Category: Daily Life

Abomination to Advocation

Reverend Alaina Cobb has experienced hate from a young age due to her identity. After seeing what the culture she was raised in looked like, she knew she had to do something. Her activism grows from her experiences growing up, but mostly from her children, fueling her to fight for others and their ability to be “fully human.”  As a mother, as a reverend, and as a fighter, Alaina Cobb is changing the world around her.

Meet the Storytellers

Allie Schrenker

Allie Schrenker is a committed athlete majoring in Communication and Creative Writing at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with plans to graduate in May 2019. She is an international rugby player and an editor for UTC’s literary journal. She is currently pursuing a career in photojournalism and can be reached at kcb325@mocs.utc.edu.

 

Samantha Sargent

Samantha Sargent is a senior at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Originally from Memphis, TN, she came to Chattanooga to study Communication and Sociology. Sargent wishes to use this degree to pursue a career in digital media. Contact her at xcq518@mocs.utc.edu.

Princess Petrus

Princess Petrus is a junior at UT Chattanooga studying Communication and Spanish. She enjoys photojournalism and uses her skill to convey social problems through visual images. Petrus has a passion for learning other people’s stories and aims to connect with those around her. Contact her at rkt446@mocs.utc.

 

Katie Raabe

Katie Raabe is a Communication major and International Studies minor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga planning to graduate in May 2019. With a focus in Creative Writing, Katie is passionate about people and telling their stories in expressive and visual forms. Contact her at hfr546@mocs.utc.edu.

 

 

Singer Songwriter Series

Through a series highlighting young singer songwriters, Rising Rock Media decided to showcase the musical talents that hide in Chattanooga. With genres ranging from folk, americana, and rock, each musician creates a wide variety of talent that ought to be brought to light. This series focuses on each musician with a music video of Spencer Denning’s song “Pen Pals,” Rachel Smith’s recording of “Wedding Blues,” and Jamesen Rees’s recent spotify released song “The Weight of Change.” Through sharing each of these artists musical talent, Rising Rock attempts to bring about focus on the talent right on UTC’s campus.

E.Richter Spencer Poster photo for onlinecSpencer Denning poses for a photo in Cadek Hall on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. Denning was there participating in a music video with Rising Rock. (Photo by Elian Richter)

Spencer Denning

— Written by Katie Raabe

When you combine the poetic talent of Ed Sheeran with the wits of Betty White, you get Spencer Denning.

As a Knoxville native, Denning is an aspiring singer, songwriter, and pianist, as well as a full time student at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. As a junior Communication major and English minor, Denning is able to transfer those skills into his songwriting.

His praiseworthy musical talent, however, has not always been a focus for Denning. He rather stumbled upon his singing ability after auditioning for musical theatre on a whim in high school.

Shortly after realizing that he was actually good, he began taking singing lessons that helped him physically train the vocal muscles needed to improve. While he only took singing lessons for a short period of time, they were instrumental to his current growing success.

Denning’s most recent song, “Pen Pal” is about the letters he wrote to himself when he began to lose sight of his goal. Nearly dropping out of school after his first year of college, his purpose was unclear to him causing him to become unmotivated in school.

After some soul searching, Denning realized he needed to find something he was passionate about or all of this would not be worth it.

Denning began to write as a form of therapy, which ultimately ended this doubtful phase of his life. Those letters and journal entries became the story of “Pen Pal.”

The song shows Denning’s raw talent through its harmonious and melodic tone.  By pairing his soulful voice with a mezzo piano, he creates a transparent song that repeatedly captures the attention of his audience.

Denning’s inspiration is primarily derived from Ed Sheeran, which in turn, created a merge of indie folk and americana music. His musical style seamlessly mirrors his personal aesthetic as a “granola frat boy,” as he describes.

Denning now has a clear goal of obtaining success in the music and entertainment industry. He auditioned for The Voice in 2018, advancing to the last round before the live show and plans to further excel in this year’s auditions.

Through the unavoidable trials of a college student, combined with the pressures of a star on the rise, Denning maintains a patient and composed presence. He hybridizes his relatable experiences and captivating voice to produce music that is timelessly sublime.
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Rachel Smith poses for a photo in Patten Chapel on Friday, March 1, 2019. Smith explained that she sings, writes music, and plays piano and guitar. (Photo by Elian Richter)

Listen to the audio of “Wedding Blues” here:

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— Written by Justin Metcalf

Rachel Mcintyre Smith is a senior Communication and Spanish major at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga whose commitment to music began at an early age. A singer-songwriter who can play up to four instruments, Smith’s music ranges from sincere and emotional to sarcastic and upbeat.

“I’ve always been an uber competitive person in school and the girl who was competitive with me in class would always go back and forth with me to see who made the highest grade,” Smith said. “She started taking piano lessons, so I called my dad and I was like ‘sign me up.’”

This competitive spirit developed into Smith’s love for piano. She continued these lessons for 10 years, performing in various concerts and recitals. She also participated in piano competitions every year and won the state competition twice.

Smith’s passion for music did not stop at piano. She picked up claranet for her school band in the 6th grade and continued this throughout high school. At the age of 15, she taught herself to play ukulele. A year later, she taught herself to play guitar.

“I started writing songs when I was in the 7th grade,” Smith said, “but they were very angsty and Paramore-esque songs because I was also that kid who wore colored skinny jeans and skater shoes, and I tried really hard to be misunderstood. So I started writing songs then but I didn’t start writing what I consider mediocre or good songs until I was near the end of my freshman year of college.”  

She began singing and playing piano at her church when she was a junior in high school. She then traveled to Nicaragua where she performed in local concerts and taught music lessons at a church for two consecutive summers. Now, she leads music at a college ministry and performs in their worship services.

“I’ve written Christian songs before, and that’s definitely played a big role,” Smith said. “I love southern gospel groups and their harmonies, and in Christian music the lyrics are really important, and that also taught me a lesson about song-writing because, in my opinion, if the lyrics don’t mean anything, then the song doesn’t mean anything.”

Some of her other musical inspirations include Carole King, Feist, Kacey Musgraves      and Taylor Swift.

“I really like good songwriter lyrics, like clever lyrics,” Smith said. “Kacey Musgraves has a lot of those, so she’s probably one of my main influences especially for my snarky southern songs that are more upbeat.”

In her piano-based song “Wedding Blues,” she wrote about seeing her peers newly engaged or married on social media and how the same thing was not happening to her.

“When I wrote that song I was acknowledging that my self-pity was kind of crazy,” Smith said. “I’m just 21 years old, but it actually helped me get through that time where I just kept getting on social media and kept seeing all these people who were getting married.”

Songwriting allows her to compartmentalize and process her feelings, she said.

“Take an event that gave me a lot of pain or that I’ve struggled through,” Smith said. “If I’m able to write a song from it and tie it up in a neat little package, it’s just really nice to think of it as I have a song from this and not this really horrible thing happened to me. It really does help me get through a lot of stuff and helps me process it in a healthy way.”

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Jamesen Reese sings at a Young Life gathering at the Signal Mountain Athletic Club.(Photo by Kaitlyn Evans-Witzel)

Listen to the audio of “Weight of Change” here:

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— Written by Cassie Whittaker

It’s not every day a student can be discovered who writes folk music on the weekends and has the vocals of a young John Mayer, but Jamesen Rees has these qualities and more.

As a marketing student at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Rees’ love for music has continuously grown since the age of eleven. He started his musical career by playing guitar and shortly after he began to sing. During his middle school years, Rees played the saxophone, which he states, “Taught him a lot about music theory.” Once he gained a basic understanding of the fundamentals of music, he began to write his own music in high school, which he claims, “Were all pretty bad.” Listening to his music and lyrics now, this statement may be hard to believe. Along with writing music he performed at open mic nights in school in front of friends and family. He has come a long way since middle school guitar lessons and open mic nights.

Rees now records his own music in the basement of his parents’ house and releases these songs on Spotify and iTunes. This past Friday, Rees released a new song called “The Weight of Change” that has hints at his gospel journey while painting a picture of the changing season that is coming. He has two other songs called “Wait” and “Pure Imagination” which he says are about life and all that comes with it. These songs have a folksy vibe that would go along perfect with a morning cup of joe.

Writing, singing, playing, and producing music is a large task for anyone, let alone a fulltime student who is also involved in the youth ministry Young Life every week. During Young Life Rees strums the guitar and sings while the high schoolers sit circled around him. It is apparent these kids love watching him perform every week. One of his fans at Young Life asked

“Is Jamesen a Rockstar?” and the answer to that question is yes.

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Mentioned Music Venues: This graphic shows a map view of the three music venues mentioned in the article below. Graphic By Marielle Echavez

Chattanooga to be Classic Tennessee Music Town

— Written by Lauren Justice

Nashville and Memphis are known as music capitals of the south. Chattanooga is catching up to the Tennessee music scene and is rising to the expectation of a true musical city.

With locations such as The Signal, Songbirds, and the Tivoli, Chattanooga has expanded its accessibility for artists to play in various hot spots in town. Local artists and famous bands have opportunities to play in small and large venues downtown.

Colleges in and around Chattanooga like UT Chattanooga, Lee University, and Southern Adventist University, have excellent music programs that have inspired young artists to pursue careers in performing. They have the ability to do so in this city as opposed to traveling all the way to Nashville for opportunity. Music students have plenty of opportunity to perform in local restaurants and venues.

Spencer Denning, UT Chattanooga student, independent artist, and contestant on The Voice, said the best part about the music scene here is the sense of community. “Everyone here is really supportive.”

Chattanooga is not known for one type of music, like Nashville is associated with the country genre. All performers and bands are welcome to show off and entertain crowds.

Riverbend Music Festival is a very popular event that music lovers go to indulge in music of all backgrounds and genres. Bringing this festival to Chattanooga has increased the musical tradition in Tennessee as a whole, while connecting Chattanooga to the music tradition.

Chattanooga is evolving into a true music city, furthering the tradition of music in Tennessee.

Meet the Storytellers

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Elian Richter

Elian Richter works as a photojournalist and action photographer. He has experience covering events such as USA Boxing qualifiers and Presidential arrivals on Air Force One. Elian has had works published on Rising Rock Media and the UTC Echo. In his free time, Elian enjoys rock climbing and being outdoors. Contact Elian Richter at wbn751@mocs.utc.edu.

 

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Katie Raabe

Katie Raabe is a Communication major and International Studies minor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga planning to graduate in May 2019. With a focus in Creative Writing, Katie is passionate about people and telling their stories in expressive and visual forms. Contact her at hfr546@mocs.utc.edu.

 

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Kaitlyn Evans-Witzel

Kaitlyn Evans-Witzel is an artistic photographer who focuses on weddings, elopements, and portraits. She loves the 1970s and country music and incorporates those styles into her photographs. Johnny Cash is among her favorites. Her work is displayed on vintagekaitlynphoto.com and she can be contacted at dzm674@mocs.utc.edu.

 

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Justin Metcalf

Justin Metcalf is a junior at UTC who studies communication and psychology. Justin enjoys writing for the university newspaper, and their favorite pastime involves curling up with a warm tea and watching horror movies. They hope to continue their education in psychology and become a counselor for LGBTQ youth.

 

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Cassie Whittaker

Cassie Whittaker is a graduating senior at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a degree in Communication and a minor in Spanish. She plans on pursuing a social marketing career in the private sector and is experienced in writing and presenting marketing plans. Her interests include volunteering and hiking around the city of Chattanooga which drives her toward a career that helps other people. Contact me for opportunity in these fields at qss692@mocs.utc.edu.

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Lauren Justice is a senior at UTC, majoring in Communication. She is experienced in marketing, journalistic writing, public relations, and design. After graduation she wants to continue working for her current company, Red Bull, by transferring to the record label. Contact her at nsf433@mocs.utc.edu for details.

 

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Marielle Echavez

Marielle Echavez is a junior pursuing a degree in Communication and a minor in Psychology. She manages her own branch of custom apparel on campus. She has a passion for videography and being creative. She plans to pursue video production post-graduation. Contact her at wcb788@mocs.utc.edu.

 

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Blake Davis

Blake Davis is a Senior Communication Major at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He is passionate about creating and telling stories through a video camera. For over 6 years, he has been improving his craft in videography. He also loves playing Spikeball and is a collegiate National Champion. He can be reached at rlp233@mocs.utc.edu.

 

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To Continue the Mission

The 33rd anniversary of the Challenger Shuttle accident was January 28th. Wife of the late Commander Dick Scobee, Dr. June Scobee Rodgers, and their daughter Kathie Scobee Fulgham, remember this day with peace and find power in making huge efforts to further the mission of the Challenger. It’s about keeping the fallen astronauts memory’s alive.

Kathie Scobee Fulgam (left) and June Scobee Rogers (right) pose for a portrait on February 10, 2019. (photo by Jessica Boggs)

For Dr. Rodgers, living during the age of space exploration has shaped her views on the importance of NASA. She remembers the landing of Apollo 11 on the moon and waking her children up in their South Carolina home that night so that they, too, could witness history.

“That was the most marvelous thing that could have happened in our country with the space program”, she said. “It became a wonderful part of history”.

Kathie Scobee Fulgam shows golden Apollo 11 coin on February 10, 2019. (photo by Jessica Boggs)

Fulgham is a board member of the Astronauts Memorial Foundation, a foundation that, among many things, recognized two major space exploration events with customized coins. The first coin manufactured was in remembrance of the Apollo 11 landing. It is a completely unique style.

 “It’s concave and has two sides. On one side the helmet of an astronaut looking out and seeing the American Flag is pictured, the way the astronauts saw it. On the other side is the very first footprint on the moon” Fulgham describes.

The coin has a larger purpose than to just be a collector’s item. Each time a coin is purchased, the funds are split into three areas: the Smithsonian receives half, the Astronauts Memorial Foundation receives a quarter, and the Astronauts Scholarship Foundation receives a quarter. The first day the Apollo 11 coin was released, it raised $31 million in funds.

 There will soon be a second coin, this time in honor of the Challenger crew.

 “It’s a celebration of everything mankind has done to get here”, said Fulgham.

The day of the Challenger accident is one that most people will never forget. For the families of the crew, this is an especially daunting day.

“Numbness. Numb. Just quiet. We just wept”, said Dr. Rodgers about witnessing the event. “It was tragic to our family. It was tragic to the nation. All the world knew.”

After losing their beloved husband and father, Commander Dick Scobee, these two women took it upon themselves to do something about it rather than dwell on the sadness.

“My priority was to continue education and further the mission NASA had begun”, said Rodgers. “We wanted people to remember how they lived. What they were willing to risk their lives for. Not just how they died.”

25 years and 25 centers later the Challenger Center at UT-Chattanooga was built as the first to be built on a college campus. Chattanooga is also the first home of the Micronaut program for children.

Leader of the mission, Cary Garrett, helps the team successfully run their simulated mission in space. (Photo by Kaitlyn Evans-Witzel)

“There’s a lot to be said about this University of Tennessee”, Rodgers said. Dr. Perry Storey is the director of UTC’s very own Challenger Center. He hopes the efforts of the Challenger Center help students gain an interest in space exploration. By hosting children’s field trips, private tours, and allowing UTC students to come and go, Dr. Storey and his colleagues keep the memory of the Challenger alive.

The control room where teams work together to have a successful mission in space. (Photo by Kaitlyn Evans-Witzel)

Dr. Storey said, “A new generation means a new generation of technology. The students of today will be the ones to do more exploration in space.”

The Challenger Centers promote interest in space exploration, in hopes to raise the next generation of people interested in science.

“I’m so proud of the students and educators for being inspired by our centers” Dr. Rodgers said.

We have Dr. Rodgers, Mrs. Fulgham, and directors of Challenger Centers like Dr. Storey to thank for bringing the Challenger Center program to life.

Meet the Storytellers

Jessica Boggs

Jessica Boggs, Senior at UTC, is graduating this May with a degree in Communication and a minor in International Relations. Jessica is an experienced photojournalist and graphic designer. She is passionate about speaking for those without a voice through the lens of a camera. Contact Jessica at xjh111@mocs.utc.edu.

Kaitlyn Evans-Witzel

Kaitlyn Evans-Witzel is an artistic photographer who focuses on weddings, elopements, and portraits. She loves the 1970s and country music and incorporates those styles into her photographs. Johnny Cash is among her favorites. Her work is displayed on vintagekaitlynphoto.com and she can be contacted at dzm674@mocs.utc.edu.

Lauren Justice

Lauren Justice is a senior at UTC, majoring in Communication. She is experienced in marketing, journalistic writing, public relations, and design. After graduation, she wants to continue working for her current company, Red Bull, by transferring to the culture department. Contact her at nsf433@mocs.utc.edu.

Marielle Echavez

Marielle Echavez is a junior pursuing a degree in Communication and a minor in Psychology. She manages her own branch of custom apparel on campus. She has a passion for videography and being creative. She plans to pursue video production post-graduation. Contact her at wcb788@mocs.utc.edu.

Life as a Single Mother

Every morning, Alexa McDonald makes coffee while she prepares her sons breakfast.
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Alexa McDonald is a 24-year-old girl who is known for her striking beauty, big red hair, and elaborate makeup. She is the front desk supervisor at the Chattanooga DoubleTree downtown and has been residing in the Chattanooga area for about two years now. She is a mother to a one-year old son named Silas James Patrick McDonald, born on September 27, 2017.

Alexa McDonald applies her makeup as her son reaches for her attention.
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Unfortunately, Silas’s father was addicted to opioids and had extreme temperamental issues that led to aggression and violence. McDonald made the choice to raise Silas on her own–knowing it would be difficult–but the best choice for them both.

Alexa McDonald assists her coworker with a guest’s reservation.
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McDonald has been working hard at her full-time job moving towards her goal of becoming a General Manager. She has been in the hotel industry for almost five years and only plans to move up. Through this journey, her mother has been an important asset in regard to childcare of Silas. With McDonald’s mother being retired, she helps create a more flexible schedule for work and schooling.

Alexa McDonald coddles her son after bumping his head on the hardwood floor.
November 21, 2018 (photo by Princess Petrus)

In 2015, McDonald earned her associate degree in business and financing at Horry Georgetown Technical College in Conway, South Carolina. To add to her credentials, she plans to go back to school this Spring to continue her education at UTC.

Alexa McDonald straps her one year old son in a baby carrier before leaving her house.
November 21, 2018 (photo by Princess Petrus)

 

Princess Petrus, a Communications junior at UTC, has a passion for hospitality and enjoys photojournalism. She currently works at the DoubleTree by Hilton in downtown Chattanooga, and plans to become a flight attendant upon graduating. Her degree as well as her minor in Spanish will allow her to better interact with others across the world.

 

 

 

Charlye White-One day at a time

 

Brianna (Charlye) White is both a student at UTC and a single mother to her son, Princeton. For the past two years, she has been juggling her course work, her job, and motherhood. She talks about her struggles, and how she manages balancing all of her responsibilities. By taking it day by day, Charlye White will graduate with a BA in Communications this December 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

Meet the Storytellers

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Allie Schrenker

Allie Schrenker is a committed athlete studying Communications and Creative Writing at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with plans to graduate in May 2019. She is one of the editors for UTC’s literary journal and is currently pursuing a career in photojournalism.

 

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Troy Stolt

Troy Stolt is a student photojournalist based out of Chattanooga Tennessee, where he is the photo editor of the UTC student newspaper, the University Echo, he has experience covering news, sports, in the creation of multimedia, studio portraits as well as making featured photos. His work has also been published University relations, Nooga.com, and the Chattanooga Times Free Press.

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Cade Deakin

Cade Deakin is a photographer and videographer based in Chattanooga, who has worked at the student newspaper, The University Echo, while completing a communications degree at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and completed a media internship making promotional photos and videos at Songbirds Guitar Museum.

 

 

 

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Alex Ogle: Sights Set High

Written by: Katie Haremski
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Alex Ogle makes a photo during her Echo photo assignment at Main X 24. Saturday, December 1, 2018. Photo by: Katie Haremski

UTC Communications and Psychology junior, Alex Ogle, has her sights set high as she approaches her last year of college. While a projection for early graduation came as a bit of a surprise, she couldn’t be more excited for what the future has in store. For many, college is a time of exploration of one’s self and Ogle is no exception from that. During her time in college she has explored several different paths specifically in the Communications Department.

The Knoxville native kick started her college career in the fall of 2016. Over the past two and a half years, she has found a deep love for broadcasting and photojournalism. While Ogle claims that she is “not musically talented”, she has a deeply embedded love for music. Her love for music brought her to having her own show on WUTC. She said, “It’s cool to be able to play whatever music you want”.

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Alex Ogle signs her photo. Her photo will be hung in the COMM department. Wednesday, November 28, 2018. Photo by: Katie Haremski

Additionally, she loves photojournalism. What started as a class, has now become a passion. Ogle is currently in her first class in photojournalism, but will be continuing her “PJ” education next semester. At the end of the October, she joined The UTC Echo Photographers and feels like since joining she has grown in her craft.

What some may not know, is that Ogle is legally blind. Her right eye is corrected to 20/60 but her left eye is 20/300. She doesn’t have peripheral in either eye due to retinopathy of prematurity. Despite that, Ogle said that it is not a defining factor of who she is.

“I love capturing moments and reminding people that [this] is what is going on. That photos can lead to change.” Ogle said that it’s really special that one can capture a moments in time.

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Alex Ogle waits for photo to print out. Her photo will be hung in the COMM department. Wednesday, November 28, 2018. Photo by: Katie Haremski

 

She said that when she first started photographing she “didn’t feel like she was good at it” but as time has past, she has continued to make connections and photos. While “the dream” is unclear, she goes back and forth on whether she wants to seek after photojournalism as a profession. One thing is clear, is that she does have passion for storytelling and capturing emotion.

Ogle’s WUTC show can be heard on Mondays at 10 PM and her work in The Echo can be found on http://www.theutcecho.com.

 

 

 

 

 

Meet the Storytellers

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Katie Haremski

Katie Haremski is a senior at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Outside of contributing to Rising Rock, she is the Creative Coordinator at Counsel Creative and the Features Editor at The Echo. Katie is a storyteller, writer, designer, social media marketer and photographer.

 

 

 

 

 

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Raising the Flags

 

 

 

In 1970 members of Ringgold Georgia community started a tradition to honor the deceased Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, who were residents of Catoosa County at some point. At the time there was only one flag honoring all veterans, but members of the VFW decided each veteran should have a flag of their own. The tradition began with 12 flags that were placed in the Anderson Cemetery in Ringgold. Over the next 46 years the number of flags grew tremendously.

Each year, a week before Memorial Day and a week before Veterans Day volunteers from the Catoosa County area and surrounding areas place American flags along Ringgold’s streets and highways. They are placed on metal poles and a white wooden cross with the name of the veteran, their branch of service, and the war from the American Revolution to Iraq and Afghanistan. A week before and after the two holidays the flags are up for display to honor the Veterans.

For many years Ralph Teems, his cousin Charles Teems (both VFW members) and Wallace Hall who made some of the first crosses volunteered labor initiative. The position was then given to Gilbert Childer, Head of the Volunteers. Dozens of volunteers have help put this event together each year. From Ringgold, Ridgeland, and Heritage middle and high school students making, painting, and placing the cross to volunteers from all ages, churches, civic organizations, and more. Today there are over a thousand of flags that are displayed and each year a hundred flags are added.

 

 

 

 

Meet the Storytellers

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Allie Schrenker

Allie Schrenker is a committed athlete studying Communications and Creative Writing at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with plans to graduate in May 2019. She is one of the editors for UTC’s literary journal and is currently pursuing a career in photojournalism.

 
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Tiffany Closson

Tiffany Closson is a senior marketing major at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She studied luxury fashion in Paris and has spent time in photojournalism working with local stories. As a marketing intern she has knowledge in website analytics and social media management.

 

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Brianna (Charlye) White

Brianna (Charlye) White is in her senior year at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, majoring in Communications. She is the Community Outreach Assistant for the Bethlehem Center, and a Writer and News Anchor for her school news media, Mocs News. Visitwww.thbeth.org to view her work and email her at white.brianna17@gmail.com to learn more.
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Jackson Hollis

Jackson Hollis has been a photojournalist for the UTC Echo for almost a year. He has shot many events for the paper including including parades, rally’s, sports events, and more. Jackson has lived in Chattanooga for over 3 years and loves sports and the outdoors. Jackson can be contacted either by cell (615) 479-5115 or by email jvaughnhollis@gmail.com.

 

 

 

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