By Bob Fowler
Roane State staff writer
It was the perfect setting for a surprise announcement: surrounded by her teammates and coach at a team cookout.
Madison “Madi” Lamon watched on a YouTube livestream on Awards Night that she had been named the winner of Roane State Community College’s highest student honor – the President’s Award.
“I was very surprised,” she said. “I wasn’t expecting it at all.”
Lamon, 19, a pitcher for the Roane State Raiders softball team, is the latest recipient of the award, and on an auspicious occasion – the 50th anniversary of the community college. Current Roane State President Chris Whaley won the award as a student in 1989.[Read more…]