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Education

  • Campbellsville resident receives biodiesel fuel certificate

     

    Ten students in Elizabethtown Community and Technical College's diesel program, including one from Campbellsville, were recently awarded certificates for successfully completing a 30-hour online course on the development, use and benefits of biodiesel fuel.

    The course was offered by the Kentucky Soybean Association and funded by local farmers to teach new and upcoming advances in biodiesel fuel technology.

    The students had to complete the course with a score of 80 percent or better to qualify for the certificates.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Dec. 15.

    They are freshman Cole Fraizer, sophomore Luke Mings, junior Reagan Pollock and senior Ben Long.

  • TCMS names Student Leaders of the Week

     

    Taylor County Middle School recently named its Students Leaders of the Week for the week of Dec. 15.

    They are, Logan Williams, Brooklyn Hicks, Autumn Matney, Destiny Deason, Cherith Brockman and Christopher Newell.

  • Residents join CU president's club

     

    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    "I want to share this thought: momentum for the mission," Dr. Joseph Owens, chair of Campbellsville University's Board of Trustees, said at the president's club dinner recently on campus.

    "When I speak of momentum," he said, "I'm speaking of that strength and force that something has when it's moving that will allow it to continue growing faster and stronger as time passes."

  • TCHS will get new elevator

    John Overby

    joverby@cknj.com

    After an elevator at Taylor County High School malfunctioned recently, Taylor County School Board members accepted a quote at their meeting last Thursday from D-C Elevator Co. Inc. to demolish the existing unit and install a new lift at the cost of $23,500.

  • Campbellsville schools honor academic achievers

     

    Campbellsville Independent Schools recently announced its academic achievers for November. A boy and a girl from each school are named.

    Those recognized include:

    Campbellsville Elementary School

    Aidan Phillips is a first-grade student at CES. He is the son of Edlynn Phillips. His favorite teacher is Shirley Cox, and reading is his favorite subject. He enjoys playing soccer. His future plan is to be an archaeologist who digs up dinosaur bones.

  • CU hosts international education fair

     

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's annual international education fair, the largest ever, was Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the Student Activities Center on campus.

    Several hundred students, faculty and staff members tasted foods from around the globe and saw presentations, fashion and entertainment by CU international students.

  • Campbellsville native speaks at CU chapel service

     

    Terry Harris

    Campbellsville University

    The Rev. Blake Jessie, pastor of Greensburg Baptist Church, led Campbellsville University's Thanksgiving service chapel Nov. 19 and asked those in attendance, "Who do you please?"

    "Are you trying to please your mom. Are you trying to please your coach? Are you trying to please your partner? Or are you trying to please God?"

  • ECTC strengthens commitment to STEM education

     

    Jaime Thomas

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

    According to the STEM Education Coalition, "our nation's future economic prosperity is closely linked with student success in the STEM fields."

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College recognizes this and is committed to helping students make strides in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

  • Scholarship open to agriculture, natural resource students

    On Jan. 9, the Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter of Soil and Water Conservation Society will present a $1,000 Bailey/Zimmerman Scholarship and $1,000 Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter Scholarship.

    Students eligible to apply are undergraduate agriculture or natural resource students enrolled in a college or university in the Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter region this fall.

    Current high school students taking college credits aren't eligible.