• Lincoln Memorial University dean's list: fall 2014

    Four Lincoln Memorial University students from Roane County are among nearly 500 named to the dean’s list for fall semester.

    Those earning dean’s list honors include Kate Barnett and Ashley Green, both of Kingston, Kathryn Booher of Harriman, and Teresa Boshears of Oliver Springs.

    To be on the dean’s list, the student must be a full-time undergraduate and have a 3.5 grade point average for the semester.

    Lincoln Memorial University is in Harrogate.

  • Tennessee Technological University graduates: fall 2014

    Eleven Roane County students were among the more than 650 Technological University graduates during fall semester.

    They are:

    Harriman — Audrey D. Bullard, Amber Leann Butcher and Kathryn Edith Farnham.

    Kingston — Matthew James Courteau, Shaun David Tipton, Jessica Allaine Watson-Anderson and Richard Dillon Willett.

    Oliver Springs — Jessica Elaine Duncan.

    Rockwood — Adam Scott Doughty and Jacob Kane Kelley.

  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga dean's list: fall 2014

    Eleven students from Roane County are on the dean’s list for fall semester at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

    They include Tymber Bodine, Jordan Burdette, Kaitlyn Byrd, Lindsey Denton, Kiley Gunter, Spencer Klein, Kristen Kyker, Autumn McCarroll, Cree Moore, Mary Palko and Christian Phillips.

    Students who make a 3.2 or higher semester grade-point average are awarded the honor.

  • BOE seeking calendar opinions

    Roane County Board of Education is seeking input from the public on two calendars the board is considering for the 2015-16 school year.

    The public may log onto http://tinyurl.com/RoaneSchoolCalendar and follow directions to take a survey on the calendars.

    In addition to the traditional school calendar, board members are considering an alternate “balanced” calendar proposed earlier this month.

    The balanced calendar includes a two-week break in the fall and a two-week break in the spring.

  • Scholarships available for 2015-16 year

    East Tennessee Foundation has seven scholarships available to Roane County students for the 2015-16 school year.

    The Foundation’s scholarship program requirements range from financial need to scholastic achievement.

    Scholarships available to Roane County students are:

  • Money for STEM opportunities in schools

    Isotek Science Committee of Oak Ridge recently awarded Roane County Schools $1,250 in grant funds to support STEM activities in all elementary and middle schools.

  • Roane State cites county’s honor students

    A number of area students earned placement on Roane State’s president’s list and dean’s list for fall semester.

    To be eligible for the president’s list, a student must attain a 4.0 grade-point average while attempting 12 or more semester hours of college-level courses.

    Those earning president’s list honors are:

  • Many from Roane on Tenn. Tech dean’s list

    A number of Tennessee Technological University students from Roane County earned placement on the dean’s list for fall semester.

    They include:

  • Free FAFSA sessions set at Pellissippi State

    Pellissippi State Community College is offering a series of free FAFSA workshop sessions for students and parents on the week of Jan. 27-Feb. 1.

    FAFSA Frenzy and the annual College Goal Sunday serve to walk students and parents through the process of filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, form.

    All sessions will take place on the Hardin Valley Campus.

    The campus is at 10915 Hardin Valley Road, Knoxville.

    FAFSA Frenzy

  • Still time to get in on RSCC High Tea

    Only a few tickets are left for Roane State Community College Foundation’s Upstairs/Downstairs High Tea this weekend.

    Sally Peterka, left, with Roane State’s Roane County site support team and Roane State Foundation board member Dana Peterka prepare items for a silent auction that will be part of the Jan. 24 Upstairs/Downstairs High Tea.

    The fundraiser, inspired by the hit show “Downton Abbey,” will begin at 2 p.m. in Whitestone Country Inn in Kingston.