McCallie’s Keo-Kio Honorary Adds 20 New Members

Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Shown, from left to right, are front row, Shawn Paik, Grant McKown, Sam Devaney, Jack Harris, Evan Loughlin, Alec Josiah, Chris Lee, Peter Kim, Jonathan Lau; back row, Brandon Bout, Harrison Raby, Hunter Brock, Austin Harnsberger, Alex Ramey, Nathan McElwee, Cam Linsley, John Martin Peters, Mike Ray, Zach Anderson, Jack Jones.
Shown, from left to right, are front row, Shawn Paik, Grant McKown, Sam Devaney, Jack Harris, Evan Loughlin, Alec Josiah, Chris Lee, Peter Kim, Jonathan Lau; back row, Brandon Bout, Harrison Raby, Hunter Brock, Austin Harnsberger, Alex Ramey, Nathan McElwee, Cam Linsley, John Martin Peters, Mike Ray, Zach Anderson, Jack Jones.

Keo-Kio, McCallie School’s preeminent senior leadership organization, welcomed its final members from the Class of 2013, inviting 20 seniors to join the group in a chapel ceremony last Friday.

The group honors students for their leadership, service and loyalty to the school and its abiding principles.

One of the school’s oldest societies, Keo-Kio is instrumental in planning annual events such as the winter semiformal dance and Duck Day and supporting new activities. The group also raises funds and distributes them to events and efforts made by other groups and organizations at the school.

The 20 new inductees are:

Zach Anderson, Chattanooga
Brandon Bout, Ooltewah
Hunter Brock, Lookout Mountain, Ga.
Sam Devaney, Lookout Mountain, Tn.
Austin Harnsberger, Chattanooga
Jack Harris, Chattanooga
Jack Jones, Lookout Mountain, Ga.
Alec Josiah, Orlando, Fla.
Peter Kim, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga.
Jonathan Lau, Chattanooga
Chris Lee, Kennesaw, Ga.
Cam Linsley, Roswell, Ga.
Evan Loughlin, Newnan, Ga.
Nathan McElwee, Statesville, N.C.
Grant McKown, Ringgold
Shawn Paik, Chattanooga
John Martin Peters, Durham, N.C.
Harrison Raby, Charlotte, N.C.
Alex Ramey, Lookout Mountain, Ga.
Mike Ray, Cincinnati, Ohio



MatCounts Cancelled This Week

The e-week MathCounts event scheduled for  this Saturday  has been cancelled due to unforeseen schedule conflicts among the competing teams. Jeff Parris, organizer for this event, regrets any inconvenience this may cause those who had planned to help with the event. Jeff can be reached at  423-503-8766 . (click for more)

Lee University YAPD Grant Recipients Announced

The Office of Alumni Relations at Lee University has announced the winners of the second annual Young Alumni Professional Development Grant.  The YAPD Grant program supports alumni participating in initiatives, events, trainings and projects related to professional development. The grant is open to all Lee University alumni, regardless of academic major or professional experience, ... (click for more)

Underground Fire Closes Several Downtown Streets

An underground fire closed severqal downtown streets late Sunday afternoon. At approximately 5:20 p.m.,  t he Chattanooga Fire Department responded to a reported fire in a man-hole at the corner of Chestnut Street and W. 8th Street. When fire companies arrived on the scene, they  found black smoke coming from an underground electrical service line.  The ... (click for more)

16-Year-Old Who Was Shot In The Head In East Ridge Dies

 Monserrate Ferrer, the 16 year old who  was shot in East Ridge on Friday , has died. Investigators will meet early next week with the Hamilton County District  Attorney's Office to discuss the case. The shooting that involved two juveniles was at the 4200 block of Bennett Road. Responding officers found a 16-year-old boy in the bedroom with a single ... (click for more)

Donna Horn: I'm Not A Good Ole Boy

Roy Exum continues to reload his poisonous pen.  Yesterday he wrote some untruths about me and some of the other board members that just happen to be educators as well.   For the record, one cannot run for school board if one is a teacher at the time of the election.   He said that I was still teaching when I was on the school board-not possible.  I retired in ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Vote ‘No’ On Vouchers

I fully believe that public education in Hamilton County is the single most important opportunity that challenges us today. Over the weekend the new website for the ‘Chattanooga 2.0’ initiative went up and every parent who has a child in our public system should make it “required reading.” You can find it at www.chatt2.org. Please sign up for updates because a lot of us need to ... (click for more)