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Bill Gates tweets about UTC grad LeAndra Ware

Billionaire Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, tweeted out praise for LeAndra Ware, a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and the 2019-2020 state Principal of the Year. “Dr. LeAndrea Ware is one of the most energetic school leaders I’ve ever met. Her positivity is infectious,” Gates tweeted. “It’s no wonder she was recently named the Tennessee principal of the year.” His full story on Ware is at:

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UTC Alum LeAndrea Ware is Tennessee Principal of the Year

LeAndrea Ware, a 1995 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga alumna and principal at Howard High School in Chattanooga, has been named Tennessee Principal of the Year.

Co-creator of mobile classroom, Colleen Ryan selected as Toyota Family Teacher of the Year

Colleen Ryan, who graduated from UTC in 2015, had been selected as Toyota Family Teacher of the Year for 2019, an award open to teachers across the country.

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Exploration and experiences are touchstones in Bruce Shaw’s life

Graduating from UTC is something of a second life for Shaw. Actually, that’s not quite accurate. It’s more of a fifth or sixth life.

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Electrical engineering grad is successful inventor, entrepreneur 

Brock Kolls led the research and development team that designed the now-familiar Freestyle soft drink dispenser.

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