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• Christian Academy of Knoxville has named Frank Merry as its new development director. Merry comes to CAK from Fairhope, Ala., where he served as Headmaster at Bayshore Christian School for the past three years. Merry and his wife, Delinda, served as missionaries in Niger for a number of years before returning to the United States.

• Christian Academy of Knoxville announces it has named Jenny Dell as its new communications director. She will be responsible for all CAK events and communication including the Web site, newsletters and correspondence. Dell earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and public relations from The University of Georgia. Throughout her career she has gained valuable media and public relations skills having had the opportunity to work with various churches and faith-based organizations such as Samaritan’s Purse, Habitat For Humanity, Campus Crusade for Christ, and Crown Financial Ministries.

• Parents and guardians of 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 Feb. 22, may apply for a transfer from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., the week of July 28 through Aug. 1. 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 February, proof of current residence such as a rental, lease or purchase agreement also will be required.  If there has been a change in family circumstances such as a divorce, custody or guardianship arrangement, a court document to prove the change must be presented.             Transfer applications may be made at the Andrew Johnson Building, First Floor, Room 103, 912 S. Gay St.

• Christian Academy of Knoxville announces Jan Kitelyn has accepted the position of elementary assistant principal. Kitelynn earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Southern Connecticut University and later a master’s degree in educational administration from Pensacola Christian College.  She has been an educator for 39 years, with 21 of those spent working in Christian education. In addition to her classroom experience, Kitelynn served as principal of her former school for nine years.

• Oxford College announces Rikita Merai, daughter of Anil J Merai and Nancy A Merai, was named to the Merit List of Oxford College for its Spring 2008 semester.

• Emory College announces the following local students have been named to ists Spring 2008 Dean’s List: Laura Jenkins, daughter of Dale E. Jenkins and Cheri S. Cole-Jenkins, Robert Press, son of Mark L. Press and Dr. Hejung Press and James Nance, son of Paul B. Nance and the Rev. Catherine Clark Nance.

• Dartmouth College announces Ada Elizabeth Graham, daughter of John H. Jr. and Robin L. Graham, graduated Summa Cum Laude during its Spring 2008 Commencement exercises.

• Rose-Hulman Institute of Techn-ology announces Kendra Albers has been named to its Dean’s List for Winter 2008 quarter. Kendra is the daughter of Larry and Cydne Albers.

• The University of Wyoming lists Kathryn E. Fambrough as a member of the 2008 Spring semester academic Dean’s List and Freshman Honor Roll.

• Furman University announces the graduation of James F. Hawkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Hawkins; Christopher M. Swift, son of Leslie and Michael Swift; and Matthew R. West, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gary West.

• Furman University announces the addition of Stephanie A Dale, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kick Dale, and Jordan M. Greene, son of Suzanne and Robert Greene, to their Dean’s List for the Spring Term 2008.

• Farragut Primary, Intermediate and Middle Schools will hold New Student Registration at the following times: through Monday, Aug. 11, registration will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. each Monday and Tuesday and from 8 a.m. to noon each Thursday and Friday. There will be no registration hours on Wednesdays. School begins Monday, Aug. 11. To expedite the registration process bring the following items to registration: Tennessee School Immunization Certificate, birth certificate, Social Security card and proof of residence in the Farragut district. If moving from outside Knox County include the address of your child’s previous school.

• Columbia College announces Katherine L. Wolfson of Farragut graduated with a bachelor’s degree in film and video during its Saturday, May 17, Commencement Ceremony.

• Marietta College announces Kimberly N. Page, daughter of Karen and Alan Page, has been named to its Dean’s List for the spring 2008 semester. Any full-time Marietta College student completing at least 15 credit hours with a grade point average of 3.00 to 3.49 in a given semester is recognized as a Dean’s List student for that semester. Page is a graduate of Farragut High School and has completed work on a Bachelor of Arts with a major in psychology during the spring semester at Marietta.

• Samford College announces Robert R. Baird, son of Dr. and Mrs. Mike Baird, was honored during spring awards ceremonies for undergraduate and graduate students in Samford University’s Brock School of Business. Baird received the $1,150 John C. Pittman Scholarship in honor of academic achievement and future promise.

 

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