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Clarksville’s LEAP to hold $1,000 Scholarship Essay Contest for Seniors

 

scholarshipClarksville, TN – The LEAP Organization is proud to announce its 4th annual  7 Points Quest Scholarship Essay contest for high school seniors designed to encourage and promote the 7 principles of Leadership, Enlightenment, Academic 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. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU to host Homecoming Scholarship 5K November 1st

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This year’s Austin Peay State University Homecoming theme, Gov Strong, will take on an added meaning on November 1st as University alumni and supporters push themselves to complete the 2014 Scholarship 5K Run.

The race, through a USA Track and Field certified course, will begin at 9:00am that Saturday at the Pace Alumni Center at Emerald Hill.  The challenge that day will come toward the end of the run, when tired participants tackle the steep hill in front of the alumni center. This final stretch has led runners to say with pride that they “conquered Emerald Hill.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Kiara Young Crowned Miss Tennessee USA 2015 in Clarksville Saturday night

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – Miss Tennessee USA was crowned Saturday night, making her Tennessee’s next hopeful in the 2015 Miss USA pageant.

Miss Greater Nashville, Kiara Young, accepted her new crown from the reigning Miss Tennessee USA, Kristy Landers Niedenfuer of  Nashville. Niedenfuer also placed in the top 20 at the Miss USA pageant this past June in Baton Rouge.

Miss Tennessee USA 2015, Kiara Young, accepts her crown from Miss Tennessee USA 2014, Kristy Landers Niedenfuer, and Miss Tennessee Teen USA 2015, Hannah Faith Greene.

Miss Tennessee USA 2015, Kiara Young, accepts her crown from Miss Tennessee USA 2014, Kristy Landers Niedenfuer, and Miss Tennessee Teen USA 2015, Hannah Faith Greene.

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APSU Governors Football’s Ben Campbell semifinalist for Campbell Trophy

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsDallas, TX – Austin Peay State University senior punter Ben Campbell is one of 167 semifinalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation Campbell Trophy, college football’s premier scholar-athlete award.

A Johnson City, TN native, Campbell is one of three Ohio Valley Conference and 37 Football Championship Subdivision nominees for the Campbell Trophy.

An elementary education major with 3.4 grade-point average, Campbell is a five-time member of the Athletics Director’s Honor Roll, including one semester on the Dean’s List.

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Austin Peay State University Basketball Bash draws more than 200 Govs, Lady Govs fans

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – More than 200 Austin Peay State University basketball fans attended the annual Basketball Bash, Saturday night, at the Bud Barn on the Charles Hand Farm.

Sponsored by the Governors Club, each ticket bearer was served a KC steak dinner along homemade desserts. Proceeds from the event are dedicated to summer school scholarships and housing in both programs’ efforts to graduate their respective players on time.

Austin Peay State University head men's basketball coach Dave Loos, center, and assistants Corey Gipson, left, and Bubba Wells took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Saturday night, at the Basketball Bash. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State University head men’s basketball coach Dave Loos, center, and assistants Corey Gipson, left, and Bubba Wells took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Saturday night, at the Basketball Bash. (APSU Sports Information)

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APSU Annual Basketball Bash set for Saturday at Bud Barn

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s Governors Club is sponsoring the annual Basketball Bash, beginning 6:00pm, Saturday, at the Bud Barn on the Charles Hand Farm.

Tickets for the annual Austin Peay basketball fundraiser are $40.00 each.

All proceeds for the event benefit both the Governors and Lady Govs basketball programs—it has been dedicated to summer school scholarships in both programs’ efforts to graduate their respective players on time.

The Annual Basketball Bash is set for Saturday night at the Bud Barm. (APSU Sports Information)

The Annual Basketball Bash is set for Saturday night at the Bud Barm. (APSU Sports Information)

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106th annual Lone Oak Picnic brought out the Cunningham Community Saturday, as well as the Candidates

 

The Civitan ClubCunningham, TN – The Central Civitan Club held the 106th Annual Lone Oak Picnic on Saturday, July 27th, 2014 at the Central Civitan Building located on Alonzo Place. The picnic started at 10:00am and continued until 3:00pm.

The Civitan Club prepared 4 whole hogs, 30 shoulders and 300 chicken halves for the event. There was also ice cream, coke products and water available. It is estimated that just over 500 people turned out Saturday.

The famous Lone Oak Picnic Barbecue Sandwich.

The famous Lone Oak Picnic Barbecue Sandwich.

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Austin Peay State University has 10 Students earn scholarships to national conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This summer, the North American Interfraternity Conference hosted its 25th Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute (UIFI) in Bloomington, Indiana, and 10 Austin Peay State University students received scholarships to attend the event.

Top leaders from fraternity and sorority communities across North America were invited to attend one of the 13 sessions of UIFI this summer. «Read the rest of this article»

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More than 1,300 Tennessee Heroes Awarded Helping Heroes Grant Money for College

 

Tennessee ComptrollerNashville, TN – Tennessee’s post 9-11 veterans are taking advantage of the state’s Helping Heroes grant program.  A new report from the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury finds that 1,325 veterans have received more than $3.1 million in grant money from 2008-2013.

The Helping Heroes grant program provided more than $3.1 million in grants to 1,325 veterans from its inception in 2008 through 2013.

Staff Sgt. Chris Minor and his wife Elvira walk on the lawn in front of the Browning Administration Building at the APSU main campus. The couple graduated December 14th 2012 with their bachelor’s degrees from APSU. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

Staff Sgt. Chris Minor and his wife Elvira walk on the lawn in front of the Browning Administration Building at the APSU main campus. The couple graduated December 14th 2012 with their bachelor’s degrees from APSU. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

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Lend Lease (US) Community Fund presents $35,000 in college scholarships to Fort Campbell High School Seniors

 

Lend LeaseNashville, TN – Campbell Crossing’s project director, Mike Goodwin, presented seven Fort Campbell High School Seniors with college scholarships sponsored by the Lend Lease (US) Community Fund during the Fort Campbell High School Honors Night on Thursday, May 15th.

The seven scholarship recipients- Gage D. Bradford, La Nyrah C. White, Druanne J. Sutton, Rebecca L. Cote, Sabina Mae S. Aguon, Marjery N. Capalar and Tishan M. Bunn- are Campbell Crossing residents and attend Fort Campbell High School. They were chosen based on a variety of factors, including grade point average, volunteer work and community involvement. «Read the rest of this article»

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