Baylor's Margie Hussey In Top 10 At State Poetry Out Loud Competition

Monday, March 21, 2016
Margie Hussey and classmate Sarah Sims
Margie Hussey and classmate Sarah Sims

Baylor junior Margie Hussey was a top 10 finalist in the statewide Poetry Out Loud competition, sponsored by the Tennessee Arts Commission and held at the Nashville Children's Theatre, on Saturday. A total of 22 students competed in Nashville, each having won their own high school's competition. 

Margie placed second to Gershwin Greene in the junior class competition at Baylor, but represented Baylor at the state competition as Gershwin was representing his home country (Bahamas) at a swim meet on the same date.


Chattanooga State And Southwest Tennessee Community Colleges Earn National Leader College Status

Chattanooga State Earns National Leader College Status

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Two of the four colleges from across the U.S. earning the prestigious Leader College status from the Achieving the Dream Network for steady improvement in student success outcomes, are Tennessee community colleges. Chattanooga State Community College and Southwest Tennessee Community College were awarded the honor at Achieving the Dream’s national conference Thursday at National ... (click for more)

Chattanooga State Earns National Leader College Status

Chattanooga State Community College is one of ten community colleges from across the country to earn National Leader College status, and one of four to earn that honor for the first time. This honor comes to Chattanooga State as a member college of the Achieving the Dream Network, a growing network of 277 community colleges committed to helping their students, particularly low-income ... (click for more)

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Family Of 5 Displaced After Fire Damages Home Late Friday Afternoon

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Opinion

Infinite Gratitude To The Entire Memorial Hospital Team

To Memorial Hospital doctors, nurses, staff and executive leadership, I want to offer and to express my sincere and profound gratitude for the extraordinary care and caring that you recently provided to one of my dearest and most beloved relatives. Last week, my loved one, who was suffering from flu symptoms, suddenly became seriously and critically ill with pneumonia in both ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies

Earlier this week I received a wonderful lady who had read a “progress report” I had written on Sunday. It has been two months since my leg was amputated and among the small victories I celebrate in my recovery is that I can pee standing up. Her note began, “So glad to hear that you can stand to pee again! I am 63 and still cannot do it!” She also said she wouldn’t normally share ... (click for more)