McClain FFA 8th in the state
The McClain FFA Chapter recently took a team to the state contest for biotechnology where it placed eighth. At the contest the participants had to do two lab skill events, identify different biotechnology equipment and develop a presentation about an issue in biotechnology. They also had to take an online test to qualify, where they placed in the top 20 schools in the state. Pictured (l-r) are team members Olivia Stegbauer, Anna Eikenberry, Hannah Crago and Abby Mustard.
Appalachian Summer Learning apps due
The application deadline for two summer learning opportunities for Appalachian students is approaching. Applications for the 2023 Appalachian Regional Commission’s STEM Academy at Oak Ridge and Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy are due Friday, Feb. 10.
SSCC has money for health care students
Nursing and allied health students at Southern State Community College could reap the benefits from the myriad scholarship opportunities offered through the SSCC Foundation, a tax-exempt organization founded in 1996.
United Producers offering scholarships
United Producers Inc. (UPI) is supporting the future generation through its scholarship program. UPI will offer up to 10 scholarships, each valued at $1,500, to deserving high school students pursuing higher education.