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Board of Education Student Representative Recognized by Tennessee School Boards Association

Adam Hasan, Knox County Board of Education student representative for 2014-2015, was recently selected by the Tennessee School Boards Association (TSBA) to receive its Statewide Student Recognition Award. The award recognizes students who have distinguished themselves in academics, community, service and leadership.

A senior at Bearden High School, Hasan served as his class president for three years and as the co-founder and vice president of the Model UN and founder and president of the Youth in Government’s Constitution Club. Hasan has received numerous honors including the “Outstanding Delegate Award” for the Tennessee YMCA Model United Nations and the “All Star Award” from the Tennessee Association of Student Councils. He attended the Tennessee Governor’s School for International Studies and participated with the East Tennessee School Band and Orchestra Association’s Junior Clinic Orchestra. Hasan serves his community through the Bearden High School Key Club and as a volunteer for Second Harvest Food Bank. His hobbies include the Great Smoky Mountains Curling Club, playing the cello and being a home coffee roaster.

As part of the TSBA recognition award, Hasan will receive a $2,000 scholarship and plaque at the TSBA Annual Convention Awards luncheon on November 17, 11 a.m., in the Presidential D Ballroom at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center.

For more information about the award, contact TSBA’s Kayce Kiningham at 800-448-6465, Ext. 3908, or kkiningham@tsba.net.