Chattanooga Softball Gets Alabama Regional With Alabama, Stanford, Murray State

TN State CPA Society To Award Over $250K In Scholarships

Monday, May 15, 2017

The Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants Educational and Memorial Foundation Scholarship Program is accepting scholarship applications for the 2017-18 academic year.

With individual awards ranging from $1,000-$25,000 each, with a total of $250,000 in funds available to award to undergraduate or graduate accounting students across the state this year. The award recipients are selected based on their commitment to pursue an accounting degree, academic achievement, letters of recommendation, and financial need in some cases.
The Education and Memorial Foundation has awarded over $3.5 million to more than 3,000 accounting students over the past 25 years. 

“The foundation strives to identify future CPA candidates and assist them in completing the educational requirements for CPA licensure,” said Brad Floyd, TSCPA’s president and CEO.

Applications must be received by June 15. To learn more about the TSCPA scholarship program, visit www.tscpa.com/education/college.


Lee University Participates In National Model United Nations

McCallie Celebrates 117th Commencement

The GPS Class Of 2022 Celebrates Commencement


Several Lee University students participated at the National Model United Nations conference in New York alongside thousands of other students from universities around the world. NMUN is a ... (click for more)

Diplomas were awarded to 181 McCallie seniors on Sunday as the school observed its 117th commencement. The 181 young men will attend 87 different colleges in 28 states plus the District of Columbia ... (click for more)

Before the start of school, the leaders of the rising senior class always meet to determine their theme for the upcoming school year. For the Class of 2022, this meeting of the minds culminated ... (click for more)



Student Scene

Lee University Participates In National Model United Nations

Several Lee University students participated at the National Model United Nations conference in New York alongside thousands of other students from universities around the world. NMUN is a simulation of the United Nations. At the conference, Lee students became United States diplomats, representing the interests of the U.S. in the U.N. while also contributing ideas and working ... (click for more)

McCallie Celebrates 117th Commencement

Diplomas were awarded to 181 McCallie seniors on Sunday as the school observed its 117th commencement. The 181 young men will attend 87 different colleges in 28 states plus the District of Columbia and Canada. Fifty-one students—a full 30 of the present class--will be the only McCallie senior heading to their selected college, a sign of the independence and confidence of the young ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Woman Gets 6-Year Suspended Sentence In 2018 Stabbing Death Of George Deramus

A woman charged in the stabbing death of 60-year-old George Deramus pleaded guilty on Monday morning to the lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter. Tavowia Hinton, who was 49 at the time of the Dec. 2, 2018, incident, had been facing a charge of second-degree murder. She was given a six-year prison sentence, but it was suspended. Ms. Hinton was directed not to have any contact ... (click for more)

Florida Man Says Deal Should Go Through To Buy 6,161 Acres In Hamilton, Sequatchie Counties From Pattens

A Florida man has filed suit in Federal Court, saying he had a deal to buy 6,160 acres in Hamilton and Sequatchie counties from Bryan and Cartter Patten, but they are backing out of the deal. C. Lee Eggert, of Brandon, Fla., said the agreed purchase price was over $11.6 million. He acknowledged that he was being furnished the money by a logging company, Consolidated Timberlands. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Election Integrity

I find the complaints about the recent win by Weston Wamp in the Hamilton County mayor’s primary to be interesting and amusing. Interesting because of the attempt by some to portray his win as the result of some kind of nefarious manipulation by a group of clergy to get Black voters to crossover and vote for Wamp. Also interesting because for weeks it was assumed by the local political ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: "Miss Mary Frances"

I have written dozens of obituaries in my life and eulogized many people. I am not ashamed to admit I think I am good at it and I am flattered when a friend’s family approaches me to ask for my help. I have written a number of obituaries on those who are still alive who want to “proof-read” what will be turned into the funeral home and I have honored death-bed requests that this ... (click for more)