The prestigious P.E.O. Star Scholarship for the 2020-’21 academic year was awarded to Katelyn Wattenbarger, completing her freshman year studying agriculture at Tennessee Technological University. Katelyn’s excellence in leadership, extracurricular activities, community service, academic and…

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Fleet Reserve Association Branch 294 membership congratulates Destiny Harris, eighth-grade student at North Cumberland Elementary School, the first-place winner of its Americanism Essay Contest whose theme this year was “The Bill of Rights and Me.” She was awarded a certificate of recognitio…

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Fleet Reserve Association Branch 294 continues to recognize winners in its essay contest, “The Bill of Rights and Me.” This week, the organization recognizes Bethany Polson, sophomore at Stone Memorial High School, for her winning essay. She was awarded a certificate of recognition and a $15…

The Cumberland County High School sophomore was one of only nine district winners across the state, including students from private and public school districts. The competition, hosted by the Tennessee Arts Commission, was held virtually this year due to COVID-19 protocols. 

Pre-K registration will be at Cumberland County Community Complex. Kindergarten registration will take place at the elementary school the child will attend beginning in August.

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The Cumberland County Fire Department was unable to hold its annual firefighter’s banquet in early February because of state restrictions governing large gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cumberland County High School sophomore Melea Weingarten proudly represented Cumberland County Schools in the Tennessee State Finals of the Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest on Friday, March 12. The sophomore was one of only nine district winners across the state, including student…

Every year Fleet Reserve Branch 294 sponsors an Americanism Essay Contest. Students from grades 7-12 are encouraged to write a 150-word essay whose theme changes from year to year. The 2020-2021 theme was “The Bill of Rights and Me.” 

For a fun twist in integrating imagination into the curriculum, Mrs. Wyatt’s PreK class has been trying to catch a leprechaun.

National CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day (virtual) is a day that celebrates high school students who have made the decision to pursue a technical career field in the upcoming 2021-’22 school year at TCAT Crossville.

This scholarship is intended for a student who has a parent or immediate family member serving or has served in the United States Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard. An honorable discharge is required for those who are no longer actively serving. 

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Every year Fleet Reserve Branch 294 sponsors an Americanism Essay Contest. Students from grades 7-12 are encouraged to write a 150-word essay whose theme changes from year to year. The 2020-2021 theme was “The Bill of Rights and Me.” 

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Cumberland County Farm Bureau Women recently held an essay contest for countywide fifth-grade students as part of the Tennessee Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee’s statewide contest.  

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Brown Elementary celebrated 100 Days of School — and being 100 days smarter — with lessons, activities and dressing up.

Sixth-grade Brown Elementary students studied and constructed airplanes in STEM class with instructor Brad Houston. Students made several trial flights with their model planes, measuring distance and discovering what makes them fly and characteristics that improve performance. They compared …

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In 1992, the Fairfield Glade Garden Club established the Helena Schmidt Scholarship in their founder’s honor. The club offers scholarships to students who are graduating from Cumberland County High School or Stone Memorial High School. Candidates must be accepted in a program resulting in a …

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In recent ceremonies at the Crab Orchard Veterans of Foreign Wars meeting, three students from Pine View Elementary and three from Crab Orchard Elementary schools were awarded cash prizes for writing essays on patriotism.  

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Public, private and home-schooled high school aged students are eligible to enter the Reba Bacon Memorial High School Art Competition with an approved entry form. The Cumberland Art Society, 186A S. Walnut Ave., Cookeville, has sponsored this annual event for 43 years.  

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Tennessee College of Applied Technology Crossville presented its Perfect Attendance Scholarship for the fall term to Kelsey Brock of Sparta. She is a student in the practical nursing program. 

A total of 142 students enrolled at Tennessee College of Applied Technology Crossville were recognized for having an “A” average for the fall term. Transcripts reflect scores in three areas including classroom, shop and work ethic. 

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The Crab Orchard Elementary School Beta Team, sponsored by Mrs. Armes, has been busy this year. They meet two to three times a week before school to collect classroom recycling, read to their kindergarten buddies, announce Friday announcements and work on art projects for local nursing homes.

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Tye Lowe, a junior at Cumberland County High School, hopes to study law and enter the field of politics in the future.

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Cumberland County FFA members know how to get their hands dirty! They recently competed in the District FFA Land Judging Career Development Event (CDE). Land Judging consists of determining characteristics of the soil from looking at the face of the soil inside a soil pit and the land around…

Martin Elementary FCCLA has partnered this year with Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. The organization held a two-week fundraiser called “Teaching in a Tutu” where students could put their spare change in milk jugs with teachers’ faces on them. The top three earning teach…

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The Crossville Lions Club assembled 60 Diabetes Emergency Kits for 12 Cumberland County schools, giving five kits per school. Each kit contains one bottled water, one bottle of glucose tablets and one pack of cheese crackers. 

On Oct. 31, Tri-County Federated Auto & Truck Parts of Crossville donated supplies to the collision repair program. Chris Wilson, instructor, said, “Thank you, Marshall Pugh and Earl Reagan at Tri-County Federated Auto Parts, for the donation. We really appreciate this. It will help our …

Attention all students, Crossville Fleet Reserve Association Branch 294 is once again sponsoring the 2020-2021 FRA Americanism Essay Contest. This year’s  theme is "The Bill of Rights and Me.” The Americanism Essay rules are as follows:

Michelle Pettus’ fourth-grade class at Crab Orchard Elementary enjoyed a virtual visit from Brian Sherrill with the Art Circle Public Library. Sherrill completed several science experiments with the students and also shared a book with them.

Ali Harris of Crossville graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Carson-Newman University at the conclusion of the institution’s spring semester. Commencement ceremonies, postponed due to the pandemic, were held virtually Aug. 7.

TnAchieves, the partnering organization to the Tennessee Promise serving 90 counties and over 100,000 students annually, is excited to present a new virtual mentoring opportunity that will allow mentors to provide high impact supports while adhering to local, state and federal social distanc…

The time-honored tradition of Welcome Back Week at Roane State Community College is right around the corner. Events will be held Monday, August 24, through Thursday, August 27, with each of the college’s nine campuses are participating.

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