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Fort Campbell to hold Education Fair, November 16th

 

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Fort Campbell Army Continuing Education Services (ACES) is hosting an education fair November 16th from 9:00am until 2:00pm at the SSG Glenn H. English, Jr. Army Education Center.

Twenty three colleges and universities will be represented, along with a number of education-related programs and organizations including, Veterans Affairs (VA), Sink Library, AMEDD, Military One Source, Women Veterans of America Chapter 20 and others.

This event is open to the public and provides an opportunity for military personnel, family members, civilians, retirees and others to speak face-to-face with representatives from public and private colleges and universities from across the nation regarding degree programs, enrollment policies and financial pathways.

Education Fair to be held at Fort Campbell on Wednesday, November 16th.

Education Fair to be held at Fort Campbell on Wednesday, November 16th.

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LEAP Annual Scholarship Essay Contest

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – The LEAP Annual 7 Points Scholarship Essay Contest is open to Clarksville Montgomery County School System and Fort Campbell High School seniors. Each year, the theme highlights one of our 7 principles of Leadership, Enlightenment, Achievement, Perseverance, Outreach, Responsibility, and Growth.

The LEAP Organization recognizes the importance of encouraging youth to be productive and responsible citizens, and is honored to provide resources to assist youth in their quest to pursue higher learning opportunities.

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Allee-Sutton Hethcoat Crowned 2017 Miss Tennessee USA at APSU

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Miss Williamson County, Allee-Sutton Hethcoat, was crowned Miss Tennessee USA Saturday night, October 8th at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee.

Hethcoat accepted her new crown from the reigning Miss Tennessee USA, Hope Stephens of  Livingston, and will compete in the 2017 Miss USA Pageant.

Allee-Sutton Hethcoat is crowned Miss Tennessee USA 2017 at Austin Peay State Univeristy in Clarksville, Tennessee.

Allee-Sutton Hethcoat is crowned Miss Tennessee USA 2017 at Austin Peay State Univeristy in Clarksville, Tennessee.

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Grand opening for APSU Wayne and Marianne Ard Building set for October 13th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University will celebrate the grand opening of the Wayne and Marianne Ard Building — the new home of the University’s Health and Counseling Services— on Thursday, October 13th, with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

The event will begin at 2:30pm, and is free and open to the public. A building tour and reception will follow at 3:00pm.

Ribbon cutting ceremony for APSU Wayne and Marianne Ard Building to be held Thursday, October 13th.

Ribbon cutting ceremony for APSU Wayne and Marianne Ard Building to be held Thursday, October 13th.

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2nd annual Be More Like Wade Scholarship 5k Run/Walk/Crawl exceeds expectations

 

Wade Morgan - Be More Like WadeCunningham, TN – Last Saturday, July 30th, 2016 the 2nd annual “Be More Like Wade Scholarship 5K Run/Walk/Crawl” was held at the Montgomery Central Schools in honor of Wade Morgan. The race began at 8:30am.

All proceeds go into a scholarship fund which will be given to a Montgomery Central Senior who demonstrates similar characteristics of #bemorelikewade. He exemplified the true meaning of a genuine person by being a selfless individual and always having an optimistic outlook on life.

The second annual Be More Like Wade 5k Scholarship Run/Walk/Crawl was held Saturday, July 30th, 2016.

The second annual Be More Like Wade 5k Scholarship Run/Walk/Crawl was held Saturday, July 30th, 2016.

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Clarksville moves forward with Plans for Pat Head Summitt Plaza at Freedom Point

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Civic leaders gathered Thursday to announce a major step toward the goal of honoring Pat Head Summitt, hometown hero and legendary University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, with a statue and interpretative display along the Cumberland River in Clarksville.

Coach Summitt died June 28th from Alzheimer’s disease, five years after a diagnosis of early onset dementia forced her to retire from her legendary UT coaching career, during which her teams won a record 1,098 games and eight NCAA national titles.

Clarksville Leaders Unveil Plans for Pat Head Summitt Plaza at Freedom Point Thursday morning, July 14th.

Clarksville Leaders Unveil Plans for Pat Head Summitt Plaza at Freedom Point Thursday morning, July 14th.

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Consumer Reports Partners with Reveal to Investigate the Nation’s $1.3 Trillion Student Debt Crisis

 

What Caused The Student Debt Crisis and What People Can Do About It

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – Consumer Reports has partnered with the nonprofit Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting to produce a special report examining the nation’s growing student debt crisis, in which some 42 million people owe $1.3 trillion. The report explores how the crisis occurred, and what people—including parents and students—can do about it today.

The education debt report is being released concurrently today by both institutions, with a cover story in Consumer Reports’ August issue, and online at both ConsumerReports.org/studentdebt and RevealNews.org/studentdebt

Consumer Reports survey finds 45% of people who have left college with student loan debt say college was not worth the cost; More than half reported problems making loan payments at least once.

Consumer Reports survey finds 45% of people who have left college with student loan debt say college was not worth the cost; More than half reported problems making loan payments at least once.

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From Shy to Sensational, LEAP Honors High School Graduate, Danielle Dillard

 

LEAP OrganizationClarksville, TN – Thanks to Ms. Regina Dillard, a single mom learned about the great services that the LEAP Organization offered to youth while working at the Department of Children’s Services for referring her daughter Danielle to the program.

Danielle, while not an at-risk youth, was eager to participate. She learned about the goals of LEAP’s youth enrichment programs. Danielle proudly mentions that LEAP changed her life in many different ways and helped her to develop the self-confidence that she needed to be successful.

Danielle Dillard and her mom with Scholarship check

Danielle Dillard and her mom with Scholarship check

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Philanthropist Janet Ayers to give keynote address at APSU Spring Commencement on May 6th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Janet Ayers, a nationally recognized business leader and president of the philanthropic Ayers Foundation, will deliver the keynote address at Austin Peay State University’s 87th Spring Commencement on May 6th.

The Ayers Foundation was created in 1999 to sustain and/or significantly improve the quality of life in Tennessee. The organization accomplishes this mission through financial support for college scholarships, medical services for children, research into pre-cancer detection and diagnosis, continuing education for teachers, mental health research and other initiatives.

Janet Ayers to speak at APSU’s 87th Spring Commencement. (Donn Jones)

Janet Ayers to speak at APSU’s 87th Spring Commencement. (Donn Jones)

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Clarksville’s Dancing with the Stars set for Saturday March 5th, 2016

 

Altrusa International of ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Altrusa International Foundation of Clarksville presents its Seventh Annual Dancing with the Stars show on Saturday March 5th, 2016, 7:00pm at the Austin Peay State University’s Music/Mass Communications Building. This year will be an All-Star Reunion Show with 10 former Stars once again returning to the stage!

The event is held as a fund raiser to provide scholarships to non-traditional students. Our goal this year is to present $10,000 in scholarships.

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