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Education

  • Tennessee Scholars: 117 Roane high school seniors cited

    Roane County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Roane County Schools, recognized 117 graduating seniors as Tennessee Scholars during a recent breakfast ceremony.

    At the ceremony, each senior received a Tennessee Scholars certificate and medallion from The Roane Alliance President and CEO Leslie Henderson and Roane County Schools Director Toni McGriff.

  • RSCC cites students on president’s, dean’s lists

    Roane State Community College recently honored Roane County students who earned placement on its president’s and dean’s lists for spring semester.

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

    Roane County students achieving placement on the president’s list include:

  • Midway students of month honored
  • Roane State opticianry students honored

    Roane State Community College opticianry students won scholarships to attend the Contact Lens Society of America’s annual conference.

    The organization’s conference was April 25-28 in Newport Beach, Calif.

    Students were asked to write papers to win the scholarships, and 11 Roane State students were chosen.

  • Kirkland this year’s recipient of Bernard-Greif Scholarship

    Brendan Kirkland, a 2012 graduate of Rockwood High School, is this year’s recipient of the Bernard-Greif Scholarship.

    Kirkland accepted the $1,000 scholarship during the school’s awards day ceremony.

    He was a member of the Rockwood Tigers football and boys basketball teams.

    Kirkland plans to study toward a nursing degree and eventually pursue a career as a physician’s assistant.

    The Bernard-Greif Scholarship is in its 39th
    year.

  • Midway’s Keeling McGlasson honoree

    Austin Keeling, a 2012 Midway High School graduate, is this year’s recipient of the Betty McGlasson FCE Scholarship to Roane State Community College.

    Family and Community Education clubs were formerly known as Home Demonstration or Homemakers.

    Joann Silvis is president of the Roane County FCE organization.

    The scholarship serves as a tribute to the late McGlasson, a longtime Roane County Extension agent.

    The annual Christmas Ideas Fair in November raises money for this scholarship.

  • Rockwood FBLA state winners

    Rockwood High School students, from left, Carson McCullough, Parker McCullough and Ryan Hamby placed in the top three of their events during the recent Future Business Leaders of America state leadership conference in Chattanooga

    Carson McCullough took second place in introduction to business.

    Parker McCullough won first place in business law and was the recipient of a $300 award, and Ryan Hamby won second place in Web 2.0.

    The McCulloughs are both eligible for FBLA national competition in San Antonio.

  • Meet this year’s RSCC honorees from Roane County
  • Sign up now for Summer Jobs+

    Roane State Community College is participating in the Obama Administration’s Summer Jobs+ program.

    The White House describes the program as a “call to action for businesses, nonprofits and government to work together to provide pathways to employment for low-income and disconnected youth in the summer of 2012.”

    As part of the program, Roane State will provide life skills and work skills courses, at no cost, to 50 people age 16-24.

  • 2012-13 Roane County Schools Calendar