VIDEO: GLOBAL FEST  Dressed in garments representing 30 countries, students at one Memphis school throw a world-class celebration to mark the last week of the school year. Chalkbeat

MILLION-DOLLAR SCHOLAR  A graduate of a Memphis charter school has a difficult choice to make after being accepted to 149 colleges across the nation. “I didn’t want to limit myself,” explained Shariah Edwards. CBS News

PERFECT ATTENDANCE  Nearly 250 Memphis students receive free bicycles for finishing the school year with perfect attendance. Local Memphis

NEW LEADER  A new principal is assigned to the Chattanooga elementary school where six students were killed last fall in a school bus crash. Times Free Press, WRCB

PIZZA TALKS  A Williamson County student admitted to Yale University says her application essay was about how to order pizza from Papa John’s. The Tennessean

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER A Loudon teacher receives his diploma in time for his 40th high school reunion. The Daily Times

SNACK FOR A CAUSE A Johnson City couple opens a shaved ice franchise that seeks to be a fundraising tool for schools. Johnson City Press

PHOTOS: CROSSING CEREMONY  Second-graders at a Murfreesboro primary school mark the end of the school year by crossing the street to visit the school where they’ll attend grades 3-6. Daily News Journal

CHICK-FIL-A  A Sumner County teacher closes out the school year by rewarding her top students with a free lunch. WKRN

BEDFORD BUDGET  The working budget for Bedford County Schools includes more money for teachers. Times-Gazette

NEW VENDOR  Blount County Hospital will no longer provide occupational and physical therapy to Blount County students. The Daily Times

EQUIPPING SCHOOL NURSES  The Cleveland-Bradley County community stocks the offices of school nurses with supplies for a second straight year. Cleveland Daily Banner

DIRECTOR EVALUATION  Washington County’s schools director receives her first evaluation from the school board. WJHL

DESTINATION IMAGINATION Another year of a global creative student competition comes to a close in Knoxville, the international group’s base for its annual event for the past 17 years. Knoxville News Sentinel