Kevin rejoined the Times Free Press in August 2011 as the Southeast Tennessee K-12 education reporter. He worked as an intern in 2009, covering the communities of Signal Mountain, Red Bank, Collegedale and Lookout Mountain, Tenn.
A native Kansan, Kevin graduated with bachelor's degrees in journalism and sociology from the University of Kansas. After graduating, he worked as an education reporter in Hutchinson, Kan., for a year before coming back to Chattanooga.
Honors include a Kansas Associated Collegiate Press First Place Award for series writing, a Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence award for in-depth reporting, as well as a statewide education award for reporting on the school finance crisis in Kansas.
Kevin is always open to hearing your story ideas or tips and can be reached at (423) 757-6249 or email@example.com.
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Drivers almost always turn their heads and look away when they pass Tim Smith's stopped bright yellow school bus with the flashing lights and the bright red stop sign extended.
CCA is a different breed of high school, where kids play guitars on the front steps and tap-dance in the hallways.
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Birchwood School is the kind of place where maintenance crews are thanked with biscuits and gravy. ONLINE: Go to www.timesfreepress.com/birchwood to see an audio slideshow and an interactive timeline for Birchwood Elementary.
Ooltewah High School students now can take a globally recognized curriculum right at home with the school's approval for an International Baccalaureate diploma program.