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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Proclaims Student Veterans Week

 

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Services Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder have announced September 24th-30th, 2017 as Student Veterans Week for their contributions to enrich campuses statewide.

In 1944, just weeks after the D-Day invasion, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed into law the Servicemen’s Readjustment Act, commonly known as the GI Bill which provides veterans with access to education, employment and housing opportunities. 

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.

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CMCSS announces Rebecca Padgett now Assistant Principal at Rossview High School

 

Clarksville Montgomery County School System (CMCSS)Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System has appointed Dr. Rebecca Padgett as the Assistant Principal, School Support Coordinator at Rossview High School.

Dr. Padgett has been selected as assistant principal and school support coordinator at Rossview High School.

Dr. Rebecca Padgett

Dr. Rebecca Padgett

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CMCSS names CHS Principal Jena Luna Director of High Schools

 

CMCSS Announces Other Appointments

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System has made four administrative appointments for leadership positions.

Jean Luna is named the Director of High Schools for CMCSS. She has 19 years of experience in education in the states of Iowa, Washington, North Carolina and Tennessee. She will earn her doctorate of education from Lipscomb University this December.

Jena Luna named CMCSS Director of High Schools

Jena Luna named CMCSS Director of High Schools

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APSU receives over $70,000 to Support Student Veterans

 

Tennessee Higher Education CommissionNashville, TN – The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) announced today that 13 colleges and universities in Tennessee will receive additional funding and program support to serve veterans and service members and help them earn postsecondary degrees as part of Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s Drive to 55.

Austin Peay State University (APSU) is to receive a Veteran Reconnect Grant of $79,954 from THEC.

More Than $750,000 Awarded to Tennessee Colleges to Support Student Veterans

More Than $750,000 Awarded to Tennessee Colleges to Support Student Veterans

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Nashville Sounds return to First Tennessee Park Tuesday for Nine Game Homestand

 

615 Night, Franklin Barreto Bobblehead, and Father’s Day Hat Highlight Homestand

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club is back in action at First Tennessee Park on Tuesday, June 13th when they welcome the Iowa Cubs – the Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs – for a four-game series.

Following the Cubs series, the Sounds host the New Orleans Baby Cakes – the Triple-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins – for a four-day, five-game series from June 17th-20th.

Below is a preview for each game of the homestand

Nashville Sounds kick off Nine Game Homestand Tuesday at First Tennessee Park.

Nashville Sounds kick off Nine Game Homestand Tuesday at First Tennessee Park.

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Cumberland Arts Centre announces Lauren Street to direct Beauty and the Beast

 

Cumberland Arts Centre Dinner Theatre - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – The Cumberland Arts Centre is proud to announce that Lauren Street, M.F.A., will be directing the upcoming musical production of Disney’s® Beauty and the Beast in the upstairs theatre. She will also be holding classes for the newly formed School of Performing Arts at the theatre.

Lauren holds a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Theatre from Middle Tennessee State University and a Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance from the University of Louisville.

Lauren Ashlee Street, M.F.A.

Lauren Ashlee Street, M.F.A.

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Nashville Sounds releases Tentative Opening Day Roster

 

Nashville Sounds Baseball

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club, in conjunction with the Oakland Athletics, has announced its tentative Opening Day roster. The Sounds begin the 40th anniversary season on Thursday when they open Pacific Coast League play in Round Rock, Texas.

Led by the 21-year-old number one prospect Franklin Barreto, the Sounds have nine players listed among Oakland’s top prospects (according to Baseball America). The list includes INF Matt Chapman (No. 3), INF Chad Pinder (No. 7), RHP Daniel Gossett (No. 8), C Bruce Maxwell (No. 10), INF/OF Matt Olson (No. 17), INF/OF Renato Nuñez (No. 18), RHP Paul Blackburn (No. 23), and RHP Bobby Wahl (No. 26).

Nine Baseball America Top-30 Prospects & Lipscomb Alum Highlight 2017 Nashville Sounds Squad.

Nine Baseball America Top-30 Prospects & Lipscomb Alum Highlight 2017 Nashville Sounds Squad.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) fills Administrator Positions

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) has selected three candidates to fill administrator positions for the upcoming school year.

Current assistant principal, Scott Wainwright, has been appointed to serve as the principal of New Providence Middle School.  Rossview Middle School teacher, Jenette Spurbeck, has been chosen as an assistant principal at Clarksville High School (CHS).  Richview Middle School (RIMS) teacher, Lisa Courson, has been selected as an assistant principal at RIMS.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System's administrators (Top: L to R) Scott Wainwright, Jenette Spurbeck, and Lisa Courson.

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System’s administrators (Top: L to R) Scott Wainwright, Jenette Spurbeck, and Lisa Courson.

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2016 Legislative Session of the 109th Tennessee General Assembly report

 

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative - District 68Nashville, TN – The 109th Tennessee General Assembly adjourned on April 22nd, 2016 to become a part of Tennessee history with passage of major legislation to reduce crime, cut tax burdens, spur job growth, accelerate the state’s success in K-12 education, boost the number of college graduates, curb drug abuse and curtail drunk driving.

State lawmakers also passed significant legislation to ease traffic congestion, reduce child abuse, aid farmers, increase access to healthcare and medication, increase voter participation and provide a safer environment for the elderly.

Following, please find a copy of some of the highlights of this year’s legislative action.

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

Tennessee State Representative Curtis Johnson

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Clarksville Montgomery County School System names Schanda Banister-Doughty Principal for Rossview High School

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County School System - CMCSSMontgomery County, TN – Rossview High School assistant principal Dr. Schanda Banister-Doughty will be promoted to the principalship at Rossview, following the retirement of Frank Myers at the end of this school year.

Doughty, who earned her doctorate of education from Lipscomb University, has served at Rossview as a teacher and administrator for 14 years.

Schanda Banister-Doughty promoted to Princial for Rossview High School.

Schanda Banister-Doughty promoted to Princial for Rossview High School.

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