he added. “This is a milestone for the college, as well as a milestone for our new graduates.”

  • Union College admissions: Fall 2013

    Tyler O’Brien of Kingston has been accepted to attend Union College for the fall semester of 2013.

    Union College is in Barbourville, Ky.

  • Roane teams tops in Clover Bowl regionals

    Roane County garnered top honors in both the eighth- and fourth-grade division championships at the Eastern Regional 4-H Clover Bowl Competition.

    Sixty-four Tennessee counties and nearly 10,000 students competed for the chance to win a regional championship and the highest honor in Clover Bowl competition.

    The contest, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is modeled after the Scholars Bowl.

  • Jenkins receives STEM award

    Roane State Community College freshman Wes Jenkins, a graduate of Harriman High School, has been awarded a $2,500 STEM Scholarship by B&W Y-12.

    The award is part of B&W Y-12’s ongoing support of science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.

    Recipients of the B&W Y-12 STEM Scholarship must be full-time students at Roane State pursuing a degree in one of the STEM fields of study.

  • Cox Outstanding Student for year at Tech Center

    Jodi Cox of Wartburg was recently chosen as Outstanding Student of the Year for Tennessee Technology Center at Harriman.

    Cox was selected from a group of nine to represent the school for the 2012-13 school year.

    She is enrolled in the Computer Information Technology class and is a member of the Honor Society.

    Cox is an Easy tech associate with Staples of Oak Ridge. She is working on an internship through the school.

  • Midway students of month honored
  • Nichols to graduate

    Justin Keith Nichols will graduate this weekend from the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

    He will accept his Doctor of Education degree during commencement at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 14 in the university’s Memorial Coliseum.

    Nichols is the son of Keith Nichols, formerly of Harriman, and Teresa Ruppe Sheppard, formerly of Oakdale.

    Grandparents are Algia Nichols of Harriman and the late Walter Nichols, and Billy and Jean Ruppe of Oakdale.
     

  • Roane State adds program to learn robotic equipment

    A new Roane State Community College certificate program in mechatronics will train students to become technicians who operate, maintain and repair high-tech automated manufacturing systems.

    The one-year mechatronics program begins Tuesday, Jan. 22 at the Clinton Higher Education and Workforce Training Facility, 214 Nave St. in Clinton.

    Anyone who is interested should call (865) 481-5424 or email stemmechatronics@roanestate.
    edu.