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•Amelia Nennstiel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Nennstiel Jr. of Knoxville, has been named to the dean’s list at the University of the South for the spring 2004 term. To earn a place on the Sewanee dean’s list, a student must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.625 on a 4.0 scale.

•Farragut High School band camp, mandatory for all participants in the FHS 2004 marching band, is currently underway. A family barbecue will be held on July 30 followed by a preview performance. Ticket order forms are located on the band’s Web site, www.farragutband.org. For more information, call the band room at 671-7135.

•Emily R. Nye of Knoxville has recently been named to the dean’s list at Boston University for the spring 2004 semester.

•Murphy Munday-Paul of Knoxville was named to the dean’s list at the Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Ga., for spring 2004 quarter. Munday-Paul is a photography major and is the daughter of Cheryl Munday-Paul.

• For adults who are ready to learn more about college, are you ready to go back to college but not sure how to get started? Find out more at one of the following Roane State Community College sessions called Coffee, College and You. These casual, small-group sessions are set for the Roane County campus at these dates and times: 5:30 p.m. on July 22; 7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. on July 29; 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 3; and 9 p.m. on Aug. 12. Explore your options at these information sessions: Oak Ridge campus, 5 to 7 p.m. on Aug. 3; Cumberland County campus and from 5 to 7 p.m. CDT on Aug. 5. To find out more call 865 882-4523 or toll free 866 GO2-RSCC, Ext. 4523. Or drop by the campus near you.

• Giovanna Maria Stamiello of Knoxville has been named to the vice president’s honor roll at the University of Wyoming’s Outreach School for the spring 2004 semester. The honor roll recognizes undergraduate students who have completed at least six but fewer than 12 hours with a minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester.

•Parents of kindergarten students, students new to Knox County, students who have had a change in family circumstances such as custody or guardianship or students who have moved their residence since April may apply for a transfer from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m during the week of July 26-30 at the Andrew Johnson Building, Room 103, 912 South Gay Street, Knoxville. To apply for transfer, parents must be prepared to present their child’s social security number and the child’s last report card if the child is new to Knox County Schools. If the family’s residence has changed since April, proof of current residence such as a rental, lease or purchase agreement will also be required. A court document to prove the change must be presented.

• Learn how to be a success at college through a free “How to Study Smart” seminar offered by Pellissippi State Technical Community College in August. The seminar will cover organizing yourself for success, improving your note-taking skills, increasing your concentration and eliminating distractions, improving test-taking skills and reducing test anxiety, managing life stresses and learning time-management techniques. Students will also learn about scheduling and planning, setting goals, and choosing the right career. The college’s student retention staff will offer the seminar twice during August: 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Aug. 3; and 4 to 6:30 p.m., Aug. 9. Both will be held at the Pellissippi Campus on Hardin Valley Road and are open to everyone. Call 539-7160 for information and reservations. Also, visit www.pstcc.edu.

 

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