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Pifer new high school principal at Concord Christian School

Nathan Pifer has been named the new high school principal at Concord Christian School.

He and his wife, Angie, are returning to Knoxville from Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, where he served as men’s soccer head coach for the last nine years.

Pifer assumed his duties as principal at CCS Thursday,

July 6.

“I’m really happy to return here,” he said. “I’ve been in higher education for 29 years. I did a stint at CAK for three years and that’s where I learned to love to work with high school students. This is an opportunity to be a part of a school that values their walk with Christ and a Christ-centered education.”

Pifer said most of his work has been in coaching.

“I really think what I’ll do as principal is a lot like coaching,” he said, “in the idea of mentoring and teaching kids and helping them along to the next step, which is college or wherever God’s calling them.

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Farragut students make the grade

• Reeda Gul Shakir of Farragut was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in biology Magna Cum Laude during the University of the South 2017 commencement ceremonies. Shakir is the child of Mussarat & Jawed Shakir.

• More than 450 Lincoln Memorial University undergraduate students earned a place on the Dean’s List for the Spring semester of 2017. To be placed on the Dean’s List, the student must be a full-time undergraduate and have a 3.5 grade-point average for the semester. The following Farragut students were honored: Tina Vinsant, a nursing major; Kayla Hartman, a nursing major; Kasey Pack, a nursing major; Lesli Wright, a nursing major, and Ethan Elliott of Knoxville, an exersice science major.

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