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Dr. Paula Thomas was honored as the 13th recipient of the Career Achievement Award during MTSU’s Fall Faculty meeting at Tucker Theatre. (MTSU photo by J. Intintoli)

Thomas honored as outstanding professor at MTSU

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 8:36 am

With more than 30 years of service molding future accountants as a member of the Jones College of Business faculty, Dr. Paula Thomas was honored recently as the 13th recipient of the Career Achievement Award during MTSU’s Fall Faculty meeting at Tucker Theatre. Thomas holds the Deloitte Foundation Professorship in Accounting, an honor “that reflects her success in instilling knowledge and professionalism in students and preparing them for careers,” University

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  • Duckett earns MTSU scholarship

    Posted on September 2, 2014 at 5:36 am

    Duckett, Walter

    Walter Norris Duckett, a transfer student from Motlow State Community College, has been awarded Middle Tennessee State University’s highest scholarship for transfer students, the Honors Transfer Fellowship. In addition to maintaining a 4.0 grade point average, Duckett is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and the Motlow College Honors Program. HIs school activities include serving as a senator in the Student Government Association and as president of the

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  • Homeschool Convention

    Posted on September 1, 2014 at 11:36 am

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    The Christian Homeschool Association of Lincoln County held the first annual homeschool convention at Riverside Christian Academy on Aug. 23. Many businesses and organizations were represented at the convention: Lincoln County 4-H, Motlow State Community College, Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library, Holistic Therapy Services, Redstone Arsenal Civil Air Patrol, Martha Buck’s Flute Studio, Darlene and Lauren Clardy and Jarad Durham (music lessons), Jennifer Tubeville (music lessons), Lego Club, Riverside Christian Academy,

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  • American Legion honors five Boys State delegates

    Posted on August 29, 2014 at 6:00 am

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    Five young men from Lincoln County attended Boys State and were recognized during an awards ceremony held at American Legion Post 42 here in Fayetteville. The teens that attended Boys State were Ty Wolaver, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club; Nick Smith, sponsored by the Lions Club; Caleb Hancock, sponsored by The Veterans of Foreign Wars; Cooper Shelton, sponsored by the American Legion; and Carter Stamps, sponsored by the American Legion.

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  • Legion recognizes four after selection to Girls State

    Posted on August 29, 2014 at 5:59 am

    Marie McConnell, (right) president of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 42 stands proudly with four girls, who recently returned from Girls State, as they hold their certificates of appreciation. The delegates are Bonnie Wake-field, sponsored by Fayetteville High School; Emma Gill of Lincoln County High School, sponsored by the Lions Club; Annie Steelman, LCHS, spon-sored by the American Legion Auxiliary; and Riley O’Neal, LCHS, spon-sored by the Kiwanis Club.

    Four young ladies received certificates of participation following their recent trip to Girls State. Marie McConnell, president of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 42 presented the certificates to Bonnie Wakefield, Emma Gill, Annie Steelman and Riley O’Neal at an awards ceremony at the American Legion recently. Girls State is a nonpartisan program that teaches young women responsible citizenship and love for God and country. Since the inception of the Girls State

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  • ‘Books from Birth’ tour to visit Stone Bridge Academy

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 9:59 am

    Books from Birth Bus

    The Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation has launched its Books from Birth 10th Anniversary Tour, which will conclude at the Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville on Sept. 30, visiting some 50 counties across the state in a 45-foot decorated touring coach. The bus tour will arrive at the Stone Bridge Academy in Fayetteville on Tuesday, Sept. 9. Parents are welcome to bring their children to the bus and enjoy book

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  • Foster, ASMDA scholar, attends Space Camp

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 5:58 am

    Tripp Foster

    Tripp Foster was the recipient of an Air, Space, and Missile Defense Association (ASMDA) scholarship, and spent a week at Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville June 29-July 4. This scholarship was all-inclusive, including one-week overnight stay at Space Camp, travel to space camp, flight suit and t-shirt, spending money, calling card, and picture package. It was highly competitive, open among all 9- 11-year-olds across

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