East Tennessee State University students Malendie T. Gaines and Marc Stevens Jr. were recently selected by the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) as SREB-State Doctoral Scholars.
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Throughout the spring, summer and early fall, paleontologists, students and volunteers added significantly to the collection of fossils from previous dig seasons and also used new methods to dig out small, fragile fossil material.
The county will give $100,000 per year for 10 years. Commissioners voting in favor of the resolution cited the potential for economic and cultural benefits to the county and region as the reason for their support.