C-N news office
JEFFERSON CITY — A Carson-Newman University incoming freshman died July 20 in an accident while on a trip to Guatemala.
Seth Washam was killed due to an electrical short in a hotel swimming pool. His sister Emma, a rising C-N junior, was also injured in the incident. The two are the children of C-N alumni Shannon and Jean-Ann Washam of Knoxville. Jean-Ann serves as executive director of the university’s Appalachian Outreach home repair ministry while Shannon is director of Western Heights Baptist Center in Knoxville. [Read more…]