Johnson Elementary School College and Career Event

Published October 26, 2015 at 3:08 p.m.

WHAT: Johnson Elementary School College and Career Event

WHEN: Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

WHERE: Johnson Elementary School, 1001 Ormond Drive, Kingsport, TN 37664

  • 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.  Families and students will have the opportunity to meet several representatives from area business and colleges. Colleges include: Northeast State Community College, Tusculum College, Milligan College and Walters State Community College. Businesses include: Abby Gilbert – Nutritionist, Dr. Bateman – Dentist, Jenny McCollum – Dental Hygienist, Wings Helicopter, Tidewater Transit (semi-truck on-site), members of the United States Army, Scott Dishner – Realtor, Brandon Haren – Attorney, Tom Patton – Kingsport Police Department, Barry Brickey – Kingsport Fire Department (fire truck on-site), Meagan Harrell – Gray Fossil Site, Frontier Health, Golden Corral, Brian Trent – AIG Financial, Ken Weems – City Planner, Veronica Miller – Stylist, Rick Wagner – Kingsport Times News, Elizabeth Dye – Edwards Jones, Jonathan Lampley – Cherokee National Forest and Addie Lackner – Connie Mullins Nursing.
  • 6:30 – 7 p.m.  Families and students are invited to the cafeteria for treats. Students are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite professional.

Kingsport City Schools (KCS) is a public school district located in Kingsport, Tenn., serving students in Sullivan and Hawkins county. The district is comprised of 13 schools, including a Pre-K, eight elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school and a non-traditional school; with total enrollment over 7,100 students. The vision of Kingsport City Schools is to be, Student Focused … World Class.

KCS has been named the top school district in Tennessee as winner of the 2014 SCORE Prize District Award by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) and has earned the 2014 Achievement Award in the annual Excellence in Tennessee Recognition Program by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNPCE).

For more information on KCS, visit, listen live on WCSK 90.3 FMThe Voice of KCS, read our blog, We Are KCS, or call (423) 378.2100. We’re social too; follow us on Facebook (Kingsport City Schools), Twitter (@KCS_District) and check out our YouTube Channel (KPTSchools).