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Allison Glass/News The Knox Educational Service Center Gifted and Enrichment program hosted its annual Mentorship for Leadership banquet Tuesday evening, where participating students presented their educational experiences shadowing in job fields. Pictured are, front row, from left, Taylor Ferrell, Centerburg High School; Mary-Claire Morgan, CHS; Kennedy Thomas, Mount Vernon High School; and Johnny Crow, MVHS; back row, from left, Alex Leber, CHS; Hanna Lowe, Danville High School; Zynnia Peterson, Knox County Career Center; Julianna Burcham, MVHS; and Anthony Camillo, MVHS. Not pictured, Rachel Duvall, MVHS.

Lessons from mentors help steer student career paths

Preparing for future careers is an important step in the lives of young adults, and thanks to the Mentorship for Leadership program through the Knox Educational Service Center and the Gifted and Enrichment Program, some of the best and brightest high school juniors and seniors in Knox County are well on their way to securing their futures.

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Jailer’s conduct probed by BCI

The state Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification has been asked to investigate allegations of on-the-job misconduct related to a jailer at the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, the News has confirmed.

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Chelsea Olms/News Winners of Monday’s Knox County Garden Clubs spring meeting “Parade of Decorated Hats” were, from left, Jodine Beggrow, stylish; Robin Rapp, gardening; and Audrey Spearman, humorous. Attendees voted on the winners after the hat parade at the Apple Valley Clubhouse.

Everyone loves a parade — of hats

Upcoming projects, a hat parade and a special guest speaker, Randy Bowers, speaking about his trip to Ireland and the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, Florida, were the hot topics of Monday’s Knox County Garden Clubs spring meeting at the Apple Valley Clubhouse.

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