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Three students pioneer Columbia State’s new anesthesia technology program

Three students pioneer Columbia State’s new anesthesia technology program
ABOVE: From left are Amanda Judice (Spring Hill); Sue Christian, program director and instructor of anesthesia technology; Darbee Hollis (Cypress Inn); Jessica Krizman (Franklin); and Dr. Kae Fleming, Columbia State dean of the Health Sciences Division. // SUBMITTED   COLUMBIA STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Columbia State Community College recently honored the three inaugura...
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FRA alum, LSU basketball coach Will Wade finally speaks about suspension

FRA alum, LSU basketball coach Will Wade finally speaks about suspension
By David Boclair  NashvillePost.com Franklin Road Academy alum and LSU basketball coach Will Wade admitted he made mistakes. He did not, however, acknowledge any wrongdoing in relation to NCAA recruiting rules as alleged in sworn testimony earlier this year in the FBI’s expansive case against corruption in college basketball recruiting. It was those allegations, beginning...
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MTSU now accepting public comment on plan to raise tuition and fees

MTSU now accepting public comment on plan to raise tuition and fees
MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY The Middle Tennessee State University Board of Trustees will consider a proposal to increase undergraduate in-state tuition and mandatory fees at its June 18 meeting. Undergraduate in-state tuition would go from $3,690 to $3,777, a 2.35% increase. Mandatory fees would go from $913 to $935, a 2.41% increase. According to information ...
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Columbia State announces Spring Hill, Thompson’s Station graduates

Columbia State announces Spring Hill, Thompson’s Station graduates
Columbia State Community College last week announced the spring 2019 graduates. In total, 490 students graduated from Columbia State May 4, with 344 degree and certificate candidates recognized during the fall commencement ceremony. Marygayle Alley of Spring Hill graduated with an Associate of Science degree in University Parallel . Dazarius Andrews of Spring Hill graduate...
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Battle Ground Academy’s 130th graduating class offered $10.3 million in scholarships

Battle Ground Academy’s 130th graduating class offered $10.3 million in scholarships
BATTLE GROUND ACADEMY Battle Ground Academy held its graduation on Sunday, May 19, celebrating the matriculation of 93 students. Christina Conrady, who will attend Washington University in St. Louis, and Jenna Diab, who will attend Rice University, were the Valedictorian and Salutatorian respectively. “The class 2019 has been incredibly successful here at BGA. Having been...
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Loudon promoted to principal at Thompson’s Station Middle School

Loudon promoted to principal at Thompson’s Station Middle School
New principal at Thompson’s Station Middle Williamson County Schools interim Superintendent Jason Golden has announced that Thompson’s Station Middle School assistant Principal Jason Loudon will take over as principal, effective July 1, replacing Paula Waits, who is relocating out of state. “Jason helped create the vision for Thompson’s Station Middle, and he has a complet...
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EXTRA CREDIT: Learning Differences

EXTRA CREDIT: Learning Differences
Introduction As the Head of School at Currey Ingram Academy, I am humbly blessed to be part of a school that for 50 years has successfully educated students with learning differences. This Extra Credit article is a snapshot of the state of learning difference education. What are Learning Differences? Learning Differences are more formally recognized ...
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Public given variety of opportunities to meet WCS school board’s pick for superintendent

Public given variety of opportunities to meet WCS school board’s pick for superintendent
By JOHN McBRYDE Now that the Williamson County Schools’ Board of Education has entered into negotiations with interim Superintendent Jason Golden for the position of the district’s superintendent, he will be available to meet the public in a variety of settings. Golden had a Facebook Live session Wednesday described as a “meet and greet.” There ...
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Interim Williamson County superintendent will address public Wednesday via Facebook Live

Interim Williamson County superintendent will address public Wednesday via Facebook Live
Williamson County Schools Interim Superintendent Jason Golden will be on a Facebook Live webcast beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. The webcast with the district’s new leader is being described as a “Meet and Greet.” Some members of the School Board have suggested hiring Golden as permanent superintendent, an idea outgoing Superintendent Mike Looney ca...
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Centennial boys basketball job opens back up after departure

Centennial boys basketball job opens back up after departure
The Centennial boys basketball head coaching position has reopened to a new hire. Previously-hired coach Miquel Coleman of Seneca (Ky.) has withdrawn from the role, leaving the Cougars searching once more for Pete Froedden’s replacement. “We learned last night that Coach Coleman has resigned his position as Head Basketball Coach at Centennial,” WillCo ath...
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The Class of 2019 starts receiving diplomas this weekend

The Class of 2019 starts receiving diplomas this weekend
Members of the Class of 2019 will begin graduation ceremonies this week in our area, starting with Spring Hill High School today, and concluding on the Memorial Day holiday with Brentwood Academy. Following is the schedule of graduation ceremonies in our area: May 17 Spring Hill High School, 7 p.m., May 17, on the football ...
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