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Posted 8/9/18

Claire Lacie Leatherwood graduated from Roane State 

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Claire Lacie Leatherwood graduates from Roane State 

HARRIMAN — Claire Lacie Leatherwood of Cleveland graduated from Roane State Community College following the 2017-18 academic year.

Roane State is a two-year college providing transfer curricula, career-preparation programs and continuing education. Founded in 1971, the college has campuses in Crossville, Harriman, Huntsville, Jamestown, Knoxville, LaFollette, Lenoir City, Oak Ridge and Wartburg.

Teeona Hall,  Amanda McClellan graduate from Southern Adventist University

COLLEGEDALE – Teeona Onjalique Hall graduated from Southern Adventist University on July 26, receiving a Master of Social Work with an emphasis in Trauma and Emergency Management. While in attendance, she was inducted into the Phi Alpha Honor Society.

She is the daughter of Laurie Williams of Cleveland and Dexter Hall.

Amanda Marie McClellan graduated from Southern Adventist University on July 26, receiving a bachelor of science in nursing.

She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. McClellan of Cleveland.

Founded in 1892, Southern Adventist University enrolls approximately 3,000 students pursuing degrees ranging from associate to doctoral. The university is located in Collegedale, Tennessee, and has been ranked a “Top Tier” institution by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” guide for 16 consecutive years.

Bancroft, McClendon named to ETSU dean’s list 

JOHNSON CITY – The Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy at East Tennessee State University has announced the names of students who attained a GPA qualifying them for inclusion in the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester. 

To receive this honor, students must successfully complete a minimum of 12 hours and earn a GPA of at least 3.5 or above, with no grade below a B-minus. 

Those named to the Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy Spring 2018 dean’s list included Alexa N. Bancroft and Drew M. McClendon of Cleveland.

Jedisen Pritchett attends Space Camp

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Jedsen Pritchett of Old Fort recently attended Space Camp Robotics Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Space and Rocket Center, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center.
The weeklong educational program promotes science, technology, engineering and math, while training students and adults with hands-on STEM activities and missions based on teamwork, leadership and decision-making.

This program is specifically designed for trainees who have a particular interest in programming and engineering. The mission of Space Camp Robotics is to show trainees how engineers develop solutions for real-world problems using real-world technologies. At all age levels, trainees use state-of-the-art robotics systems to compete in air, sea and land activities and missions. Using the Office of Naval Research’s SeaPerch undersea robotics, Pritchett and the other trainees test payloads on an unmanned aerial vehicle, all while strengthening teamwork and leadership skills. At the end of their missions, the teams arrived in time to graduate with honors.

More than 750,000 trainees have graduated from Space Camp and its sister programs since its inception in Huntsville, Alabama in 1982, including European Space Agency astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti and NASA astronauts Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger, Dr. Kate Rubins and Dr. Serena Auñón, who recently launched to the International Space Station. 

Children and teachers from all 50 states and 69 international locations have attended a Space Camp program.


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