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Dr. Sharon Morrison Honored with Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award for Service

BRISTOL, Tenn., April 30, 2016 – Esteemed for putting “service above self,” Dr. Sharon Morrison received the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award from King University during its Spring Commencement ceremony on April 30, 2016. The prestigious award was presented to Dr. Morrison, a King alumni, for her outstanding work in the community through The Morrison School, which she and her husband, Arthur, founded in 1977 for children with learning disabilities, attention deficits, or emotional disturbances....

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Morrison students enjoy brand new building

BRISTOL, VA (WJHL) – Ninth grader, Josiah Royce, is one of nearly 50 students at the Morrison School in Bristol, Virginia celebrating the opening of a brand new facility.

“It was really exciting because all of the space,” said Josiah. “People like the lockers, the gym, the cafeteria, they don’t have to eat at their desks.”

Morrison School was called a tiny farmhouse home for over 30 years.

“It served us well, but we were right on top of each other,” said  Co-founder Dr. Sharon Morrison....

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Morrison School Ribbon Cutting.

BRISTOL, Va. — A long-time dream was realized Wednesday as officials of Morrison School cut the ribbon to formally open their new $2.2 million, 20,000-square-foot facility.
Located at 200 North Pinecrest Lane, the school serves special needs children in grades one-12. About 100 people attended a sun-drenched ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house.
Founder Sharon Morrison said she was humbled and grateful for the support to build the new school.
“We have a future. Morrison School can move...

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The Latent Potential of People who Think and Learn Differently and the Cost to Society of Ignoring


By Sharon Morrison Ed.D.


Individuals, such as many of Morrison School students, who tend to think, to learn and to perceive the world a bit differently than others are actually the potential mover and shakers of society.  But their influence can either be significantly positive or significantly negative depending upon the early guidance and intervention they receive in their lives.  Take for example these folks: Alexander Graham Bell, Walt Disney, John Kennedy, Thomas Jefferson, George...

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