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Education

  • Bauer to be summer graduate of Ohio State University

        Matthew Dale Bauer of Wartburg, son of Jett and Lynne Trent, will complete his infectious diseases fellowship at Ohio State University this summer.  
        Matthew was valedictorian of his class at Coalfield High School in 2003. He then went on to Tennessee Technological University, where he graduated with B.S. degrees in biochemistry and cellular & molecular biology.      

  • Tennessee Tech University Dean’s List

        Local students making the 2017 Dean’s List for Tennessee Tech University are as follows:

    Deer Lodge
    Douglas K. Adkins, Autumn R. Labossiere, Savannah N. Shanklin and Jessie L Tompkins,

    Harriman
    Anthony William Wilkins,

    Lancing
    Jordan S. Durham, Tiffany D. Jackson, Phillip Andrew Sims, James Jacob Taylor and William C. Wilson

    Oakdale
    Courtney P. Helton, Lachele Grace Palmer and Sierra F. Snow

  • TCAT-Crossville Practical Nursing Program hosts annual Garden Day

        The TCAT Practical Nursing Program hosted the Second Annual “House of Hope Summer Youth Program Garden Day” on Wednesday, June 7, at the TCAT campus. The day was filled with education, lots of laughter and good food. The children arrived on campus and took some time to get to know each other better before heading over to the TCAT Crossville Cultivating the Crossroads With TLC Community Garden.

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  • Morgan County Schools’ food services earn $5K grant

        The Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the Morgan County Schools’ food services department.
    The Healthier Tennessee Community Grant is earmarked to continue ongoing programs the school system has developed that “encourage and enable physical activity, healthy eating and tobacco abstinence,” according to a press release.
        To earn the grant, Morgan County had to reach the following goals:

  • Unicorn Fund 2017 Annual Scholarship Brunch held

        The Unicorn Fund recently held its annual Scholarship Brunch with about 70 guests attending. 
        All of this year’s students were able to attend and meet Unicorn Fund volunteers and board members, along with some of the sponsors of their scholarships.
        Organizers said they “were all very excited to give them our best wishes.”

  • Phlebotomist trained at Roane State loves her work

    STAFF REPORTS
    MORGAN COUNTY NEWS

        Trained at Roane State, this Morgan County teen has landed a job she loves and is getting rave reviews for her performance.
        Taylor Collins, 19, is a phlebotomist, a medical technician who draws blood for various lab tests and procedures.
        She won her certifications in phlebotomy, IV-therapy, EKG screening and as a medical assistant from Roane State’s Knox County Center for Health Sciences in June 2016.

  • 2017 Summer Reading Program at Coalfield Public Library

    June 20: Session 3 - Book and Nature Walk
    June 27: Session 4 - Book and Special Guest

    July 11: Session 1 - Book, Art & Skype
    July 18: Session 2 - Book, Drama & Art
    July 25: Session 3 - Book, Craft and Special Guest

  • TCAT-Crossville to host high school-to-college Open House July 17

        Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT)-Crossville will host a high school-to-college open house from 2:30-5:30 p.m. on Monday, July 17, for area students wishing to learn more about available training programs, dual enrollment opportunities and admissions.
        During open house, students in grades 9-12 and their parents may come to TCAT Crossville, located at 910 Miller Ave., to tour the campus, learn more about available training programs and meet instructors.

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