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• South College announces several local students have recently received academic honors. The following students have been named to the Fall 2007 Dean’s List: Tammy Ball, Kimberly A. Epley, Renee Kaisare, Thomas L. Kelley, Shelly M. Lawson, Jennifer D. Massey, Kari J. Newman, Kristen D. Peterson, Sara Premura and Courtney Williams. Students with a grade-point average of at least 3.5 qualify for the Dean’s List. The following students have been names to the Fall 2007 President’s List: Hilary J. Clark, Abby K. Copeland, Erin R. Dilly, Douglas D. Dodd, Christy M. Franklin, Tanya Fry, Yvonne Geraghty, Andrew M. Jones, Vincent E. McKelvey, Stephen B. Mosley, Jennifer L. Raney, Jessica M. Sands, David H. Smith, Gina M. Sprague, Paige S. Stevens, Sheri L. Towne, Kandise L. Walker, Elyse C. Weimer, Wesley R. Wright and Carrie L. Wyatt. To qualify for the President’s List students must maintain a 4.0 GPA. The following students were named to the President’s Mid-Quarter List: David Lambert and Minh-Hai Nguyen. The Mid-quarter List recognizes students who began classes halfway through the quarter.

• Farragut Middle School PTSA will hold a clothing drive through Friday, March 7. Clean clothes, except socks and underwear, can be dropped off in barrels located in FMA lobby. Monetary donations can be made to Knox County Clothing Center and can be dropped off in FMS main office.

• Participating restaurants will donate a portion of their proceeds Friday, March 11, to Knox County Schools for the purchase of Junior Reference Collection and Discovering Collection on-line research tools for every library in the Knox County school system. For more information and a list of participating restaurants, visit www.kcs.k12tn.net/index.htm.

• Deadline for Knoxville Writer’s Guild Young Writers’ Award for Poetry has been extended to Saturday, March 15. Contest is open to all high school students in greater Knoxville area and offers cash prizes. For additional information, visit www.knoxville writersguild.org or call 865-386-0805.

• Greenway is now enrolling for sixth-, seventh- and limited eight-grade openings for 2008-2009 and invites interested families to tour and meet the faculty at a Visitors’ Open House from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 12. No reservation is necessary. For more information, call 865-777-0197 or visit www.greenwayschool.edu.

• The University of Tennessee Col-lege of Social Work announces it will offer distance-education programs for students pursuing a Master of Science Degree in social work beginning this summer. UT distance education coordinator will offer a presentation beginngin at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 13, at Tennessee Tech University for interested students. For additional information regarding the presentation or program, call 615-256-1885.

• Students interested in registering for Roane State Community Col-lege’s summer term may do so from Friday, March 14, through Thursday, March 20. Students who have not applied for admission are encouraged to contact the admissions office at 865-882-4523. Students also may contact the campus nearest them for registration or admission information. The phone numbers are: Roane Cou-nty, 865-882-4523; Oak Ridge, 865-481-2002; Campbell County 423-562-7021; Cumberland County, 931-456-9880; Fentress County, 931-752-8320; Knox County Center for Health Sciences, 865-539-6904; Loudon County, 865-986-1525; Morgan County, 423-346-8700 and Scott County, 423-663-3878.

• Episcopal School of Knoxville announces its recognition by Taylor Publishing with an Honorable Mention Award of Excellence for its 2007 yearbook. Yearbook advisor is Brandi Guerry.

• Roane State Community College announces the appointment of Michelle Adkisson as director of its new Morgan County campus, set to open Spring 2008. Adkisson is a Morgan County native and Roane State graduate. She has worked for RSCC for 15 years. She most recently served as the college’s adult education supervisor, overseeing the college’s adult education program in Morgan, Roane and Scott counties.

• Webb School of Knoxville’s Upper School will present playwright Jeffrey Hatcher’s psychological murder mystery, “Murder By Poe,” beginning at 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 7, Saturday, March 8, and Monday, March 10, in Bishop Center auditorium on Webb School campus. Admission is free and open to the public.

• Pellissippi State Technical Community College is sponsoring its fifth annual open house for home-schooled students and their parents from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, in the Goins auditorium at PSTCC’s Hardin Valley campus. Reservations should be made by Monday, March 10. For additional information or to make reservations, call 865-539-7155.

• Princeton Review is proctoring a Free ACT Practice Test beginning at 9 a.m., Saturday, March 8, in the library at Farragut High School. Students should sign up in the FHS Guidance Office by Friday, Feb. 29.

• American Museum of Science and Energy will host the Energy Bowl through Thursday, March 6, in AMSE auditorium.

• Corporation for National and Community Service named Lipscomb University to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts and service to disadvantaged youth.  Only eight schools in the state were named to this prestigious list.

• Amherst Elementary will hold its Spring Carnival from 10 a.m., to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 8, at its campus off Ball Camp Pike. The theme this year is “Racing Toward a Brighter Future. Events will include games, food, vendors and ‘Jazzy Jars.”

• Webb School of Knoxville will host its annual Art Show and Sale Thursday, March 6, through Sunday, March 8, in Lee Athletic Center on Webb School campus. Event will open with a reception from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, March 6. Event will continue from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday, March 7, and from 10 a.m., to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 8. For additional information, call Debbie Laney at 865-291-3846.

• Hardin Valley Academy is looking for parents interested in becoming involved with HVA PTSA. For more information, email Sandra Rowcliffe at Sandra@rowcliffe.info.

• Pellissippi State Technical Community College Foundation announces the completion of its dollar-for-dollar Challenge Grant from U.S. Department of Education. Foundation raised required funds of $362,000. USDE matched each dollar. Funds will be used toward scholarships, equipment and other areas of need.

• Pellissippi State Technical Community College announces its approval from Tennessee Board of Regents, to offer an Associate of Science in Teaching degree for elementary education, with a K-6 emphasis. Degree will transfer to any TBR institution, and to Carson-Newman College. For more information, contact Meg Moss at 865-694-6673 or mvmoss@pstcc.edu.

• Webb School of Knoxville an-nounces it has received The All-Tennessee Award from Tennessee High School Press Association for its 2007 Priceps Yearbook.

 

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