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• King College students in traditional and professional studies undergraduate programs who received academic honors for the spring 2010 semester: Virginia Lee PuaNani Coffman, Elisabeth Kathleen Ferguson, John Samuel Ferguson, Joy Tamara Henry and Edith Anne Jones, all of Knoxville.

• Farragut High School Junior Cheer Camp will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., July 26-30. Camp is for ages 5-12. It is staffed by the FHS cheerleaders and is an interactive camp with cheers, dances, jumps and more. The cost is $55 and includes a nightly snack and a T-shirt. There will be a performance for the parents at the end of the week. Registration begins at 5:30, Monday, July 26 in the FHS Commons. No early registration.

• Rachel Click Wilson of Farragut graduated from the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, Va. with a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree. Wilson is the daughter of Larry and Jan Click of Farragut. She received the honor of distinctive scholar in geriatrics. She will complete a residency at Bristol Regional Medical Center, and plans to practice family medicine in East Tennessee.

• Three May graduates of The Episcopal School of Knoxville, Justin Badgett, Dominic Disanto, and Jamie Wise, will attend boarding schools next year, all with merit scholarships. Justin will attend high school at McCallie in Chattanooga, Dominic at Webb School at Bell Buckle, and Jamie at Christ School in Arden, N.C. All three boys attended The Episcopal School for all three years of Middle School. Each student cited the strong academic curriculum of his chosen school as a primary reason for selecting it. Justin said he was drawn also to the wide range of advanced classes and extracurricular activities at McCallie. Dominic was impressed by the college placement of graduates and the friendliness of students at Webb Bell Buckle. Jamie liked the mountain-view campus and varied sports options at Christ School. Jamie said he began thinking about boarding school when his older brother’s best friend enrolled in McCallie. Justin and Dominic said they first considered boarding school after attending the annual Boarding School Fair at ESK.

 

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