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Ada Corder is this year’s recipient of the Ninth Annual Greg Holder Achievement Award at South Lincoln School. Holder, a longtime educator and administrator, was the first principal of the school.

The Southern Tennessee Ladies’ Society culminated this year’s mission by “Celebrating Our Scholars” with a Scholarship Awards Ceremony at the Franklin County Country Club in Winchester. 

Motlow State Community College recently held a Pinning Ceremony recognizing the 2018 Nursing Class graduates. Pictured are (seated, from left) the Motlow Moore County campus graduates Amy Evans, Lori Todd, Stephanie Godinez, Kayla Matlock, Jessica Joslyn, Megan Walker, (second row) Tricia Hi…

The family of Robert Nicholas Creson announced the 2018 recipients of the Nicholas Creson Memorial Scholarship. Pictured (at center) is KayLee Robinson, 2018 graduate of Riverside Christian Academy. The scholarship of $500 was presented by Madison Shelton (at left) and Case Creson. KayLee is…

Cooper Moran, of Fayetteville, was one of 57 students statewide to participate in the Tennessee Governor’s School for the Humanities during the month of June.

The 2018 First National Bank Student Advisory Board recipients of the annual Parmenas Cox Student Advisory Board Scholarships are Olivia Cox, Ardmore High School; Carson Warner, Forrest High School; Angel Howland, Tanner High School; Eli Wright, Riverside Christian Academy; and Kris Warf, Ri…

The 2018 First National Bank Student Advisory Board recipients of the annual First National Bank/Raymond James Investment contest are Patrick Jobman, Elkmont High School); Katy Payne, Grand Prize Winner, Ardmore High School; Mack Young, Giles County High School; and Will Eldridge, Riverside …

Maggie Dunivan of the Lincoln County Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter is Tennessee FFA’s 2018 Star Greenhand sponsored by Farm Credit Mid-America. The Star Greenhand is the highest award in the state bestowed on a Freshman FFA member.

Nine-year-old Jacob Smith thanks Lincoln County Mayor Bill Newman after a long day as serving as Mayor for the Day, an honor the youth won at a Riverside Christian Academy fundraiser. Jacob had brought his friend and cousin, Aubrynn Cobb, with him to enjoy the day as a special assistant to t…

Johnny Wyatt (far left) and Andy Wyatt (far right), sons of long-time educator Kate Wyatt, congratulate this year’s recipients of the Kate Grisham Wyatt Memorial Scholarships, Kara Minor and Alexis Britton. Kara is the daughter of Amanda Cavanah of Petersburg, and Alexis is the daughter of J…

Jlegna Goodwin (at center) is the 2018 winner of the Vandie Davis Spirit Award at Ralph Askins School. Also pictured are (at left) Avery Cross, the 2017 winner, and Brittany Barnett, Mrs. Vandie’s daughter. This award is given to a fourth grader who demonstrates a positive attitude, represen…

Saylor Hancock (at center) was the 2018 winner of the Marilyn Ashby Award at Ralph Askins School. Pictured with Saylor are (at left) Gavin Stubblefield, the 2017 winner, and Marcia Cannon, Mrs. Ashby’s daughter. The award is presented each year to one third grade student who demonstrates a c…

The Tennessee Future Farmers of America (FFA) Association’s five Stars, including a Lincoln County student, will embark on the Fourth Annual Tennessee FFA Star Tour presented by Farm Credit Mid-America June 12-15.

Sixty Riverside Christian Academy students, staff members and parents traveled to Washington D.C., New York City and Gettysburg April 8-14. The group toured Arling-ton National Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, the Museum of Bible, the Capitol, including the House and Senate Galleries, while they were i…

Sue Priest (at left), scholarship representative from the Lincoln County Retired Teachers Association, presents a $500 scholarship to Kaytlin Hobbs, pictured here with her parents, Tim and Angela Hobbs. She is a senior at Fayetteville High School and plans on attending Tennessee Tech Univers…

Early Head Start site manager, Kameesha Davis (far left), and SCHRA Head Start site manager, Lisa Lauture, (far right) are pictured with participating children and parents Francisco, Dorothy, Amber and Brittany at the Lincoln County Head Start facility located on Shelbyville Highway.

Riverside Christian Academy has announced that more than 15 percent of the Class of 2018 scored 30+ on the ACT college entrance exam. The highest possible score on the ACT is 36, and only 7 percent of test takers nation-wide score 30 or higher. RCA’s graduates who scored 30+ are pictured her…

In April, FPU’s Student Utility Board toured the Wastewater Treatment Plant and learned how Fayetteville’s wastewater is treated and returned to the Elk River, meeting all regulations of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation.

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Cooper Moran (left) and Aryan Burns took the individual championship while Aryan Burns was the first runner-up in the 2018 Tennessee Star Constitution Bee sponsored by the Polk Foundation. Both Moran and Burns are juniors at Lincoln County High School.

Dan Holt, owner of several area businesses, spoke to the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Student Advisory Board (SAB) members during the group’s final meeting of the school year held at Pebble Creek. Holt shared a message of the importance of a strong work ethic and giving back to the community.…

The Joe Askins Scholarship forms are available now in Fayetteville High School and Lincoln County High School guidance offices.

Alpha Kappa scholarship recipients for 2018 are recognized during the social club’s luncheon on April 5. Pictured are (from left) Lori Shoots, guidance advisor from Lincoln County High School; Camille Hester and her daughter, Georgia Hawkins, a scholarship recipient; Amy Gentile Grubb, Alpha…

Maggie Dunivan, who was named the Tennessee Star Greenhand during the FFA State Convention held recently, is pictured with Lincoln County High School FFA advisors Brad Parton, Jennifer Snoddy, and Tim Bradford.

Motlow State students and faculty will be asked to participate in three important surveys beginning in March and April.

Members of Lincoln County High School’s SkillsUSA Chapter traveled to Chattanooga Convention Center March 19-21 to compete at the State Leadership Conference. The students represented LCHS architectural drafting, culinary, opening and closing ceremonies, promotional bulletin board and the Sh…

Ralph Askins School students recently participated in the Amazing Shake, a competition that places an emphasis on teaching students manners, discipline, respect and professional conduct. Students learn how to give a proper handshake and a success-ful interview. Here, Jeff Whitmore, chairman …

The Highland Rim Advanced Band achieved a superior rating at the Tri-Lakes Band Directors’ annual Concert Performance Assessment hosted by the LCHS Band and Johnathan Johnson on Saturday, March 3. Students in the band are in grades 6-8 and have three years to as little as eight months experi…

Students at Fayetteville High School show their love and appreciation to their school administrators, presenting Eric Jones, Frank Stevens and Andrea Brewer with gift baskets and handwritten notes of gratitude to celebrate Principal Appreciation Day.