Education

Haslam, Ramsey and Harwell to convene education summit

Education September 17, 2014 at 7:10 pm Comments are Disabled

Review of Tennessee’s progress, update on current status and discussion on future success. NASHVILLE–Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam joined Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey and House Speaker Beth Harwell today to announce that key stakeholders of K-12 education from across the state will come together in Nashville on Thursday, September 18 forRead More

Gatlinburg-Pittman High School celebrating 50 years

Gatlinburg-Pittman High School celebrating 50 years

Education, Local News September 16, 2014 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

By Michael Williams In the fall of 1963 the two schools in Gatlinburg were combined to join two communities and two student bodies as one. The Phi Beta Phi High School and Pittman Center High School were consolidated creating Gatlinburg-Pittman High School. The students who first attended the newly consolidatedRead More

Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce Foundation 2014 non-traditional scholarship winners

Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce Foundation 2014 non-traditional scholarship winners

Education, Local News September 9, 2014 at 10:44 pm Comments are Disabled

Submitted Jennifer Kittredge and Amy Ejma have each received a $1,000.00 scholarship from the Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce Foundation to apply to their continuing education. Jennifer is currently employed at The Silver Tree in Gatlinburg.  She is a student at Walters State Community College working toward a degree in ElementaryRead More

WSCC paramedic ceremony

WSCC paramedic ceremony

Education, Local News August 21, 2014 at 7:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Walters State’s 21st class of paramedics is now prepared to serve emergency service agencies across East Tennessee. A total of 15 graduates were recognized at a ceremony held on Aug. 15 at the Morristown campus in which their technical certificates were conferred. Walters State offers the three-semester Paramedic program asRead More

Sevier County 4-H’ers attends national conference

Sevier County 4-H’ers attends national conference

Education, Local News August 13, 2014 at 7:45 pm Comments are Disabled

By Michael Williams Alexis Hall from Sevier County was one of two Tennesseans selected to attend the 2014 National Institute on Cooperative Education Conference. Alex Crockett from Fentress County was selected as the other Tennessee representative. The conference was held at Virginia Tech University in Blacksburg, July 26-30. The conferenceRead More

Great kids in history: the youngest drummer boy

Great kids in history: the youngest drummer boy

Education August 13, 2014 at 5:50 pm Comments are Disabled

By Michael Williams The Medal of Honor is the highest honor that can bestowed on an American, either as a civilian or a soldier. Most of the time the medals are awarded to combat veterans. Earning the medal is very difficult and requires that a person show bravery and valorRead More