Rutherford County in Higher Learning for Paving Pathways

Middle Tennessee State University has partnered with Rutherford County high schools to give students a head start and a pathway to learning more.

Fast Lane initiative

La Vergne High School produced a group of 29 seniors who earned an associate’s degree through the Early College @ Motlow dual enrollment program. A celebration was held recently to congratulate the students.

According to MTSU, the students of Seventeen are attending. The students will benefit from the university’s “Fast Lane” initiative, a program developed to give focused and purposeful advising and orientation to those who wish to complete a four-year degree at MTSU.

“They have set goals for themselves and if they are achieving those goals, I’m excited for them,” said Hope Bakari, assistant principal at La Vergne High and director of the early college.

Representing MTSU, Andrew Oppmann, vice president of marketing and communications, students congratulated.

“You will enter MTSU poised to do great things, and a great education already behind you with our partner, Motlow State Community College, 1 transfer partner, ”said Oppmann, who handed out MTSU swag to students.

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Humanities Academy

The Siegel High and MTSU between the Siegel Humanities Academy concluded last month with a celebration of scholarship and partnership.

“It gives high school students the opportunity to prepare for college and career … so that they can be successful in their next step in life,” said Leah Lyons, dean of the MTSU College of Liberal Arts.

Jaxyn Luscinski, a Siegel High School junior, with her Siegel Humanities Academy project to Leah Lyons, dean of the MTSU College of Liberal Arts.  The academy, a collaboration between the high school and the university, celebrated the end of its first semester.

Lucy Langworthy, assistant to the dean and a pivotal force in the academy’s creation, told students they will need assistance. “We’ve got MTSU people here that are supporting you guys,” Langworthy said.

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Siegel HighPrincipal Larry Creasy is pleased with the partnership and said it opens up career choices for avenues.

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