A highlight of the Aug. 30 Tusculum College opening convocation for the 2007-2008 academic year was the induction of new officers for the Student Government Association.
Swearing in the officers was SGA Chief Justice John Cage, Smyrna, Tenn., at podium. Sworn in were, from left, Secretary/Treasurer Cody Greene, Cleveland, Ga.; Vice President Landree Brotherton, Morristown, Tenn.; and President Duane Randolph, Crossville, Tenn.
Randolph gave a brief address to the students, encouraging participation in college activities. Partially visible in the background is Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Kimberly Estep.
The well-attended convocation, held in the auditorium of the Annie Hogan Byrd Fine Arts Building, also featured a welcome to students by Interim President Dr. Russell Nichols and an inspirational keynote address by Assistant Professor of Business Administration Dr. Michelle Freeman, Greeneville.
In attendance along with the student body were faculty members of the college, in full academic regalia. Bagpiper Jon Shell provided music for the processional and recessional. Tusculum College, located at Greeneville, is the state’s oldest institution of higher learning.