Submitted by The Roane Alliance
KINGSTONâ€”The fourth annual Perma-Fix Career Day Scholarships have been awarded to a graduate from each of the five Roane County high schools. The students receiving the $250 scholarships applied for them during their junior year while participating in the Roane County Chamberâ€™s High School Career Day.
The five graduating seniors awarded this yearâ€™s Perma-Fix Scholarships are Matt Snow, Harriman High; Ryan Hamby, Rockwood High; Austin Strange, Roane County High; Kaylee Burton, Midway High; and Amber Eddy, Oliver Springs High.
Each of these seniors are seeking postsecondary education by attending college, a technical center, or taking workforce training courses, a press release said.
â€œWe want to encourage and help students continue their education after high school,â€ said Kenyon Mee, facility manager for Diversified Scientific Services Inc., a subsidiary of Perma-Fix Environmental Services in Kingston. â€œThis is our fourth year of sponsoring scholarships for graduates of Roane County high schools. Next year, we will announce five more scholarships for the Class of 2015.â€ [Read more…]