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Education

  • Middle Tennessee State University graduates

    Three Middle Tennessee State University students from Roane County are among the 1,646 who received their degrees during fall commencement.

    The graduates from Roane County are Kimberly Marie Byrd and Anna J. Williams, both of Kingston, and Darlene Anderson Settles of Lenoir City.

    MTSU is in Murfreesboro.

  • East Tennessee State University graduates

    East Tennessee State University conferred degrees upon five students from Roane County during fall commencement ceremonies.

    Earning graduate degrees were Kermit O. Phipps of Harriman with a master's degree and Stephanie S. Walker of Kingston with a doctorate.

    Bachelor's degree recipients were Ashlee B. Fugate, Amy N. Landers and Ciera L. Smith, all of Kingston.

    ETSU is in Johnson City.
     

  • Tennessee Tech graduates

    Ten Tennessee Technological University students from Roane County received degrees during fall commencement.

    They include:

    Harriman — Kyle E. Beverly, Misty Leanne Magill and Tabatha Nichole Hamby.

    Kingston — Angela M. George, Aubrey Moore Cagle, Daniel Mefford Ward and Steve Roger Jacks.

    Rockwood — Carl Abene Epley and Jeremy Thomas Broome.

    Ten Mile — Jodi Michelle Jolley.

  • Oliver Springs Elementary honor roll

    Second Nine Weeks

    A Honor Roll

    Stevie Alcorn

    Audrey Baas

    Alivia Baker

    Laura Bannon

    Lily Blair

    Taylor Boswell

    Taylor Bradshaw

    Brandon Buck

    Lindsay Buck

    Audry Budowski

    Austin Byrge

    Johnathan Cate

    Sydney Cornett

    Jacob Dameron

    Abigail Daugherty

    Emily Duggins

  • Roane State athletes assist area students, teachers in classroom

    Roane State Community College baseball players and softball players pitched in at Roane County elementary schools during fall semester.

    Baseball players volunteered at Kingston Elementary School, and softball players helped out at Midtown Elementary School and Walnut Hill Elementary School.

    The athletes assisted with activities in the classroom and read to children.

    “The kids like it, and our guys really enjoy going out into the community and helping,” said Roane State baseball coach David Lane.

  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville honors

    A number of University of Tennessee at Knoxville students from Roane County earned academic honors for fall term.

    They are:

    Summa Cum Laude
    4.0-3.8 term average

    Harriman — Hubert Gibson and Britanny Lively.

    Kingston — Charlotte Bayer, Ashley Carter, Richard Christensen, Kevin Hensley, Hannah Lay, Kyle Roschli, Katharine Vanlandingham, Graham Waldrip and Sarah Waldrip.

  • Tusculum College graduates

    Nine Tusculum College students from Roane County were among the Greeneville institution’s 251 recent graduates.

    Earning master’s degrees in education with a concentration in curriculum and instruction were Talisha S. Oran of Harriman; Jessica M. Chasteen, Darlita D. Evans and Laura S. McCormick of Kingston; and Jessica D. Jackson, Stephen P. Johnson and Melissa G. Worth of Rockwood.

  • Bowers’ delayed ‘Moosical’ a hit

    The weather may have forced two postponements of Bowers Elementary School’s Christmas program, but the post-holiday production created a magical festive mood for the audience and cast.

    More than 200 costumed kindergarten, first-, second- and third-graders presented “A Holiday Moosical” before a standing-room-only audience on Jan. 4.

  • Pelfrey finishes welding certification in Crossville

    Thomas Pelfrey of Rockwood was among the 15 students who graduated from Tennessee Technology Center at Crossville last month.

    Pelfrey was enrolled in the center’s welding program.

    About 200 students graduate each year from the center’s full-time programs.  

    Not all graduates choose to participate in one of the three graduation ceremonies at the end of each term.

  • Roane County students eligible for scholarships

    East Tennessee Foundation has four scholarships available for Roane County students for the 2011-12 school year.

    Roane County students are eligible for the B&W Y-12 Scholarship, the Ruby A. Brown Memorial Scholarship, the Harold W. Canfield Memorial Scholarship and the Gail Clay Scholarship.

    Applications and guidelines are available at www.easttennesseefoundation.org.   

    B&W Y-12 Scholarship