|Published: 9:09 AM, 01/03/2013
Author: Duay O'Neil
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-Esther Houston Vassar and James S. Franks, Jr.,
Newport natives, will return to their hometown in March as recipients of the
Cocke County Education Foundation's prestigious Celebrate Our Success awards.
The duo will be honored at the Foundation's annual
banquet March 14 at Carson Springs Baptist Conference Center.
Each year the Foundation honors two graduates of local high
schools who have achieved outstanding levels of success in their fields.
Vassar, a graduate of Tanner High School, recently
retired as U. S. Small Business Administration National Ombudsman and Assistant
Administrator of Regulatory Enforcement Fairness.
For more details, please see the Thursday edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
Subscribe to The Newport Plain Talk by clicking SUBSCRIBE.
Sign up for Breaking News emails from The Newport Plain Talk by clicking EMAIL ALERTS and inputting
your email address next to "Add Me" near the top right corner.