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• The following local students have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of the South for the Advent 2010 term: Marcela Weber of Knoxville, daughter of Renee and Charles F. Weber. Sara Hildebrand of Knoxville, daughter of Lisa & Charles A. Hildebrand. Emily Noggle of Knoxville, daughter of Vicki Filchock & Kenneth S. Noggle. Rebecca Price of Knoxville, daughter of John M. Price and Sandra K. Price. Trevor Marquand of Knoxville, son of Karen and Brent R. Marquand. To earn a place on Sewanee’s Dean’s List, a student must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.625 on a 4.0 scale.

• John Maier graduated from Georgia Southern University, December 2010.

• Jonathan James Randazzo, son of Mr. and Mrs. Juan Randazzo of Knoxville, TN was named to the Dean’s List at Pensacola Christian college for academic achievement during the 2010 fall semester. This was a result of earning a B average or higher.

• Sara Mishu of Knoxville has been named to the dean’s list for the fall term at Centre College, Danielle, Ky. this honor is reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average. Mishu is the daughter of Sam and Mary Mishu of Knoxville and is a graduate of Webb School of Knoxville.

• Students who wish to apply for admission to the fall 2011 Nursing program at Pellissippi State Community College have two key deadlines to meet before the end of January. New applicants must register for the Kaplan Nursing Entrance Exam by Jan. 29 and take the exam no later than Jan. 31. There are only 12 examination spots available on Jan. 31. Nursing applications also must be submitted by the deadline of Jan. 31. Admission to Pellissippi State is required before applying to the Nursing program. Applications for the Nursing program, as well as additional information, can be found at Questions about the Nursing program may be made by e-mailing or calling 865-539-7362. For admission to Pellissippi State, or call 865-694-6400.

• High school students, adult learners and community college students are all invited to “Meet Maryville” at 9 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 29. The open house event is designed to help people become more familiar with the nationally recognized liberal arts college. For more information, call 865-981-8092 or visit

• Knox County law office after school program, 4-5:30 p.m., every Tuesday at the Knox County Community Law Office, for kids grades 1-5. Each week a different guest artist or project will be provided.

• The American Red Cross offers programs appropriate for primary, elementary, middle and high school students to aid in preventing infectious disease. The American Red Cross offers Scrubby Bear®, a hand washing program which aids in teaching children the importance of good hand washing habits. To schedule a class, contact Jennifer Ussery at 865-584-2999 or

• Law Firm establishes loan repayment assistance program at The UT College of Law- Students at The University of Tennessee College of Law will soon benefit from a loan repayment assistance program (LRAP) for law students or alumni pursuing legal careers in the public service sector. For more information call Kristi Hintz, UT Media Relations, 865-974-3993, or Tanya Brown, College of Law Director of Communications, 865-974-6788,

• American Museum of Science and Energy will be hosting the East Tennessee Middle School Science Bowl at the Oak Ridge Campus of Roane State Community College On February 5, 2011. More information and registration is available at


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