IMnotsoHO's comment history

IMnotsoHO said...

The $700 fine was previously reported, as it was assessed at the first decision. The Signal Mountain High administration was well aware of the taxpayer money that would be wasted on the unnecessary and un-winnable appeal, that is unless they once again felt reading the TSSAA by-laws was below them.

October 23, 2011 at 10 a.m.
IMnotsoHO said...

Dooley is running a clean program with the expectation that Tennessee continue to remember that his players are STUDENT athletes, not pre-pro NFL ballers. That is to be commended, whatever the record! I am tired of my taxes funding the travels of kids that have no intention of educating themselves and honoring my investment. Go Vols!!

October 22, 2011 at 8:39 p.m.
IMnotsoHO said...

I have been waiting for anyone to state the obvious here. If this player and his advisors were truly angling to get him a college education, he should have stayed and played at Brainerd, oddly enough, the school his address zones him for. Why, you ask? Brainerd High School is a Tennessee Promise School. He would have been GUARANTEED the opportunity to get a college education at UTK, had he simply graduated and applied. This WAS NOT about getting an education. This was about FOOTBALL.

Read below ( Tennessee Promise Scholarship The Tennessee Promise Scholarship program is the only one of its kind in the state. Any new student who is admitted and enrolls at the University of Tennessee from one of the eligible high schools listed below will receive a scholarship valued at up to $7,382 per year plus a $1,200 award for other educational expenses. The Promise Scholarship, combined with the HOPE and other university scholarships, will provide funds to assist with tuition and fees for up to four years (eight semesters) on the Knoxville campus.

Although no scholarship application is required for this guaranteed award, the following must be satisfied to qualify:

Apply for admissions as a first-time, first-year entering freshman by December 1 Be a Tennessee resident Graduate from a Tennessee Promise high school (listed below) Submit FAFSA prior to February 15 Enroll as a full-time student Eligible Tennessee High Schools

School City Antioch High School Antioch Austin East High / Magnet Knoxville B T Washington High School Memphis Brainerd High School Chattanooga Carver High School Memphis Central High School Memphis East High School Memphis East Ridge High School Chattanooga Fairley High School Memphis Fayette Ware Comprehensive High School Somerville Frayser Middle/ High School Memphis Fulton High School Knoxville Glencliff Comp High School Nashville Hamilton High School Memphis Howard School Of Academics Technology Chattanooga Kingsbury Middle/ High School Memphis Kirby High School Memphis Manassas High School Memphis Maplewood Comp High School Nashville Melrose High School Memphis Mitchell Middle/ High School Memphis Northside High School Memphis Oakhaven Middle/ High School Memphis Pearl Cohn Magnet High School Nashville Raleigh Egypt High School Memphis Sheffield High School Memphis Stratford Comp High School Nashville Trezevant High School Memphis Tyner Academy Chattanooga Westwood Middle/ High School Memphis Whites Creek Comp High School Whites Creek Wooddale High School Memphis

October 14, 2011 at 9:46 p.m.
IMnotsoHO said...

I am very impressed with the school and the coach. With all of the talk around cheating in area football right now, it is nice to see a school and a coach willing to emphasize character over a winning record. This school system would improve exponentially if we held administrators/teachers/coaches and kids accountable for our their behaviors more often than their athletic records.

October 12, 2011 at 2:26 p.m.

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