Oak Ridge resident Judy Gooch, a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents, will be the guest speaker at next week's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Oak Ridge High School.
Gooch, who holds a bachelor's degree in home economics education from Carson-Newman College and a master's degree in home economics from the University of Georgia, is the owner of Judy Gooch Interiors, a freelance interior design business.
specializes in traditional residential interiors.
Prior to starting her own business, Gooch was a parttime and adjunct faculty member at Carson-Newman College from 1981 to 1993.
developed the interior design curriculum used in the Family and Consumer Sciences Department.
was appointed in 2005 to a six-year term on the Tennessee
Board of Regents, which oversees more than 180,000 students in the system's six universities, 13 community colleges, and 27 technology centers.