J. Frank White Academy

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Inspiring learners and leaders

Our classrooms are filled with students who approach their studies with a genuine desire to learn. The universal support and enthusiasm among faculty, staff and parents/guardians creates an environment that encourages academic excellence. We believe high standards for character will lead students to embrace challenges in and out of the classroom and, ultimately, to succeed. Our goal is to foster honor, respect, and compassion in each student and provide them with an exceptional learning environment to prepare them for further education. Our graduates are ready to go into post-secondary education with the confidence to thrive, the tools for life-long learning, and the conviction to make a positive impact.

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JFWA World School October 4, 2023 JFWA Representing US at World School International Forum

Three students from the J. Frank White Academy (JFWA) of Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) will represent the U.S. at Word School International Forum October 9 -17 in Tokyo, Japan. The cultural exchange program brings together high school students and teachers from 21 counties to create a network of friendships, broaden perspectives and develop globally minded future leaders.

Mountain Fiesta Logo September 13, 2023 The Mountain Fiesta Set for September 30

The Mountain Fiesta, an annual celebration of Latin American and Appalachian culture, is set for Saturday, September 30, from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Cumberland Gap.

Dr. Clayton Hess September 7, 2023 Dr. Clayton Hess to Retire at Year's End

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) President Clayton Hess, PhD, has announced plans to retire at the end of the calendar year. Senior Executive Vice President Jason McConnell will serve as interim president beginning on January 1, 2024, and a national search will follow.