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Education

  • 23 finish studies at RSCC

    Twenty-three Roane State Community College students from Roane County graduated following summer semester.

    Graduates with a grade-point average of 3.89-3.7 earned a magna cum laude degree. They were:

    Harriman — Lindsay Evans.

    Kingston — Derek Luttrell.

    Oliver Springs — Amanda Irwin.

    Rockwood — Brenda Brandon and Richard Kittrell.

  • Bowers Elementary honor roll

    BOWERS ELEMENTARY
    First Nine Weeks
    A Honor Roll
    Third Grade

    Shelby Bowlin
    Adrianna Nolan
    Sydney Fisher
    Lucas Robinson
    Jerica Kanipe
    Jack Simpson
    Nina Elms
    Chyanne Weston
    Christian Martrain
    Marisa Webb
    Cameron Fitzhugh
    Fourth Grade
    Katie Higgins
    Jacob Kinney
    Elizabeth Rueff
    Fifth Grade
    Trinity Clark
    Madeline Moore
    Emily Swallows

  • Five from Roane County make RSCC dean's list

    Five Roane State Community College students from Roane County earned placement on the dean’s list during summer semester.

    They are Tim Frady and Eric Rackard, both of Harriman; Kaley Settlemyer of Kingston; Jordan Alcorn of Oliver Springs; and Angelina Wicks of Rockwood.

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

    Roane State is a two-year college providing transfer curricula, career-preparation programs and continuing education. Visit www.roanestate.edu or call 1-866-GO2-RSCC for details.

  • Race Day! Schools' Run for Your Health attracts all ages

    Last Saturday morning was cold and crisp, but that didn’t stop runners and walkers from enjoying the Roane County Schools Run for Your Health 5K Run/Walk.

    Participants ranged from 6-71 years of age. They came from the Roane County school district to Knoxville, Lenoir City, Crossville — and even Tucker, Ga.

    Roane County’s state Sen. Ken Yager was the “official starter.” The senator welcomed participants and gave a special welcome to our out of town visitors.

  • Roane race participants

    HARRIMAN
    Mary Adkisson
    Alan Dausman
    Michael Holmes
    Jeff Jenkins
    Lisa Jenkins
    Jessica Jones
    Mary Wicks
    Doris Windsand-Dausman

    KINGSTON
    Kristina Byrd
    Tony Clower
    Cully Gargan
    Wade Gargan
    Cheny Groberg
    Chris Guettner
    Katie Guettner
    Jana Harvey
    Sam Layne
    Bradley Mitchell
    Braden Pettitt
    Ginger Pettitt
    Lauren Shell
    Nathan Shell
    Elizabeth Rose

  • Writing winners to be honored

    An awards ceremony honoring winners of the Roane County Student Writing Contest will be begin at 2 p.m. Nov. 13 at Roane State Community College’s theater.

    It will be recorded for the new TV station located at the Princess Theater.

    Student writers from grades 4-12 will be honored. The ceremony will be one of the first events broadcast by the new community TV channel, HRS15, when it is online and producing shows next year.

    The Roane County Writers Group and the Kingston Public Library Foundation sponsor the annual writing contest.

  • Midway students of the month honored
  • Anderson distinguished Birmingham alum

    Harriman native Dan Anderson was recently bestowed with Birmingham-Southern College’s 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award.

    Anderson, a 1979 graduate, is the son of Curtis Anderson and Barbara Johnson.

    He is owner and chief operating officer of Diversified Supply Inc.

    Since purchasing Diversified in 1989, Anderson has helped the company become an international electrical supplier with 15 locations.

    He received the Minority Business Development Entrepreneur Award from International Paper in 1997.

  • RSCC open house Nov. 6

    Roane State Community College will host an open house for high school seniors, juniors and their parents on Saturday, Nov. 6, from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on the Roane County campus in Harriman.

    Families of students are also welcome. Attendees will register in the theater lobby in the O’Brien Humanities Building.

    A brunch will be offered at no cost.

    Participants will have a chance to learn more about Roane State, including the opportunity to speak with faculty.

  • SailAway scholars explore hands-on science at AMSE

    Scholars at SailAway Learning and Academy recently spent a day discovering science hands-on at the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge.

    The scholars and teachers started their morning with a video explaining the history of Oak Ridge.

    The video was followed by free time to discover Exploration Station, which has several hands-on activities for experimentation  with light, color, sound and problem solving.

    A scholar-favorite was the atom smasher program.