UTC junior Chandler Lawson was recently selected Miss Chattanooga 2011. Lawson, a political science major who works at law firm Chambliss, Bahner and Stophel, won the interview award. The Tullahoma native, who was Tennessee’s Junior Miss 2008, will make her second trip to the Miss Tennessee Pageant in June 2011. The pageant will be held in Jackson. In 2009, Lawson finished in the top 10 as Miss Scenic City.
UTC student Carolyn Hoagland, selected as a Volkswagen Distinguished Scholar to work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, will present her research at the 2010 Annual Meeting and International Research Conference of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society. This event will be held November 11-14 in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Dr. Lyn Miles’ anthropology students showed how humans made cave paintings with a spitting technique used by aborigines, developed language, culture and civilization, and modified their environment. This prehistoric demonstration occurred on Vine Street between the UTC University Center and Brock Hall.
UTC student Jamaal Strickland of Nashville was recently crowned Mr. Tennessee 2010 by former Mr. Tennessee D’Errico Wylie. Strickland earned a $1,500 scholarship for winning the competition, held recently at Tennessee State University. He is 22 years old.
A UTC alumna and two current UTC student were selected for the Volkswagen Distinguished Scholars Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the three can now be seen in a new video. Jennifer Lewis, Joshua Solomon and Carolyn Hoagland were among 11 students selected by Volkswagen for the program, which began last summer. Lewis, a May 2010 chemical engineering graduate, will continue her internship until the end of…