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• A Cedar Bluff Elementary School fifth-grade student, Chihye Kim, has won first place in an annual art contest sponsored by the Tennessee Bar Association. It is the second straight year she has achieved that honor.

• Kroger Atlanta Division has donated $37,000 to five Tennessee graduating high school seniors and 29 elementary and middle schools that earned the grocer’s Earning Plus Learning rewards. Ariel Buehler and Brandon Rodgers Farragut High School were two of the five Tennessee high school graduates who received $1,000 in scholarship winnings.

• Taryn Marashi of Knoxville, Class of 2011, was named to the Dean’s Honor List at Agnes Scott College for the spring semester. She is the daughter of Melinda Marashi.


• Jordyn Pasley from Knoxville graduated at Georgia Southern’s spring commencement with a Bachelor of Science degree.

• Farragut-area students have been honored at Lipscomb University for academic achievement during spring semester 2010. At the end of each semester, students who make perfect grades for the semester while taking at least 12 credit hours are named to the Provost’s List. Students who achieve a grade average of 3.5 to 3.99 are named to the Honor Roll. Bearden High School graduates who have earned academic achievement: Allyson Hall, family and consumer sciences, Provost’s List; Andrew Hall, biology, Honor Roll; Jenny Randolph, biology, Provost’s List; Andrew Shankles, history, Provost’s List; Ben Fennell, Bible, Provost’s List and Lydia Buckley, undeclared, Honor Roll. Farragut High School graduates who have earned academic achievement: Derek Allison, biochemistry, Provost’s List; Jessie Hitzing, accounting, Provost’s List; Christine Perry, Spanish education, Provost’s List; Sage Woodroof, Bible, Honor Roll; Lindsey Wilkerson, marketing, Honor Roll and Deanna Giles, interdisciplinary education, Honor Roll. Knoxville Catholic High School graduate, Chase Nieri, a biology major, achieved Honor Roll status.

• Several Farragut-area students were awarded a degree from Lipscomb University at the conclusion of spring semester 2010. Farragut High School graduates include: Evan McKee, bachelor of business administration, cum laude, marketing; Derek Allison, bachelor of science, summa cum laude, biochemistry; Jessie Hitzing, bachelor of business administration, summa cum laude, accounting; Christine Perry, bachelor of arts, magna cum laude, Spanish education; Sage Woodroof, bachelor of arts, magna cum laude, Bible. Bearden High School graduates include: Andrew Hall, bachelor of science, summa cum laude, biology and Andrew Shankles, bachelor of arts, magna cum laude, history.

• A new class for the spring 2010 semester, the Museum Studies at KMA course, offered students the opportunity to learn firsthand how a museum functions and view from behind the scenes the role it plays in the life of a community. Those enrolled in the 3-credit art course spent part of their time in the traditional classroom setting, learning about art history, the role of artists and the purpose of education in a museum. The remainder of class time was spent on-site at KMA, where students interacted with museum visitors, led tours and talked with the public about the exhibits. For more information, visit www.pstcc.edu/ admissions or call 865-694-6400.

• Campbellsville University has announced the academic honors’ list for the spring 2010 semester. Andrew Davis McNeill, a senior from Louisville, has been named to Campbellsville University’s President’s List for the spring 2010 semester. The spring 2010 academic honors’ list includes a total of 409 students, with 160 achieving a 4.0 grade point average and having been named to the President’s List. Others who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5-3.99 are named to the Dean’s List; there are 249 named to that list.

• Rotary Club of Knoxville presented its two annual Outstanding Teacher of the Year awards –– one to an elementary school teacher and one to middle/high school teacher. Each winner received a check for $500 and a $250 gift certificate for school supplies at A&W Office Supplies. Jane M. Luhn, a second-grade teacher at Rocky Hill Elementary, was named one of the two.

• Come share your memories at Webb Day Camp. There’ll be a cookout, old and new camp songs, films from the ‘70s and s’mores. All Camp Webb “alumni” and former staff are welcome, so spread the word. Cookout will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, June 25, at Webb School Amphitheater. RSVP by June 11 to: campwebb@webbschool-.org

• Farragut High School Class of 1985 is celebrating the good ‘ol times during a weekend event Friday, June 18 and Saturday, June 19. Get ready to share in the memories since those fateful days and visit the place they called home (and some still do). Friday evening will offer a lakeside bar-b-que at the home of classmate Cliff Kirk. This will be a casual outside event under the East Tennessee sky to reconnect with old friends. Saturday evening, June 19, there will be a semi-formal event at Fox Den Country Club. For more info, visit http://www.classreport.org/usa/ tn/knoxville/fhs/1985/

 

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