Topic: University of Kentucky
Nashville, TN – For the second consecutive year, the Nashville Sounds Foundation will award four $2,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who plan to attend college in fall of 2017.
The program began in 2016 and is designed to help four deserving Nashville and Middle Tennessee students help pay for college tuition during their freshman year.
“Our community initiatives and being connected to the youth of Nashville and Middle Tennessee is a responsibility we take seriously,” said General Manager Adam Nuse. “The fundraising efforts throughout the 2016 season have allowed us to play a small role in fulfilling the dreams of these graduating seniors. Our fans play a huge role in this program and we are very thankful for their continued support.”
American Heart Association says Inherited Taste Perceptions may explain why some people eat too much Salt
American Heart Association Meeting Report
New Orleans, LA – Inherited differences in taste perceptions may help explain why some people eat more salt than recommended, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2016.
“Genetic factors that influence taste aren’t necessarily obvious to people, but they can impact heart health by influencing the foods they select,” said lead author Jennifer Smith, B.S.N., R.N., a Ph.D. student at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing.
Clarksville, TN – While much of America focused on each word said during the recent first presidential debate, something else was gnawing at the back of the mind of Austin Peay State University professor of history, Dr. Minoa Uffelman.
For the last seven years, the University’s Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society (PAT), which Uffelman advises, has been recognized each fall with the national Best Chapter Award, but September was drawing to a close without word on a possible eighth consecutive award.
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Warrior Transition Battalion inspired by retired, blind, double amputee, former Marine
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Fort Campbell, KY – Troops from Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s Warrior Transition Battalion packed Fort Campbell’s Wilson Theater August 19th, for a healthy dose of inspiration from one of the unlikeliest motivational speakers.
While serving in Iraq in 2007, Cpl. Matthew Bradford was severely injured by an improvised explosive device, which took his eyesight and both legs. He became the first blind, double amputee in Marine history to be allowed to reenlist. Now a medically retired marine, he recounted his ordeal and road to recovery for a captivated audience.
Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Downtown Artists Co-op (DAC) is proud to announce “Sestina” by member artist Billy Renkl. Opening reception for the exhibit will be on Thursday, March 3rd, 5:00pm-8:00pm.
The DAC will be hosting this wonderful solo exhibit by Billy and will be featuring new art by our artists this March. As always, DAC will be serving fabulous appetizers and beverages during the opening. The exhibit will be on display through the month of March.
“Sestina” features Billy’s unique, renowned work in paper collage.
Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Get an up-close look at birds, bugs, snakes, turtles, and more during Cool Critters Day at Woodlands Nature Station in Land Between The Lakes, Saturday, July 11th, 2015, from 10:00am-4:00pm. Event admission is $5.00 per person; ages 4 and under are free. All programs are included with admission.
See live tropical birds up-close, pose for a picture with a snake, touch a tarantula, and stare down a snapping turtle.
Montgomery County, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery School System (CMCSS) has filled two administrative positions.
Dr. Mason Bellamy has been named Director of Elementary Schools, replacing Dr. Ann Griffin who retired this month. Dr. Bellamy most recently served as Director of Services for Exceptional Children and served as interim principal at Kenwood Middle School. Dr. Bellamy is the former principal of Hazelwood Elementary, which was recognized by the state of Tennessee last year as a Reward School for growth and achievement.
Clarksville, TN – From the time his high school basketball playing days came to an end five years ago, Austin Peay men’s basketball point guard Jeremy Purvis has had to shown a persistence, determination and sometimes even patience to keep his playing career going; and this season has been no different.
Purvis, who played locally at Northeast High School, was starter and three-point shooting specialist for the Eagles in its two trips to the TSSAA State Tournament.
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Charleston, IL – For a second straight week Austin Peay State University had trouble controlling a quarterback.
Last week, Chattanooga’s Jacob Huesman passed for 224 yards against the Governors. This week the Governors had trouble controlling the legs and arm of Eastern Illinois quarterback Jalen Whitlow.
Alexa Rippy (SO/Clarksville, Tenn.) leads the Trevecca and the tournament with a first-round 77. Trevecca’s Mikayla Dodson (JR/Sante Fe, Tenn.) is second place, just a stroke behind Rippy, with her opening round 78.
Mercyhurst University is the host school for the event being played at the Lake View Country Club near Erie, Pa. The 16 teams and 95 golfers will play a final round of 18 holes on Saturday. The course is playing to a par of 72 over 5920 yards.
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