One of 11 U.S. honorees

‘Lead. Learn. Proclaim.’ Award to Sompayrac

KNOXVILLE — Among the National Catholic Educational Association’s 2024 honorees of its “Lead. Learn. Proclaim. Awards” is Dickie Sompayrac, president of Knoxville Catholic High School — one of the 11 recipients nationwide this year.

“The LLP award highlights the outstanding work being done in Catholic education communities across the country,” an NCEA press release stated.

“Within our Catholic school communities, there are those who are the premier advocates for Catholic education. Our LLP honorees tirelessly carry out the mission of faith formation deeply invested in the students, the schools and their ministry,” said Lincoln Snyder, NCEA president/CEO.“Together let’s honor them for doing the Lord’s work as true servant leaders.”

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Town of Farragut Museum Committee’s Black History Month program

Resistance from repression did not begin with the Civil Rights Act — it was there from the beginning in Africa, Dr. Cynthia Fleming, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, professor told an audience during Town of Farragut Museum Committee’s Black History Month program in Farragut Community Center Sunday afternoon, Feb. 26.

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