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2019 NBA Draft Preview: Franklin High alum Garrison Mathews

2019 NBA Draft Preview: Franklin High alum Garrison Mathews
BY GRANT LEDGISTER  Garrison Mathews is one of the latest Williamson County basketball players hoping to hear their name called in the upcoming 2019 NBA draft. The basketball standout graduated from Franklin High School in 2015. He attended Lipscomb University the past four years and was instrumental in leading the Bisons to several postseason appearances ...
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CPA’s Clarke, Vandy coach Corbin reflect on College World Series, Rocker’s run

CPA’s Clarke, Vandy coach Corbin reflect on College World Series, Rocker’s run
By CHIP CIRILLO Shortly after Vanderbilt’s 2018 season ended one win short of the College World Series with an extra-inning defeat, Philip Clarke changed the background on his cellphone to TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. Clarke and the Commodores will depart for the stadium pictured on his phone Wednesday after winning the Nashville Super Regional three ...
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Williamson County businesses warned of athletics scam

Williamson County businesses warned of athletics scam
By WCS InFocus  Williamson County Schools has a new warning to pass along to local businesses. It has come to our attention that a company out of Fort Worth, Texas, known as Sports Media Marketing, is looking to collect sponsorships for Centennial High School promotional merchandise. This is the typical scam: an organization offers to ...
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College-sponsored National Merit Scholarship winners are third group to be announced

College-sponsored National Merit Scholarship winners are third group to be announced
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation last week announced more than 3,500 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities. Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among the finalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program who plan to attend their institution. These awards provide between $500...
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Hillsboro principal reassigned to future middle school; Fairview Elementary assistant promoted

Hillsboro principal reassigned to future middle school; Fairview Elementary assistant promoted
By WCS InFocus Hillsboro School Principal Dr. Alicia Justice has been selected to open the new middle school on Henpeck Lane that is scheduled to open in August of 2020, and Fairview Elementary Assistant Principal Dr. Tracy Bullard has been promoted to Fairview Elementary principal. Interim Superintendent Jason Golden made the announcements on Wednesday. Bullard ...
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Researchers, educators to share latest research, best practices regarding learning disabilities

Researchers, educators to share latest research, best practices regarding learning disabilities
CURREY INGRAM ACADEMY Approximately one in five students has a learning disability, such as dyslexia or ADHD, according to current research, and providing effective teaching and support strategies are critical for student success. Russell Barkley, Ph.D., the leading authority on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD) in children and adults, is the keynote s...
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State Board of Regents to consider tech school, community college tuition increase recommendations

State Board of Regents to consider tech school, community college tuition increase recommendations
TENNESSEE BOARD OF REGENTS The Tennessee Board of Regents will consider combined tuition and fee increases at the state’s community and technical colleges averaging 2.45 percent at its June 21 quarterly meeting, under recommendations approved on June 4 by the board’s Finance and Business Operations Committee. The committee’s recommendations would raise tuition by $102 and...
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Golden answers another round of parents’ questions during WCS ‘let’s meet’ session

Golden answers another round of parents’ questions during WCS ‘let’s meet’ session
PHOTO: WCS interim Superintendent Jason Golden speaks with Dee Sinard (left) and Judy Solan after Tuesday’s “let’s meet” session at the district office. // Photo by John McBryde By JOHN McBRYDE At one point during the most recent “let’s meet” session between Williamson County Schools interim Superintendent Jason Golden and the community, Board of Ed...
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