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• Farragut High School is hosting a Game Night, 6:30 to 10 p.m., Thursday April 5, in memory of Sarah Infante. Infante was a FHS student killed in a car accident last month. Admission is $2 and will go towards a memorial plaque for Infante in the Memorial Garden. Any remaining amount will be given to Tennessee Association of Student Councils.

• The University of Southern California in Los Angeles has named Amanda Kaschak of Farragut on the Dean’s List and was recently inducted into the National Academic Honor Society, Alpha Lambda Delta. Kaschak is a member of the B.F.A acting Program, minoring in screenplay writing with the USC School of Cinema. She recently performed in a musical production of “Three Penny Opera.”

• Gibbs High School Class of 1972 will hold its 35th Reunion 5-9 p.m., Saturday, June 16, at Time Warp Tea Room, 1209 North Central St., Knoxville. For more info, contact Linda Harrell Tunstall at 865-986-4565 or tunstalllinda@aol.com.

• Young High School Class of 1967 will be celebrating its 40-year reunion June 9 at Calhoun’s on The River. Help the committee find the following: Jerry Beeler, Gail Chambers, Barbara Davis, Judy Davis, Ann Green, Chris Haws, Jeff Heath, Shirley Hutchinson, Verna Jackson, Janie Johnson, Allen Jordan, Mary Long, Joe McCarter, Edd Orr, Theresa Payne, David Pittman, Joe Poston, Karen Ressler, Barbara Sanders and Charlotte Taylor. For more information, call Linda at 865-573-1181 or YHS1967Reunion@aol.com.

• An Old Farragut School reunion has been planned for 8 p.m., May 5, at the Farragut High School cafeteria. Any former Old Farragut School student is encouraged to attend. For more information, contact George Hamilton at 865-688-6777 or Horris Hamilton at 865-966-5265.

• The University of Tennessee graduate programs in law, business, education and nursing are once again ranked among the top programs in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. The 2008 rankings rate public and private institutions in the same lists based on peer assessment and various statistical data. The news magazine's rankings are available on newsstands and the U.S. News and World Report Web site at www.usnews.com/usnews/ edu/grad/rankings/rankindex_ brief.php.

• Through member contributions, the UT Parents Association is offering 12 scholarships in the amount of $1,000 to students who have achieved excellence in one of the following areas: academic, service or leadership. The application period is April 1-27. To be eligible, at least one of the students' parents or guardians must be members of the Parents Association. Funds will be distributed to students in 50-percent increments for the fall and spring semesters during financial aid disbursement. For more information, contact the Parents Association at 865-974-4546, by e-mail at parents@utk.edu or visit the association's Web site at http://parents.utk.edu/scholar-ships.html.

• The East Tennessee Historical Society invites candidates to apply for its ninth annual Teachers History Institute, June 4-8. To be eligible, teachers must be teaching social studies in either public or private schools in Tennessee. The title of the 2007 institute is “Voices of Opportunity: Industrialization Comes to Tennessee.” The institute requires teachers to be in-residence for the week, with lodging, transportation, admissions, and all meals, except breakfast, furnished. The deadline for applications is April 15. For more information contact, Lisa Oakley at 865-215-8828 or oakley@east-tennessee-history.org. or visit the ETHS Web site at www.east-tennessee-history.org.

• Tate’s School of Discovery seeks entrants for its seventh annual elementary regional science fair Sunday, May 6 through Tuesday, May 8. This year’s event will be at Knoxville Christian Center. This event is intended to foster interest in a range of scientific areas, provide interaction with members of the scientific community, and to build a bridge brings about enhanced educational opportunities for our students. Judges will be from the local scientific community and prizes awarded for each age-related category. For details, call Shelley Pratt at 865-690-4255 or visit www.tatesschool.com/-sciencefair.

• Families that wish to send their children to a Knox County School outside their designated school zone may apply for student transfers April 2-20. Transfer request forms are available at students’ zoned schools, and should be left at the school for further processing after they are completed. Families living outside Knox County that wish to send a child to KCS should fill out a form at the desired school. Transfer forms are valid for only one school year and must be filled out annually. Notification of approved and disapproved applications will be mailed in July. For additional information, contact KCS at 865-594-1503.

• Pellissippi State Technical Community College’s adult education program offers students ages 17 and older free English classes, days or evenings, at Knoxville locations. For details, call PSTCC at 865-539-7109 or 865-329-3176 or visit www.pstcc.edu.

• South College named the following area residents to the Fall Quarter 2006 President's List and Dean’s List — 37922: Bradley, D. Benson, President's List; Jod. N. Durham, Dean's List; Nichole E. Fraize, President's List; Yvonne C. Geraghty, President's List; Clara C. Handly, Dean's List; Christopher J. Haney, Dean's List; Sheila Hannus, Dean's List; Jennifer C. Hassinger, Dean's List; Lorie R. Keel, President's List; Bradford Middleton, President's List; Michael M. Mihalko, President's List; Maggie J. Morrow, President's List; Candy J. Olandt, President's List; Laura M. Searles, Dean's List and Lesha L. Self, Dean's List.

37923: Donnie S. Affel, President's List; Shana N. Church, President's List; Melissa A. Green, President's List; Brittany M. Hutchens, President's List; Lindsay J.Murray, Dean's List; Sarah Steele, Dean's List; Alishia J. Thompson, Dean's List; Sheri L. Towne, Dean's List; KaTessa J. Watson,President's List; Elyse C. Weimer, President's List and Courtney E.Williams, President's List

37934: Deborah L. Bunner, Dean's List; Douglas D. Dodd, President's List; Jennifer L. Eidemiller, Dean's List; Tanya Fry, President's List and Julie A. Meisler, Dean's List.

 

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