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• ITT Technical Institute in Knoxville has announced the graduation of Christopher Fleming, of Knoxville, from the AAS of Applied Science program in Computer Drafting and Design. Fleming is a 1999 graduate of Farragut High School.

• Tate's Day Camp Open House, located on N. Cedar Bluff, will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, April 21. No reservations are required and all families with children between the ages of 3-15 are invited to attend. They will offer hayrides, lemonade, and on site registration. For more information, call 865-690-9208.

• Tennessee's special one-time April sales tax holiday starts at 12:01 a.m., Friday, April 27, and ends 11:59 p.m., Sunday, April 29. All the details about the states new sales tax holiday are available at

• Lipscomb University announces that artwork by Erin Brosey of Knoxville was chosen to be part of Lipscomb University’s annual student art exhibition. Brosey is showing a charcoal drawing titled “Series Part IV: Shore” and a charcoal and hairspray drawing titled “Series Part III: Bubbles.”

• Central High School Class of 1967 is holding its 40th reunion July 20-21. Information is available at Help is needed in locating addresses for classmates; a list is available on the Web site. Contact Idonna Tillery Bryson at 865-688-5816 or idonna@joshua1, Ann Paylor Williams at 865-687-7759 or or Debbie Dalton Lamb at 865-922-7172 or

• 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 at 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 from 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, June 16, at Time Warp Tea Room, 1209 North Central St., Knoxville. For more information, contact Linda Harrell Tunstall by phone at 865-986-4565 or by email at

• 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

• An Old Farragut High School reunion, through Class of 1967, has been planned for 8 p.m., Saturday, May 5, in the FHS commons. Any former Old Farragut School student is encouraged to attend. For more information, call George Hamilton at 865-688-6777 or Horris Hamilton at 865-966-5265.

• 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 through April 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 fall and spring semesters during financial aid disbursement. For more information, contact the Parents Association at 865-974-4546, by e-mail at or visit the Parent’s Association's Web site at

• Farragut Leadership Init-iative's “Battle of the Bands” will be 6 p.m., Saturday, April 21, at in the Farragut High School auditorium. Each band will have 20 minutes to play and is required to have at least one band member enrolled in a Knox County public or private school. First-place prize is eight hours of studio time and 100 CDs from Daystar Productions. Door prizes will be given throughout the night, and include gift certificates to Connor’s, Mimi's Cafe, Bonefish, Stir Fry, Cracker Barrel and Runners Market. The event is open to the general public and tickets are $5.

• Tate’s School of Discovery seeks entrants for its seventh annual elementary regional science fair, Sunday, May 6, through Tuesday, May 8. For details, call Shelley Pratt at 865-690-4255 or visit

• Families that wish to send their children to a Knox County School outside their designated school zone may apply for student transfers through April 20. Transfer request forms are available at students’ zoned schools. Forms are to be completed and left at the school for further processing. Families living outside Knox County that wish to send a child to a Knox County school 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 regarding transfer dates and procedures, contact the Knox County School transfer office 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. The school also offers free basic skills and GED preparation using a variety of teaching strategies, including one-on-one tutoring, small group work, computer tutorials, videotapes and written materials. For additional details, call Pellisippi State at 865-539-7109 or 865-329-3176, or visit the Web site at

• Powell High School’s Class of 1987 members are planning a 20-year class reunion for autumn 2007. If you are a 1987 PHS alumnus, not yet contacted by the reunion committee, send contact information to PHS 1987 Reunion Committee, P.O. Box 854, Powell, TN 37849, or e-mail Brenda Mincey at


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