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Montgomery County Students on Committees Program Application Deadline is Friday

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government applications for the Students on Committees Program is due by Friday, April 15th, 2016.

In the Students on Committees Program, area high school students may apply to serve as ex-officio members of various County Government committees for the 2016-17 school year.

Montgomery County Government is now accepting applications for the Students on Committees Program.

Montgomery County Government is now accepting applications for the Students on Committees Program.

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APSU Dual Enrollment can allow High school students earn College Credit

 

APSU - Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – High school juniors and seniors looking to jumpstart their college careers now have financial incentives to take dual enrollment courses at Austin Peay State University (APSU).

Tuition for dual enrollment classes, for up to 12 credit hours per semester, is now $166.00 per hour, which is significantly lower than regular tuition.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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Montgomery County Students on Committees Program Accepting Applications

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government is now accepting applications for the Students on Committees Program.

In the Students on Committees Program, area high school students may apply to serve as ex-officio members of various County Government committees for the 2016-17 school year.

Montgomery County Government is now accepting applications for the Students on Committees Program.

Montgomery County Government is now accepting applications for the Students on Committees Program.

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American Heart Association says New CDC Report Amplifies Concerns About E-cigarette Ads and Youth

 

American Heart AssociationWashington, D.C. –  American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments on a new Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

The report, which analyzed data from the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS), found that seven in 10 middle and high school students – more than 18 million youths – see e-cigarette ads from one or more media sources:

Unlike tobacco products, e-cigarettes are not age-restricted. Use among youth approximately doubled between 2011 and 2012, by which time an estimated 1.78 million students in grades 6–12 had tried the devices, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Unlike tobacco products, e-cigarettes are not age-restricted. Use among youth approximately doubled between 2011 and 2012, by which time an estimated 1.78 million students in grades 6–12 had tried the devices, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Tennessee Higher Education Commission releases 2016 Labor Education Alignment Education Program (LEAP) Annual Report

 

Tennessee LEAPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) has released the 2016 Annual Report for the Labor Education Alignment Education Program (LEAP), highlighting the early successes of LEAP in local communities in engaging education and employers to develop a pipeline of skilled workers in Tennessee. The report showcases LEAP as a model for alignment between industry and education.

LEAP is one of the primary initiatives of the Drive to 55, Governor Bill Haslam’s push to grow Tennessee’s postsecondary educational attainment rate to 55 percent by 2025.

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Austin Peay State University Dual Enrollment Class gives high school students glimpse of Medical School

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In the spring of 2016, some of the area’s brightest high school students—including public school, private school and home-schooled students—will have an opportunity to take a rigorous dual enrollment class at Austin Peay State University to see if they have what it takes to survive in the medical profession.

The class, Human Anatomy & Physiology, will be offered from January 19th – April 27th through APSU’s Center for Extended and Distance Education, with Clarksville orthopedic surgeon Dr. Cooper Beazley leading the class.

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

The campus of Austin Peay State University. (APSU)

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House focuses on assisting Veterans in Tennessee

 

Written by Curtis Johnson
Tennessee State Representative for 68th District
Speaker Pro Tempore

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Republicans in the House have spent a great deal of time this legislative session focusing on bills to assist veterans and currently serving military personnel in Tennessee.  Building on legislation passed over the last several General Assemblies, the House hopes to continue finding ways to make life easier for military members and their families in the state.

One bill from this year, House Bill 8, will ensure high school students that train between their junior and senior year in the National Guard or go to advanced training after their senior year will still remain eligible for the state’s Tennessee Promise program.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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High School Students can get traditional College Experience at APSU using Tennessee Promise

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – There’s a lot of buzz these days about Tennessee Promise and going to college for free. Tennessee Promise is a good option as a last dollar scholarship for high school students in Tennessee covering tuition and mandatory fees at Tennessee community colleges and colleges of applied technology.

Another option for high school students interested in taking advantage of Tennessee Promise would be to use the scholarship at a four-year University such as Austin Peay.

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Tennessee Ranks 39th in National KIDS COUNT Child Well-Being Report

 

Tennessee Commission on Children and YouthNashville, TN – Tennessee is 39th in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2013 National KIDS COUNT Data Book ranking of child well-being released today.

Rankings on 16 indicators are clustered in four domains — Economic Well-Being, Education, Health, and Family and Community. Tennessee improved slightly on two domains, held steady on one, and dropped on another.

“Child well-being is a barometer of the current and future well-being of the state,” said Linda O’Neal, executive director of the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth, state affiliate of the KIDS COUNT program, “and while we are disappointed Tennessee’s 2013 composite ranking dropped from 36th in 2012 after three years of ‘best ever’ state rankings, we are pleased to see progress in several indicators. «Read the rest of this article»

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Governor’s Square Mall recruiting Fashion Advisory Board Members for 2013-2014 School Year

 

Interested Students are asked to bring Application and copy of most recent Grades to Interviews May 11th in the Food Court

Governors Square MallClarksville, TN – Governor’s Square Mall is looking for approximately 20 high school students interested in participating in the 2013-2014 Fashion Advisory Board (FAB).

The Fashion Advisory Board is made up of high school students who have a passion for fashion, retail and marketing. The program is open to any current high school students with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

As a member of the Fashion Advisory Board students will represent Governor’s Square Mall in an ambassador-like position. «Read the rest of this article»

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