Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

‘Treasures of the Turkomen’ Exhibit Opens at UT McClung Museum Jan. 18

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Elaborate silver, gilt jewelry, carpets and textiles from the Turkomen tribes of Iran, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan are the focus of a new exhibit, which opens Jan. 18 at the Frank H. McClung Museum at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The exhibit, “Splendid Treasures of the Turkomen Tribes from Central Asia,” runs through May 12. It […]

Pellissippi State students earn paralegal scholarships

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Two Pellissippi State Community College students have been named winners of scholarships that attracted applicants from across the state. Daniel Ostrom, in his second year of Paralegal Studies, was awarded an $800 scholarship from the Smoky Mountain Paralegal Association. To be eligible for the SMPA funds, students must be enrolled full time in a sustaining […]

School district posts armed officers

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In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in Connecticut, six schools in Greeneville, Tenn. have chosen to place an armed guard at each school. City Administrator Todd Smith said in a news release, “”We want to enhance police presence at all of our schools to reinforce security and the comfort level of […]

West High  2013 Lead-off Baseball Banquet & Fund-Raiser

West High School will hold its 2013 Lead-off Baseball Banquet & Fund-Raiser Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Second Presbyterian Church, 2829 Kingston Pike, Knoxville. The features speaker will be Carson-Newman Baseball Head Coach, Tommy Griffin. The program will present a 2013 Season Preview, West Legacy Players will be honored, […]

Local residents receive degrees from UT Martin

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Several Knox County residents were among students who received degrees from the University of Tennessee at Martin during the recent fall commencement held in the Kathleen and Tom Elam Center on the UT Martin campus. The students receiving undergraduate degrees were Wesley Spaulding Brown, Lewis Franklin Cosby IV, James Chad Hunley, Roger Lynn McKamey, Tyler […]

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation donates $10,000 to Child & Family Tennessee

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The BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Health Foundation presented Child & Family Tennessee (CFT) with a $10,000 check to benefit the children served by the nonprofit on Dec. 13. ”Child & Family Tennessee not only provides refuge for families in need, but it provides the tools for true change,” said Kathy Bingham, manager of BlueCross’ Tennessee […]

History Day Winners

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Emily Dean Melton daughter of Michael and Tina Melton and Allana Olson, daughter of Jay and Carrie Olson won Grand Champion of Loudon County National History Day maps in their social studies class. Emily and Allana are both in the sixth grade at Loudon Middle School. The competition was among all the schools in the […]

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