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Education

  • Free high-tech training from Roane State

    Anyone interested in Roane State Community College’s nationally recognized Advanced Materials Training and Education Center — a no-cost, high-tech training program for those who are unemployed or underemployed — is invited to an upcoming informational meeting at the college’s Roane County campus.

    The meeting will be Thursday, April 5, from 5-7 p.m. in room O-106 in the O’Brien Humanities Building. Attendees will hear about the AMTEC program, the process for admission and possible career opportunities available after completing AMTEC training.

  • Radford University dean's list: Fall semester 2011

    Sarah Caroline Oliver of Kingston has been named to the fall semester dean’s list at Radford University.

    She is a sophomore dance major.

    To be named to the dean’s list, a student must have taken 15 or more credit hours and have a grade point average of 3.4 or above with no grade below a C.

    Radford University is in Radford, Va.

  • Coastal Carolina University dean's list: Fall semester 2011

    Alaina M. Jordan of Harriman is among the Coastal Carolina University students who earned dean’s list status for fall semester.

    To qualify for the dean’s list, freshmen must earn a 3.25 grade-point average, and upperclassmen must earn a 3.5 GPA.

    All students must be enrolled full time.

    Coastal Carolina University is in Conway, S.C.
     

  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga dean's list: Fall semester 2011

    Two King College students from Roane County earned placement on the president’s list for fall semester.

    Shirley Ann Carter of Kingston and Jerry Michele Crowe of Rockwood earned the honors, which recognizes students taking at least 12 hours of academic work and attaining a semester grade-point average of 4.0.

    Five students were honored for earning dean’s list placement.

  • School Field Trips Approved: March 2012

    Upcoming out-of-state and overnight field trips approved by the Roane County Board of Education in March:
    March 14-17 — One Harriman High DECA student to compete at state convention in Franklin.

    April 13 — Roane County High anatomy, AP biology and physics classes to attend Bodies Exhibit/Titanic in Atlanta

    April 29-May 2 — Ten Roane County High DECA students to compete at National DECA Competition in Salt Lake City, Utah

  • In the Spotlight: Fritts uses pageant savvy to help cancer research

    Oliver Springs High School senior and HOSA president Breanna Fritts coordinated a beauty pageant to raise funds for cancer research.

    “My grandmother had breast cancer, then my mom had uterine cancer, and then this past year my mom had colon cancer, so cancer’s just in my family. So it’s close to home, the cancer situation,” Fritts said. “It just kind of hit me.”

  • Tech Center introduces new nurse assistants

    Tennessee Technology Center at Harriman recently finished a certified nurse assistant course.

    Graduates of the program include, front row from left, Jennifer Volpitta, Gregory Snow, Jessica Bartlett, Eric Winebarger, Jacob Hamby, instructor Donna Williams; and back row, Jonathan Mitchell, Rebecca Ausburn, Amber Ogle, Mary Crowe, Jessica Pressley, Misty Beach, Jessica Snow, Jessica Woody and Taylor Hamby.

    The students attended clinicals at The Bridge at Rockwood and Harriman Care and Rehabilitation Center.

  • Woody chosen for journalism forum in D.C.

    Aaron Woody of Kingston has been nominated to represent Tennessee as a national youth correspondent to the 2012 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University on July 8-13.

    Woody, a student at Midway High School, has been awarded the opportunity to join a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive weeklong study of journalism and media.

    He was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in journalism and media studies.

  • RSCC honors Roane students

    A number of Roane County students made the fall 2011 dean’s list at Roane State Community College.

    To be eligible, a student must attain at least a 3.5 grade-point average while attempting 12 or more semester hours.

    Students from Roane county receiving the honors include:

  • Famed poet Angelou to speak at Tennessee Tech

    Civil rights activist, poet, dramatist and educator Maya Angelou will visit Tennessee Tech University on March 20 as part of the university’s celebration of Women’s History Month.

    Angelou’s presentation, co-sponsored by the Tennessee Tech Commission on the Status of Women and Center Stage, will begin at 7 p.m. CDT in the university’s Derryberry Auditorium.