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Education

  • Kingston, Rockwood part of Science Bowl

    Rockwood High School and Kingston’s Roane County High School had three teams among 55 from schools across Tennessee in this year’s regional competition for the 2014 National Science Bowl.

    The regional competition took place last weekend.

  • Midway students of month honored

    Midway Elementary School Principal Tim Thompson, far left in back row, and Assistant Principal Jenny Spakes, far right in back row, recently honored the school’s January students of the month.

    They include, by grade order, Alayna Abner, Gracie Hutson, Jace Raby, Vivy Henry, Kaden Wright, Sierra Gilroy, Cora Blackmon, Chloe Jenkins, Brayden Davidson, Lena Tinker, Ethan Gage, Joey Berryhill, Paul Lyles, Mary Contreras, Makayla McFarland, Gracie Click, Katelyn Braden, April Lance, Gillian Fuhrmeister and Dylan Meza.

  • Bowers Elementary honor rolls, second nine weeks 2013

    Bowers Elementary School, Harriman, applauds students who earned placement on its honor rolls for the second nine weeks’ grading period.

    They are:

    A HONOR ROLL

    Third grade — Caiyden Grigsby, Madelyn Ladd, Talan Moore, Addison Oliver, Dezaree Sliker, Sklyer Johnson, Madison Mee, Nick Pelfrey, Zack Spradlin, Zoe Abernathy, Abraham Barry, David Conner, Emma Long, Jessica Ramirez and Savannah Trew.

  • Two high school teams in Science Bowl

    Teams from Rockwood High School and Kingston’s Roane County High School will participate in a competition next weekend to determine the area’s representative in the high school national finals of the U.S. Department of Energy Science Bowl.

    The two schools are

    among more than 50 across the state that will face off during the regional competition Feb. 22 in Pellissippi State Community College’s Blount County Campus in Friendsville.

  • Roane students eligible for five scholarships

    Roane County students are eligible to apply for five East Tennessee Foundation scholarships for the 2014-2015 school year.

    Foundation scholarships open to Roane County residents include:

  • Parents, community asked to give school input to AdvancED team

    Roane County Director of Schools Gary Aytes is welcoming parents and members of the community to meet with a visiing AdvancED team next week.

    The meeting, from 3:15 to 3:45 p.m. Feb. 18 in the Edward E. Williams Building at 105 Bluff Road, Kingston, is part of the system’s process of an AdvancED review toward accrediting the district as a quality school system.

    “You are some of our most valuable resources,” Aytes wrote in an open letter issued to “community stakeholders/partners.”

  • Midway Elementary honors, perfect attendance: Second nine weeks' grading period

    Midway Elementary School applauds students who earned placement on its honor rolls and other achievements for the second nine weeks’ grading period.

    They are:

    A HONOR ROLL

    Third grade — Logan Carroll, Bree Duff, Chloe Kyle, Maggie Jackson, Cadence Miles, Meredith Sweeney, Tyler Bentley, Shelby Bryant, Cadence Collier, Sierra Cowell, Jayleigh Davis, Rhyan Helms and James Moses.

  • Walters State Community College dean's list: fall 2013

    Roane County’s Eric Richard Long earned academic honors at Walters State Community College.

    Long was named to the dean’s list.

    Students on the dean’s list at Walters State are honored for earning a 3.99-3.5 grade-point average while carrying 12 or more hours.

    Walters State is in Morristown.

  • Lincoln Memorial University dean's list: fall 2013

    Seven Lincoln Memorial University students from Roane County earned placement on the dean’s list for fall semester.

    They include:

    Harriman — Kathryn Booher, an English major; Kayla Wadlington, an education major; and Veronica Walker, a nursing major.

    Kingston — Kate Barnett, a nursing major; Katherine Gilbert, a management and leadership studies major; and Teena Hedrick, a nursing major.

    Oliver Springs — Teresa Boshears, an education major.

  • Winstead recipient of Hass Scholarship

    Stephen Winstead, right, a Roane County resident and student in Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Harriman’s Machine Tool Technology program, is the recipient of a $2,500 Gene Haas Foundation Machining Technology Scholarship.

    The Foundation provides scholarships to community college and vocational school students entering technical training programs, especially machinist-based certificate and degree programs, in partnership with the SME Educational Foundation.

    Machine Tool Tech instructor Adam Dalton congratulates Winstead on the award.