• Midway students of month honored

    Midway Elementary School principal Keevin Woody, far right in back row, recently honored the school’s May students of the month.

    They are,  in order of grade, Orion McKnight, Taylor Browning, Adrian Hill, Maranda Jones, Michael Muir, Amelia Stakely, Bree Duff, Kaylee Steele, Cyrus Trew, Sarah Edmonds, Grace Luke, Ashley McGhee, Jared Collins, Brooke Willett, Cheyenne Jenkins, Gracey Hixon, Savanna Rayburn, Angelica Millsaps, Kimberly Millsaps, Alexis Layne, Brooklyn McGhee and Paige Bacon.

  • Public’s help sought for ’12 Teachers Supply Closet

    Roane County Chamber of Commerce is starting the Teachers Supply Closet campaign earlier this year to allow donors to take advantage of back-to-school sales at area businesses.

    The annual drive collects school supplies and monetary donations to help public school teachers and students in Roane County.

    “This is the 10th year that Teachers Supply Closet has provided a one-day free shopping experience for Roane County’s public school teachers,” said Leslie Henderson, president and CEO of The Roane Alliance.

  • Roberts receives Altrusa scholarship

    Natasha Roberts of Rockwood is a recipient of this year’s Altrusa’s annual scholarship awards.  

    Roberts is enrolled in Tennessee Technology Center at Harriman. Her scholarship will support her course work in medical administrative billing and coding.  

    The goal of Altrusa’s scholarships is to encourage and support area women who are striving to complete their education, search for jobs, and become financially independent.

  • Meet Tech Center’s new CNA graduates

    Graduates of a recently completed certified nurse assistant class at Tennessee Technology Center at Harriman include, front row from left, Angelia Carroll, Stacy Perkey, Cynthia Thomas, Tina Seals, Jacqualyn Bender,  Kent Mescher; middle row, Amanda Goodman, Amanda Bowlin, Heather Thearp, Allison Smith, Shelley Hayden, instructor Donna Williams, Haley Lovell; and back row, Nick Miller and Elizabeth Burns.

    The students completed clinicals at The Bridge at Rockwood and Harriman Care and Rehabilitation Center.

    Call 882-6703 for more about upcoming CNA classes.

  • Rockwood 2000 honor

    Recent Rockwood High School graduate William Parker McCullough is the 2012 recipient of the Rockwood 2000 Scholarship.

    Mary Kau, Rockwood 2000 president, presents him with the honor.

    McCullough, who graduated as Rockwood’s valedictorian, was selected based on his extraordinary academic achievements, community involvement and leadership skills.

    He plans to attend University of Tennessee to study industrial engineering, with additional goals of obtaining a dual master’s in engineering and an MBA.

  • Hunter Crass recipient of Comcast scholarship

    Recent Harriman High School graduate Hunter Crass is among the 2012 recipients of the annual Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program.

    The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program provides one-time $1,000 scholarships to students who strive to achieve their potential, are catalysts for positive change in their communities, involved in their schools, and who serve as models for their fellow students.

  • Feaker now a doctor

    David Feaker of Kingston recently received his doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate.

    Feaker earned his undergraduate degree from Tennessee Technological University.

    He was promoted to lieutenant in the U.S. Navy as part of the Military Health Professions Scholarship Program.

    He is the son of Teri and David Feaker.

  • State lawmakers honor RSCC president

    Roane State Community College President Gary Goff was honored recently by the Tennessee General Assembly with state Sen. Ken Yager, R-Harriman, presenting him with a congratulatory resolution.

    Yager was joined at the presentation in the Senate chambers in Nashville by state Sens. Randy McNally, R-Oak Ridge, and Charlotte Burks, D-Monterey.

  • Kudos to those who reinforce positive behavior

    The Roane County Board of Education recently recognized representatives of School-Wide Positive Behavior Support schools.

    The program teaches students what’s expected of them and rewards them for following the rules and for doing what’s expected.

  • Who’s retiring?

    Roane County Schools administrators, faculty and staff retiring at the end of the 2011-12 school year were honored with a recent reception.

    Those honored included:

    Bowers Elementary — Wendy Flora, Deborah Hayes and Carolyn White.

    Cherokee Middle — Sharon Carney.

    Harriman High — Jill Colgin and James Cordell.

    Kingston Elementary
    — Rosie Sexton and Elaine Vandiver.