High School Students Can Apply For Southeast Tennessee STEM Student Council

Friday, August 16, 2013

High school students have a new opportunity to learn about careers and serve in their local communities. The Southeast Tennessee STEM Innovation Hub has announced the creation of the STEM Student Council. This region-wide student group is open to high school students from all over Southeast Tennessee who are interested in pursuing a career associated with science, technology, engineering or math. Up to 75 students will be selected for the 2013-2014 STEM Student Council.   

The application process does not include any academic achievement or prior community service requirements. Any student interested in a STEM-related field is encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity. Members of the STEM Student Council will interact with business professionals, take part in projects to improve their local communities, learn more about STEM careers, and meet other students from around the region.  STEM spans a wide range of career possibilities, from computer technology to manufacturing to medicine. Students with variety of career interests will be invited to participate in the council.

Students can apply online at www.stemstudentcouncil.org.  Applications will be accepted until Friday, Oct. 4.  If selected, students will be contacted by Friday, Oct. 18. 

For more information, visit stemstudentcouncil.org, email stem@pefchattanooga.org or call 668-2426. 


Lee Students Attend 25th Annual Pastoral Retreat

Thirty-two pastoral ministries students attended the 25th Annual Lee University Pastoral Retreat along with Dr. Jerald Daffe, professor of pastoral studies, and Dr. John Lombard, adjunct professor of pastoral studies. The event took place at the Signal Mountain Church of God Camp Grounds.  This year’s theme was “Finding Us Faithful.” The retreat was held for students in ... (click for more)

Complete Tennessee Listening Tour Comes To Chattanooga March 29

Complete Tennessee roundtable event in the organization’s statewide listening tour will come to Chattanooga on Wednesday, March 29.   Complete Tennessee’s listening tour is convening nine regional roundtables over four months to raise awareness of the state’s low postsecondary attainment and discuss local barriers to higher education. County officials, higher education ... (click for more)

Pet Dog Dies In Trailer Fire Near Signal Mountain Road

A pet dog died in a trailer fire off Signal Mountain Road on Wednesday night.   Chattanooga firefighters responded to a structure fire around  9:30 p.m.  in a mobile home park at 174 Bledsoe Terrace. The woman who lived there told Battalion Chief Carlos Hampton that she had just left for work when the fire was discovered. The firefighters got the ... (click for more)

Judge Bales To Ask Governor Haslam For Disability Leave

General Sessions Court Judge Clarence Shattuck said he received a letter from Judge David Bales Tuesday evening, saying he was in the process of preparing a letter to Governor Bill Haslam requesting he be placed on disability leave until he has received clearance from his doctor to return to the bench.   Judge Bales said that his doctors are preparing their recommendations ... (click for more)

Repeal Obamacare, Congressman Fleischmann - And Response (2)

Chuck: I'm writing to express my strong opposition to the plan that is being rolled out by Paul Ryan to replace Obamacare. And as I'm writing this, I'm remembering all the times you and all of your Republican colleagues over the last six years campaigned on REPEALING  Obamacare and used that call to action as the basis for your reelection. And I'm also remembering the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: You, The Bald-Headed Lady

You were wearing a pretty sweat shirt and blue jeans when I saw you outside the Infusion Center at Erlanger Hospital on Wednesday. You were the one who was nearly bald and I was the guy you greeted with a huge smile as we said hello in passing. You reminded me exactly of my brother Franklin. Years ago when chemotherapy began to rob him of his hair, Franklin was pretty devastated ... (click for more)