|Tennessee Teachers Hall of Fame picks Loudon teacher
Loudon High School teacher John Sizemore Napier is among seven teachers
inducted into the Tennessee Teachers Hall of Fame. Napier has spent 34
years of his 35-year career in the classroom as a history and social
studies teacher, school historian and part-time coach. He began his
teaching career at North Middle School in Lenoir City. In 1974, he
joined Loudon High School, where he continues to teach.
Loudon High JROTC wins league championship
Loudon High School Drill and Color Guard Teams are the 2007-08 Knox
League Champion. Loudon participates in the Knox County JROTC League,
which is composed of six Knox County High Schools with JROTC programs
(Farragut, Bearden, West, Fulton, Central and Gibbs high schools) and
Anderson County. Schools compete in five separate events: color guard,
unarmed platoon drill, armed platoon drill, personnel inspection and air
The LHS Drill Team also traveled to Nashville to compete in the 17th
annual Vanderbilt NROTC Invitational JROTC Drill Meet. The Redskin Drill
Team took first place in the armed platoon drill category. The winning
teams are commanded by senior NJROTC cadets Savanna Reynolds (armed
platoon), Cody West (unarmed platoon) and Chase Hill (color guard).
5 schools in region honored
News Sentinel staff knoxnews.com
Centerview and Grassy Fork elementary schools in Cocke County, Allardt
Elementary in Fentress County, Eaton Elementary in Loudon County
and Sharps Chapel Elementary in Union County are among 27 schools
statewide to receive the 2008 Title I Academic Achievement Award,
according to officials.
The award recognizes the schools' "exceptional academic performance and
for meeting the adequate yearly progress goals of No Child Left Behind
for two consecutive years," officials said. Title I is a designation
given to schools where a large percentage of students come from
economically disadvantaged backgrounds.