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Home Builders Association honors two of own

Staff Report • Mar 9, 2007 at 8:18 AM

KINGSPORT - The Home Builders Association of Greater Kingsport recently recognized two of its own.

The association also elected officers for 2007. They are Sam Kassem, Kassem Custom Builders, president; Dion Spriggs, Spriggs DesignBuildManage, vice president; Larry Kerns, Kerns Construction, second vice president; George Jeter, Edwards, Tipton, Witt Agency, secretary; and Roger Warner, Builders FirstSource, treasurer.

Nick Bevins, Rhenda Dye, Ed McCall, Phil Rickman, Linda Rose, David Stauffer, Charles English, Ray Todd and Wayne Long were named to the group's board of directors.

BLOUNTVILLE - A Northeast State Technical Community College student has been selected as the state winner of a scholarship program co-sponsored by the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.

Sponsored by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, and Phi Theta Kappa, New Century Scholar recipients and their academic institutions will receive recognition at the AACC's 87th annual convention in April.

Hatch's career includes work as a broadcast news anchor for an NBC affiliate in New Mexico and a marketing executive for a major league sports team in Colorado. She presently serves as president of the Alpha Iota Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa and of A Toast to Education, the college's affiliate of Toastmasters International. Hatch is also a vice president for both the Northeast State Student Ambassadors and Volunteer Northeast State, as well as coordinating the Yoplait "Save Lids to Save Lives" Campaign for the Susan G. Komen Foundation Tri-Cities affiliate.

She plans to graduate in May and pursue a bachelor's degree.

Phi Theta Kappa, headquartered in Jackson, Miss., is the largest honor society in American higher education with 1,200 chapters on two-year and community college campuses in all 50 of the United States and four countries. More than 2 million students have been inducted since its founding in 1918, with approximately 100,000 students inducted annually.

KINGSPORT - Remax Results recently hired Micheal J. Williams.

Micheal graduated from Kingsport Christian High School and has lived in Kingsport all his life.

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