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Young Scholars Academy wraps up 17th session


Contact 1: Erin Chesnut

MARTIN, Tenn. — UT MARTIN HOSTS YOUNG SCHOLARS ACADEMY – The University of Tennessee at Martin hosted the 17th-annual Young Scholars Academy, June 10-16, for rising juniors and seniors from West Tennessee high schools. YSA challenges college-bound students to develop critical-thinking skills to help them complete high school and advance into higher-education programs. Pictured during the academy’s final reception are (front row, l-r) Dr. Margaret Toston, UT Martin vice chancellor for student affairs; Jacob Yarbrough and Destiny Johnson, Northside High School in Jackson; Madison Ashley, Dyersburg High School in Dyersburg; Madison Penke, Fayette Ware High School in Somerville; Jaleah Little, Lexington High School in Lexington; Angela Glasgow, Northside High School in Jackson; Debi Adcock, YSA coordinator; (back row) Sterling Parson, White Station High School in Memphis; Ladarius Parson, Cordova High School in Cordova; Aaron Washington, Arlington High School in Arlington; Cedric Brown, Whitehaven High School in Memphis; and Alexis Yarbrough, Northside High School in Jackson. This was Toston's last YSA session before her retirement July 1.

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