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Education

  • St. Louis University dean's list

    Micah Miller of Harriman recently received a bachelor’s degree in theological studies and English from St. Louis University.

    Miller graduated summa cum laude and was awarded the James D. Collins Award for Excellence in Student Academic Achievement.

    The award is given annually to the outstanding senior in each department of the College of Arts and Sciences. Miller received the award in the field of theological studies.

    He was also a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Theta Alpha Kappa.

  • Tennessee Tech dean's list

    A number of Tennessee Technological University students from Roane County were named to the dean’s list for spring semester.

    They are:

    Harriman
    — Beverly Elizabeth Halburnt, Bo Christopher Murphy, Cara Faye Hill, Chloe Jade Morton, David Lee Hixson, Jacob Neil Jones, Jennifer L. Pistole, Kallie Marie Dagley, Kevin Frederick Ramsey, Myranda Gail Robinson, Rachael Leigh Knox, Rebekah Jean Taylor, Sarah Nichole Jarnagin, Shellee Jane Galyon, Steven Don-Robert Stewart, Suzanne Ashley Thomson and Travis Lynn Jones.

  • Wilson awarded new car as state’s top student for ’11

    Mary Elaine Wilson of Tennessee Technology Center of Harriman has been named Tennessee’s 2011 Outstanding Student of the Year.

    Wilson, who is the Harriman center’s Outstanding Student, was awarded a new Chevrolet Aveo as part of the honor.

  • Kingston Elementary cited as Roane’s fittest

    Kingston Elementary School was recently awarded the title of Roane County’s Fittest School through the Covenant Kids Run Fittest School Challenge.

    Schools registered teams for the Covenant Kids Run, a one-mile event that began at World’s Fair Park and ended on the 50-yard line at Neyland Stadium as part of the Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon race events on April 2-3.

    Schools with the highest percentage of total student participation won prizes and the title of Fittest School.

  • Varicella vaccine now required for new Tenn. college students

    Incoming students who will begin full-time classes at Tennessee universities and colleges starting this summer and beyond will be required to show proof of having the varicella (chicken pox) vaccine or proof of immunity to the disease.

    This policy is part of a new state law that applies to incoming new full-time students, including those in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs, said a recent release from East Tennessee State University.

  • Gallaher a Men of Tomorrow award recipient

    Darius Gallaher, a 2011 graduate of Harriman High School, is among 12 East Tennessee high school seniors who received the Men of Tomorrow Scholarship.

    Gallaher, the son of Willie and Missy Gallaher, was honored by the Men of Tomorrow Foundation last week during its 21st annual scholarship banquet in Oak Ridge.

    Guest speaker was Christopher Jackson.

  • Midway cites March, April students of month
  • Yelton a Tenn. queen finalist

    Rockwood High School Homecoming Queen Haley Sue Yelton is a finalist for the 31st annual Tennessee’s Homecoming Queen Selection.

    Yelton, a 2011 Rockwood graduate, will participate in selection activities June 4-5 in Radisson Nashville Airport Hotel.

    She is the daughter of James and Angie Yelton of Rockwood.

    Tennessee's 2011 Homecoming Queen will receive a cash scholarship and an all-expense-paid trip to the national finals to compete with the queens from the other states for the title of America's Homecoming Queen.

  • Two of state’s top FBLA students

    Rockwood High School’s Michelle Edwards and Parker McCullough are among Tennessee’s top Future Business Leaders of America members.

    Edwards, a 2011 graduate, placed second in business calculations during the organization’s state leadership conference in Chattanooga.

    McCullough was awarded third place in economics. He is a rising Rockwood High School senior.

    Students participating in the conference  compete in events that required them to display their knowledge and skills relating to business and technology.

  • Kaldenbach in ETSU honor society

    Katrina Kaldenbach of Kingston is among the 75 East Tennessee State University students accepted for membership and initiated into National Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society for First-Year Students this past semester.

    Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society that recognizes and encourages academic excellence among first-year students. It has more than 200 chapters throughout the United States, and more than 700,000 students have been initiated into membership since the first chapter was started more than 85 years ago.