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Naomi Michelle Gunter is a Junior at Wartburg High School. Naomi is interested in math and science with goals to major in Biology and perhaps enter the field of Obstetrics Gynecology. Her favorite quote is by Brian Tracy, “Make your life a masterpiece; imagine no limitations on what you can be, have or do.” Naomi enjoys cheerleading and hanging with friends.
Ian Goldston is a senior at Oakdale High School. His favorite subject is science and he hopes to go into the field of Nursing after he receives his Bachelor’s Degree. Ian enjoys basketball, baseball, and is a member of the BETA club. His favorite quote is, “If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, the fish will live its whole life thinking it is stupid.” – Author Unknown
Alanalani is an 11th grade student at Wartburg Central High School in Morgan County. She would like to become a pastry chef and open her own bakery someday. Her favorite subjects are math and business management and she is active in DECA, BETA, and volleyball. Her favorite hobbies are singing, playing her ukulele, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.
Journey recently graduated from Scott County High School. Her career goal is to be a pharmacist. Journey participates in many sports including basketball, soccer and fishing. She belongs to the BETA Club and enjoys drawing. Her favorite quote is by an unknown author, “Be a voice, not an echo.”
Sydney is a senior at York Institute who enjoys theatre, English and history. She is involved in the Drama Club, National Honor Society, and the Book Club. Her hobbies include drawing, writing and reading. Sydney would like to pursue musical theatre.
Toby is a senior at Oneida High School. He participates in football and soccer and enjoys the subjects of science and English. Toby hopes to enter the field of Dentistry. His favorite quote is, “Be happy with what you have while working for what you want.” Helen Keller
Courtney is a senior at Scott County High School. Courtney’s dream is to become a neurologist and to conduct a trial to more closely study the disease, Myasthenia Gravis. She participates in the BETA Club, Science Club, Envirothon, Rainbow Girls, and Band. Her favorite quote is by India Annette Peyton from Warriors Don’t Cry; “Dignity is a state of mind, just like freedom. These are both precious gifts from God that no one can take away unless you allow them to.”
Dylan is a senior at York Institute. His favorite quote is by Calum Von Mager, “Just like the oak sleeps in the acorn, and the eagle sleeps in the egg, every great achievement started with a dream or a thought.” Dylan enjoys health science and math. His career goals are to earn his B.S. in Nursing and to become a Nurse Practitioner.
Mattie Scoggins, a senior at Oneida, would like to major in Special Education or Communication Disorders eventually becoming a speech-language pathologist. Mattie enjoys math and science and is involved in clubs such as Best Buddies and STAND Junior Board of Directors. Her interests include community service, hiking and reading.
Jacob Hughett is a senior at Scott High School and enjoys classes in government, economics, and history. Someday, he would like to be the director of a homeless shelter or other non-profit organization. He also has goals of being a state representative. Some of the activities that Jacob is involved in include the STAND Junior Advisory Board, where he serves as president. He also participates in the BETA Club, Morning Devotional, and SWAT. He enjoys volunteering and playing the bass.
Molly Ayers is a senior at Campbell County High School. She enjoys English, history, reading, playing tennis, and traveling. At CCHS, she in involved in the Student Council, Beta Club, Junior Leadership, and the Tennis Team. After graduation, Molly would like to major in Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism Management where she can become an Event Planner. Molly’s favorite quote is “Failure is a bruise, not a tattoo.” – Jon Sinclair
Claire Chambers is a senior at Campbell County High School. Claire enjoys English, math, culinary arts, and cheerleading. At CCHS, she’s involved in the Beta Club, FCA, and Varsity Cheerleading. After graduation, Claire would like to major in Business-Event Planning.
Alex McBride is a senior at Loudon High School. He enjoys history, biology, spending time with family, working out, hanging out with friends, reading, and going for runs. His favorite extra-curricular activities include the National Honors Society, Key Club, and Mission Trips. After graduation at LHS, Alex would like to major in Pharmacy or Medical Research where his goal is to be successful in helping people. His favorite quote is “To avoid criticism, do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.” – Elbert Hubbard
Taylor Brantley is a senior at Midway High School. She is involved in the MHS Beta Club and enjoys math, science, water sports, and boating. After graduation at MHS, Taylor plans on pursuing a career as an Occupational Therapy Assistant and possibly becoming an Occupational Therapist. Taylor’s favorite quote is “It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.” – Charles Spurgeon
Wesley Petty is a senior at Lenoir City High School. He enjoys being involved in the LCHS Marching and Concert Band. His hobbies include music and computer programming. His favorite subject in school is math. After graduation at LCHS, Wesley would like to major in Engineering where he can excel in Computer Programming. His favorite quote is “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Chris Caulfield is a senior at Midway High School. His favorite subjects are math and science. Chris enjoys paddle boarding, cross country, videogames, and being involved in FIRST Robotics. After graduation at Midway High School, he would like to major in Mechanical Engineering and graduate with a Ph.D. His favorite quote is, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin
McKenna Kerr is a senior at Campbell County High School. Her favorite subjects are English and history. She’s involved in extra-curricular activities and clubs such as the Student Council, Beta Club, Junior Leadership, Varsity Tennis, PIPES: Possibilities in Postsecondary Education and Science, Volunteer Girls State, and LaFollette United Methodist Church Youth Group. She enjoys reading, playing tennis, and cooking. After graduation at CCHS, McKenna would like to major in Supply Chain Management. Her favorite quote is “The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you.” – B.B. King
Riley Hardin is a senior at Roane County High School. His favorite subjects are math and history. He enjoys playing basketball, listening to music, and being with friends. After graduation at RCHS, Riley would like to major in Physical Therapy. His career goals are to graduate with a doctorate in Kinesiology and have his own Physical Therapy practice.
Summer Bills is a senior at Jellico High School. Her favorite subjects are English and science. At JHS, she’s involved in HOSA and Student Council. Summer enjoys reading, walking, animals, and special effects makeup. After graduation from Jellico High School, she would like to major in nursing and become a Registered Nurse.
Trace Hughes is a senior at Midway High School. At MHS, he’s involved in the Beta Club, Cross Country, yearbook staff, and being a math tutor. His hobbies are working on cars, playing guitar, and playing video games. After graduation from Midway High School, Trace would like to major in Engineering. His favorite quote is “I am an optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.” – Winston Churchill
Lela Fine is a senior at Lenoir City High School. She enjoys playing the flute, reading books, and sketching. Lela’s extra-curricular activities include the Science Bowl, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honors Society, Tri-M Music Honors Society, and LCHS Marching Band. Her favorite subjects are chemistry, music, and art. After graduation at LCHS, Lela would like to become a Chemical Engineer and work for Y-12.
Peyton Webb is a senior at Campbell County High School. His favorite subjects are math and history. He enjoys playing on the high school’s football team and working. After graduation at CCHS, Peyton’s career goals include excelling in Business Management where he can provide for his family.
Crystal Boozer is a senior at Jellico High School. Crystal's favorite subject in school is science. She enjoys drawing, reading books, and listening to music. Crystal is involved in the BETA Club, HOSA, DECA, and plays tennis. After graduation in 2017, she would like to major in the medical field where she can advance her career goals as a pediatrician or psychologist.
Dane Cannon is a senior at Oak Ridge High School. Dane enjoys taking courses in Mechatronics and Physics. These courses will assist Dane in fulfilling his goal of a career in the field of engineering. He enjoys hobbies that involve computers such as computer repair or computer gaming. Dane is also a member of the Computer Science Club.
Savanna Nelson has been selected as the Student of the Month. She will be in the graduating class of 2017 at Stone Memorial High School. Savanna’s favorite subjects are math and science. She’s involved in the Beta Club, Renaissance, and Student Council. She likes to work, volunteer, shop, and job shadow. Savanna would like to major in Sports Medicine. Her career goals are to become a Physical Therapist where she can specialize in sports rehab working for a sports team.
Alisha Lakhani has been selected as the Student of the Month. She will be in the graduating class of 2017 at Oak Ridge High School. Alisha’s favorite subjects are Spanish and early childhood education. She’s involved in the Ismaili Community Engaged in Responsible Volunteering (ICERV) group. She likes to volunteer and hopes to be able to assist undeveloped countries and teach young children. Alisha’s career goals include majoring in education where she can be a Child-Life Specialist.
Tiffany Barnett has been selected as the Student of the Month. Tiffany is a senior at Cumberland County High School in Crossville, TN. She enjoys swimming, playing softball, volleyball, and is involved with the Interact Club. Tiffany’s two favorite subjects are English and math. Following her graduation at CCHS, she would like to major in the medical field where she can have her own doctor’s office.
Aric Moilanen has been selected as the Student of the Month. Aric is a senior at Stone Memorial High School. His favorite hobbies include computer maintenance/building, reading, writing, and video games. Aric’s favorite subjects are math and science. He’s involved in Computer Tech and Beta Club. Nuclear Engineering is a career field that Aric would like to major in where he can make advancements in nuclear power, specifically with thorium.
Mackenzie del Carmen is a senior at Clinton High School. She enjoys being involved in the Interact Club, National Honors Society, Student Athlete Leadership Team, Spanish Honors Society, and Virtual Enterprise. She enjoys traveling, playing tennis and soccer, painting, listening to music, watching movies, and hanging out with friends. Mackenzie’s favorite subjects are English and Spanish. Her career goals are to establish good work ethics and major in International Business.
Jacob Farrar is a junior at Oak Ridge High School. His favorite subjects are history and science. Jacob’s career goal is to be established in a solid and supportive role in the mechanical engineering field after graduation.
Alexis Pugh is a senior at Cumberland County High School. She is involved in FBLA Student Council and HOSA. Some of her favorite hobbies are reading and working out. She enjoys taking science, math, and medical classes at CCHS. After graduation, Alexis would like to major in the medical field where she can become a Registered Nurse.
Cole Pawlaczyk is a senior at Clinton High School. Cole is involved in the CHS Robotics, H.O.S.A, Snapdragons, NHS Envirothon Team Key Club, and the Scholars Bowl. He enjoys taking Dual Enrollment classes and applying for scholarships. Mathematics, science, and biology are his favorite high school subjects. After graduation, Cole would like to major in Biomedical Engineering and Operational Management. His career goals include becoming a Biomedical Engineer, Program Director, and a Chief Engineer where he can revolutionize the medical field.
Richard Martin is a senior at Oak Ridge High School. Richard is involved in the International Relations Club, track, robotics, and church choir. His favorite subjects include computer science and mechatronics. After graduation, he would like to major in computer science and work in a software company. His career goal is to gain experience and start his own company in the field.
Abigail Manning has been selected as the Student of the Month and was nominated by Clinton High School. Abigail volunteers at the Oak Ridge hospital, Fantasy of Trees, and is involved in clubs such as the National Honor Society (NHS), Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), and the National FFA Organization. She enjoys reading, babysitting, and coordinating events for children. Abigail will graduate with distinction in the class of 2016 at Clinton High School. After graduation, her career goals are to be a Nurse Practitioner or a Midwife.
Stephen Tung has been selected as the Student of the Month and was nominated by Stone Memorial High School. Science and math are his two favorite subjects. He enjoys playing tennis and reading. His extra-curricular activities include the Tennis Team, Beta Club, and Math Club. Stephen will be graduating with the class of 2016 at Stone Memorial High School in Crossville, TN. His overall goal is to complete a bachelor’s degree in the medical field.
Lorne Koch has been selected as the Student of the Month and was nominated by Leslie Eldridge, high school counselor at Cumberland County High School. English and science are his two favorite subjects. He enjoys being involved in community projects and his favorite hobbies are soccer, swimming, traveling, and camping. Lorne will be graduating with the class of 2016 at Cumberland County High School. Lorne would like to major in the medical field after graduation.
Morgan has been selected as the Student of the Month and was nominated by Lisa Dillard, high school counselor at Stone Memorial High School. Morgan is a junior at Stone Memorial. English and math are her favorite subjects. She is involved in the Student Council, Beta, Interact, Renaissance, golf team, and she is currently the Class President. Morgan's favorite hobbies are tutoring elementary school students and playing golf. Her goals are to major in medicine and make a contribution to the medical field.
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