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Education

  • State offers Q&A on free, reduced-price meals

    The Tennessee Department of Education offers answers to some of the more frequent questions about free and reduced-price meals:

    Do you need to fill out an application for each of your children? No, you only need one application for all students in your household.

  • Ridge View fifth-graders go to Nashville

    Ridge View Elementary School’s six fifth-grade classes took a recent action-packed and memorable excursion to the state capital.

    Two chartered buses took the group of students and teachers to Nashville, where they met with state Sen. Ken Yager and toured the Tennessee State Capitol.

    The students at the Rockwood school also visited the Tennessee State Museum and had lunch at the Bicentennial Park.

  • Ryans cited during SkillsUSA contest

    Debra Ryans of Kingston was awarded a skill-point certificate in Job Skill Demonstration A during the recent SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference.

    She is a student at Tennessee Technology Center at Harriman.

    Ryans was among the contest’s high scorers who were awarded the certificates. The honor was awarded in 86 occupational and leadership areas to students who achieved a high score defined by industry.

    The skill point certificates were introduced in 2007 as a component of the SkillsUSA Work Force Ready System.

  • RSCC library’s first floor reopens July 12

    The first floor of the library at Roane State Community College’s Roane County campus will reopen on July 12 following a renovation project to replace the ceiling and lighting.

    Until then, all library guests are asked to continue to enter the library from a second-story entrance near the front of the building. Directional signs are posted.

    Community members do not have access to library computers during the renovation project because most computers are on the first floor.

  • Midway students have a blast during Field Day
  • Bowers scholars earn kudos
  • Harriman students cited for PLAN completion

    Harriman High School seniors who completed the PLAN program were recently honored at the school’s awards day presentation.

    PLAN stands for Prepare, Learn and Navigate, and the project’s goals include raising awareness about postsecondary education, helping students avoid roadblocks in the admissions and registration process, and providing students with tools to optimize success.

  • Midway students of month honored
  • Duncan recipient of Zumstein gift

    Amie Duncan, a Rockwood High School graduate of 2011, was recently awarded the Julia Zumstein Memorial Scholarship.

    The scholarship was presented by the Rockwood Band Boosters.  

    This is the second year of existence for the scholarship, whose inaugural winner was Nakora Beard.  

    The scholarship was endowed to celebrate the life and memory of Julia Zumstein, a longtime and well loved secretary at Rockwood High School who had requested that donations be made to the band program during her battle with cancer.

  • Tennessee Tech graduates

    A number of Tennessee Technological University students from Roane County received their degrees during spring commencement ceremonies.

    They include:

    Harriman — Elizabeth Albright Campbell, Cara Faye Hill, Sarah Nichole Jarnagin, Carol Stratman Jones, Travis Lynn Jones, Julie Beth Parham, Jennifer L. Pistole, Yvette Eileen Reeder, Steven Don-Robert Stewart and Rebekah Jean Taylor.