Engineer Of The Year Nominations Due Soon

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The 2018 Chattanooga Area Engineer's Week Awards committee invites the public to nominate a candidate for one of the E-Week Awards below. Just complete the appropriate nomination form and return it by Friday, Feb 2.  Winners will be announced during the E-Week Awards Banquet. General qualifications are shown below, but see the nomination forms for more details.

Outstanding Engineer of the Year— outstanding work-related achievements for the year 2017; be a graduate of an accredited engineering college with a baccalaureate in a recognized engineering discipline; known for practice in the Chattanooga area and registered as a professional engineer (P.E.).

Young Engineer of the Year— same as for Engineer of the Year except EIT or FE can be held in lieu of registration; thirty five years of age or younger during 2017.

Technician of the Year— graduate of a two-year associate of applied science degree in engineering technology with a minimum of five years experience or 10 years related work experience with two letters of recommendation from engineers verifying that the level of work is consistent with the degree.

People-to-People— given to an individual for their unselfish devotion to public service; nominees must have made outstanding personal and professional contributions in service of their community, profession and the public welfare for the benefit of all people.

Pick up forms and see additional info here.

Contact Bryan Eldridge at 423-834-0653 (h) or 423-238-7111 x 56294 (w), or email bryan.eldridge@mckee.com for any questions or help on nominations.


Primerica Promotes Local Representative To Regional Vice President

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Primerica announced the promotion of Gregory Highwood to Regional Vice President. In making the announcement, Glenn J. Williams, chief executive officer of the company, said, “I am pleased ... (click for more)

LBMC, one of the Southeast’s largest accounting and business consulting firms, has added the following employees to its Chattanooga office: Hayden Williams has joined LBMC, PC as a senior ... (click for more)

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Business

Primerica Promotes Local Representative To Regional Vice President

Primerica announced the promotion of Gregory Highwood to Regional Vice President. In making the announcement, Glenn J. Williams, chief executive officer of the company, said, “I am pleased to announce that Gregory Highwood has joined this exceptional group of leaders. His success is a barometer of the number of people that Primerica has helped prepare for a more secure financial ... (click for more)

LBMC Adds Employees To Chattanooga Office

LBMC, one of the Southeast’s largest accounting and business consulting firms, has added the following employees to its Chattanooga office: Hayden Williams has joined LBMC, PC as a senior accountant in the audit department. He previously served as an accounting manager for SouthEast Eye Specialists. He holds his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Carson Newman University. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Hamilton County Schools To Close Thursday Due To Expected Ice On Roads

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Opinion

Fake News Strikes Again And Again - Response

Two major stories exploded across the headlines this past week which confirm my opinion that the mainstream media (MSM) is biased, incompetent, and can seldom be trusted to impart the news fairly and accurately. The first instance was the BuzzFeed story regarding Michael Cohen and how he allegedly lied on President Trump's behalf to Congress. Virtually all of the big media outlets ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Walmart vs 535 Morons

There is an anonymous paper on the Internet that tells how Walmart could do a better job running America instead of the pompous flops and duds we send to Washington. Please try to connect the dots on Walmart’s 1.6 million employees and the obscene profits that they make versus our 535 members of Congress who blow through money while “WallyWorld” churns out an average of $20-thousand ... (click for more)