Chickamauga Resident Wins Sessions College Outstanding Graduate Award

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Tanner Watson of Chickamauga was among the recipients of Sessions College's tenth annual Sessions College Outstanding Graduate Awards. The awards recognize online student achievement and this year’s recipients represent a wide range of disciplines including graphic design, web design, illustration, ad design and digital photography.
 
Sessions College started its Outstanding Graduate Awards program in 2010 to celebrate the accomplishments of its students. Award winners are selected by the school’s online faculty and staff based on academic performance, quality of work and overall contribution to the school.
This year’s winners are:
 
Katherine Butts, Boardman, Oh., Illustration
Rachel Herring, Nampa, Id., Graphic Design
Kristy Nilsson, Thumby, Germany, Advertising Design
Ted Wales, North Cheste, Va., Web Design
Robin Imse, Mustang, Ok., Illustration
Tanner Watson, Chickamauga, Digital Photography
Erin Buonocore, New York, NY, Graphic Design
Hannah Wessel, Phoenix, Az., Graphic Design
Benjamin Glinsky, Pflugerville, Tx., Web Design
 
“We’re tremendously proud of our graduates,” said Sessions College President Gordon Drummond. “These are students who are building real skills to launch their creative careers while juggling many other commitments. For example, one of our outstanding graduates, Rachel Herring, co-founded her own digital marketing company while she was completing her degree program, all while fulfilling the duties of a busy mom of three children.”
 
"Once considered a subordinate route, online education is now recognized as a necessary and effective way of delivering a quality education,” said Sessions College Head of Graphic Design Andrew Shalat. “Sessions is a place where students can find dedicated instructors who are experts not just in their own field but in the nuances of online education – all to help our students reach their full potential.”


The Erlanger Institute Of Healthcare And Innovation At Howard Adds Sterile Processing Certification To Institute Offerings

Tennessee-Chattanooga’s IGTLab Named Winner Of 2 Awards

Baylor Holds Second Blazer Ceremony For Seniors


The Erlanger Institute of Healthcare and Innovation at Howard added a Sterile Processing pathway as an option for students as the program entered its third year. STERIS Instrumentation Processing ... (click for more)

The UTC Interdisciplinary Geospacial Technology Lab won two awards at the Tennessee Geographic Information Council Summit. The IGTLab was named winner of the Best Map Overall and the Best Static ... (click for more)

A second senior blazer ceremony was celebrated during assembly on Friday for 22 for Baylor seniors who were not able to be on campus due to travel restrictions, quarantine protocols, or other ... (click for more)



Student Scene

The Erlanger Institute Of Healthcare And Innovation At Howard Adds Sterile Processing Certification To Institute Offerings

The Erlanger Institute of Healthcare and Innovation at Howard added a Sterile Processing pathway as an option for students as the program entered its third year. STERIS Instrumentation Processing Solutions supported the development of the career path at Howard. Michelle Powell, an Erlanger employee, teaches the students in this program that features an intensive curriculum to prepare ... (click for more)

Tennessee-Chattanooga’s IGTLab Named Winner Of 2 Awards

The UTC Interdisciplinary Geospacial Technology Lab won two awards at the Tennessee Geographic Information Council Summit. The IGTLab was named winner of the Best Map Overall and the Best Static Map Categories. The map that won both awards displays a map of the Greater Chattanooga region, highlighting critical areas of conservation focus. By identifying key locations, the map ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Flash Flood Watch Goes In Effect As Heavy Rains Continue; Hamilton County, Cleveland Schools On 2-Hour Delay' Georgia NW To Close Campuses

A flash flood watch goes into effect beginning at 8 p.m. tonight (Wednesday) and continuing through Thursday afternoon as heavy downpours continue. Hamilton County Schools will be on a two-hour delay Thursday due to Tropical Storm Zeta forecasted to be in the area until 8 a.m. School officials said, "The high winds and heavy rains associated with the storm system could impact ... (click for more)

Health Administrator Says County Residents "Letting Their Guard Down" As COVID-19 Cases Spike Again; Seniors Advised To Have "Virtual Thanksgiving"

Health Department Administrator Becky Barnes on Tuesday said a new spike in COVID-19 cases is caused by county residents "letting their guard down." She said the “curve” had been flattened momentarily, but now the county is starting to see a rise in cases. For instance, on Sept. 12, Hamilton County was averaging 59 cases a day. On the week ending on Oct. 24, this rate has risen ... (click for more)

Opinion

Voting Lines Are Too Long - And Response

I’ve tried three times this week to vote at the Collegedale early voting place. Each time I’ve been there, the line was not only around the building, but it stretched at least another block (or two) into the adjacent parking lot. I realize that it is easy for someone like me to criticize the ones running the election, but I feel criticism is deserved in this case. If they cared ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Bunch Of Hogwash

There are those who fault Donald Trump for the unkind divisiveness that is “the second plague” roiling the United States right now. But did you notice that when the brilliant Amy Coney Barrett was approved by the Senate to become our newest Supreme Court Justice, the entirety of “those” Democrat Senators voted against her? I tend to believe many who voted ‘no’ would actually support ... (click for more)