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Susan Wells won this year’s Kinslow Award for excellence in teaching in the College of Business. She works day and night to see that her students get the best education they possibly can and also councils and mentors many of her students.
Monterey High School VITAL Students of the Month for March. Pictured from left to right Adam West (VITAL Facilitator), Hunter Grubbs (Integrated Math B), Faith Walker (Integrated Math B), Joseph McMorrow (8th Grade Personal Finance), Jeff Slagle (lab facilitator).
Congratulations to Linda Taylor for being named Cumberland County Habitat’s Volunteer of the Month.
Earlier this month, TCAT, Crossville’s computer information technology program hosted a Relay for Life fundraiser. Students raised $300 for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Congratulations to students with TCAT.
Emma McDonald of Livingston Academy is the recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen award, presented by the Old Walton Road chapter of Cookeville. Students must display the qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism.
Livingston recently hosted a “Name the Eagles” coloring contest with local K-8 schools. First place went to 8th grader at Rickman Elementary, Zoey Budzilek.
Jacob Atkinson, age 10, from Cookeville placed first in the USA Gymnastics State Meet in Knoxville. Jacob is a fifth grader at Martin Elementary School.
Cookeville’s Tim Phy won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Music City Division Opener on Center Hill Lake. Tim brought a five-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 3 ounces, to the scale!
Congratulations to TTTU’s Vice President for student affairs, Marc Burnett for receiving the 2017 Giving Back Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
Congratulations to Tennessee Tech Chess Club member John Steven Pyle of Cookeville. He competed in the Smoky Mountain Chess Club Tournament at Dollywood. Out of 91 players, he tied for third place in the novice section.
Congratulations to Cade Boswell & Luke Leftwich, VITAL students of the month at Algood Middle School.
Amanda Conner was named Cornerstone Elementary’s Teacher of they Year!
Congratulations to Ciara Cobb for being named Capshaw Elementary Teacher of the Year!!
Austin Layne of Cookeville came in second place at the Middle Tennessee American Legion oratory contest in Manchester. Congratulations Austin!
The Cumberland County Habitat for Humanity named Bob Cope it’s volunteer of the month for January. He’s volunteered for three years pricing donations and testing electrical equipment for the ReStore.
We are so proud of these teams that made it to state: Upperman Lady Bees, Clarkrange Lady Buffaloes and Pickett County Lady Bobcats! Go Upper Cumberland Teams!
Congratulations to Chris Kendrick of the Crossville Police Department. The 27 year veteran was recently named patrol captain. He has also been named officer of the month 13 times during his career, received 9 letters of merrit and 4 letters of commendation.
Senior Austin Maberry was recently honored as Jackson Co. High’s Good Citizen for his community activities with Future Famrers of America as chapter president. He’s also a member of FCA and is a member of the Dodson Branch Volunteer Fire Dept.
Tanner Malone of Alexandria was honored by the Alexandria Volunteer Fire Department naming him an honorary member.
Upperman High School’s Wes Spillers just signed his letter of intent to play golf for Milligan College.