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• The Farragut High School Education Fund is holding a phone campaign to raise funds for technology. Volunteers will call parents who have not yet donated to the fund from 5 to 9 p.m., Monday, Feb. 7, and Tuesday, Feb. 8.

• Maryville College will host its last open house of the academic year for prospective students and their families beginning at 8 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 29, in the Fine Arts Center. Lunch is $3. Reservations are required: call 981-8092 or 1-800-597-2687 or email

• Furman University has announced the following Farragut area students named to the dean’s list for fall term 2004: Christina L. Boncek, Kyle A. Baisley, Paige Dudley, James F. Hawkins, Tyler L. Johnson, Jessica N. Lange, Adam H. Murphree, Eric Prenshaw, Timothy J. Seneker, Lauren G. Senesac, Lisa K. Stowers, Jennifer M. Ward and Matthew R. West.

• Pellissippi State Technical Community College begins its 16th annual celebration of Black History Month with a talk by Bobby L. Lovett, who will address the life of Tennessee’s African-Americans from 1780 until present day. Lovett will speak at 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 1, in the Performing Arts Center at the Hardin Valley campus and at 7 p.m., at the Magnolia Avenue campus.

• Several Farragut area students were named to the Roane State Community College dean’s list for fall semester 2004, including: Laura Ann Brodeur, Stacey J. Bryant, Gina Lynn Clabough, Whitney Nichole Davis, Melissa Louise Ellis, Jeanne Geissberger, Matthew Steven Henry, Meda Joy Lindley, Wendy Kate Mann, Sarah Ashley Mearns, LaTisa DeAnne Mees, Elaheh Nojoumi, Denise Michelle Robinson, Brien Todd Stewart, Debra Marie Boone, Michael Brett Ehlert, Heather Ashley Elmore, Nathaniel L. Fusman, William Leasure, Jr., Christine Rebecca Lee and James Edwin McDonald.

• The Arts and Culture Alliance invites the general public to visit the regional scholastic art and writing awards exhibition at the Emporium Center at 100 S. Gay St. through Saturday, Feb. 12. Hours are: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, please call 523-7543. More than 3,000 local students submitted work for the competition this year. Seventy-five students will proceed to the national competition in New York.

• Several Farragut Middle School students are celebrating Groundhog Shadow Day, Wednesday, Feb. 2, by visiting Goody’s Family Clothing and shadowing employees to learn about their jobs. The event is sponsored by Junior Achievement of East Tennesse.

• Juniors and seniors with a 3.0 GPA from all Knox County high schools are invited to serve as interns to officeholders in the city, county, state, and federal governments. The internships run the first two weeks immediately following the end of the school year. Comcast Cable will award two $1,000 scholarships to students at the Optimist Club luncheon. Contact your guidance counselor for an application. For more information, call Linda Bonds at 966-9775 at Farragut High School.


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