|Published: 10:23 AM, 04/11/2013
||Last updated: 10:23 AM, 04/11/2013
Author: Duay O'Neil
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-In celebration of Saturday's celebration of Cosby
Academy's 100th birthday, today's Plain Talk features a special ten-page
section featuring the history, photos, and feature stories pertaining to the
Established by the East Tennessee Baptist Association in
1913, the Academy operated as a private school until its purchase by the Cocke
County Board of Education in 1934. At that time, it became Cosby School and
served children in the southern portion of Cocke County in grades 1-12 for
several decades before adding kindergarten classes in the 1970s.
After operating as a K-12 school for approximately 30
years, Cosby School was divided into Cosby Elementary and Cosby High Schools in
the early part of the 21st century.
For more details, please see the Thursday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.
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