• Reynolds first recipient of Hallcox Memorial Scholarship

    Sarah Brianne Reynolds, a 2011 graduate of Midway High School, is the first recipient of the Cody Hallcox Memorial Scholarship.

    Gerry and Patricia Hallcox have established the Midway High School award in memory of their son.

    Cody Hallcox, a 2006 Midway graduate, was attending Roane State Community College in pursuit of a teaching degree when he was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2007.

    He fought the cancer until his passing on Dec. 30, 2010.

  • Field Trips

    Out-of-state and overnight field trips approved by the Roane County Board of Education in June:

    June 20-23 — Cherokee Middle School cheerleaders to Universal Cheerleaders Association cheer camp at University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

    Sept. 26-30 — Oliver Springs Elementary School sixth-graders at Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, Townsend.

  • Rockwood students at Boys State

    Rockwood High School rising seniors who attended the 72nd American Legion Boys State are, front row from left, Parker McCullough, Trevor Templin, Jonathan Andrews; and back row, Brendon Kirkland and Aylor Evans.

    This year’s Boys State was May 22-28 at Tennessee Technological University.

  • Clover Bowl Eastern Division winners

    Students from Roane County are the 2011 Seventh-Grade Division Winners for Eastern Region 4-H Clover Bowl.

    Members of the winning team are, from left, Jacob Brown, sixth grade, Harriman Middle; Braden Botkin, sixth grade, Cherokee Middle; Emma Savage, sixth grade, Cherokee Middle; and Team Captain Conner Nelson, seventh grade, Cherokee Middle.

  • Gunter recipient of Rockwood 2000 gift

    Kiley Gunter is the 2011 recipient of the Rockwood 2000 scholarship.  

    Gunter was ranked third in her graduating class at Rockwood High School.

    “Kiley was selected as the winner based on her academic achievements, community involvement and her leadership abilities,” said Sandy McIntosh, a member of Rockwood 2000.

    “As she begins her college years, Rockwood 2000 is proud to assist her in furthering her academic goals,” McIntosh continued.

  • Roane State honors students’ successes

    Numerous Roane State Community College students from Roane County recently received recognition for their achievements in the 2010-11 school year.

    They include:

    Harrriman — Zach Basler, Roane County Retired Teachers Award; Phillip James, Academic Achievement Award; Bradley J. Reid, Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges; Gary Waldron, Outstanding Health Information Technology Student; and Breanna Nicole Wright, Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges.

  • 11 from Roane take part in ’11 Girls State

    Eleven Roane County rising high school seniors are among the 525 outstanding students who participated in the American Legion Auxiliary's 65th session of Volunteer Girls State.

    This year’s session was May 29-June 4 on the campus of Lipscomb University.

    Delegates to the program are selected from high schools across the state based on their academic and leadership potential.

  • Calvary students tops in fine arts

    Calvary Baptist School in King-ston had a number of students who won individual and group honors during the Tennessee Fine Arts Competition in Murfreesboro.

    Students advanced to the state competition after winning first- and second-place honors during the District Fine Arts Competition in Powell.

    State winners from Calvary Baptist School include:

    First place

    • Junior High Small Vocal Ensemble, first in district.

  • Powell recipient of Tech scholarship

    Michele Powell of Roane County is among the Tennessee Technological University students who received honors during the 36th annual College of Business Scholarships and Awards Banquet.

    Powell, a senior accounting major, is the recipient of the Sam Looper Scholarship.

    One hundred twenty-nine students received scholarships of almost $143,000.

    “We are proud of this outstanding group of students,” said James Jordan-Wagner, dean of the College of Business.

  • RHS Classmates scholarship awarded to Breazeale

    Rockwood High School senior Allison Breazeale accepts the presentation of the RHS Classmates’ $1,000 scholarship from Mary Kau, vice president of the group.

    Breazeale is the daughter of Billy and Karen Breazeale of the Westel community in Cumberland County.