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Education

  • Two CHS students graduate from Rogers Scholars program

     

    Campbellsville High School students MaKenzie Murrell and Paige Dabney graduated this summer from The Center for Rural Development's Rogers Scholars program.

    Rogers Scholars is an intensive one-week summer leadership program that provides opportunities for high school students in Southern and Eastern Kentucky to receive the skills they need to become the region's next generation of business and entrepreneurial leaders. Seventeen colleges and universities partner with The Center to offer exclusive college scholarships to Rogers Scholars graduates.

  • CU ranked 'fourth most affordable'

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has been ranked fourth among the top 50 most affordable Christian colleges in the United States by the independent researchers of Christian Universities Online.

    Christian Universities Online is an independent online resource that researches and ranks Christian higher education in the United States. In addition, it provides reviews, information about Christian scholarships and financial aid, along with other resources for students.

  • TCMS names Leader in Me winners

     

    Taylor County Middle School recently announced its Leader in Me award winners for the week of Aug. 25.

    They are Allie Leanardson, Kailey Petty, Destiny Deason, Hayley Burress, Amerilee Lowe and Chris Satterly.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Aug. 25.

    They are freshman Kameron Hughes, sophomore Shawn Park, junior Robbie Passmore and senior Hannah Howard.

  • TCES names Leader in Me award winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Leader in Me award winners for the week of Aug. 18.

    They are Reagan Wethington, Kallie Vaughn, Isles Duncan, Victoria Tungate, Lane Whitley and Hayden Ingram.

  • TCES names Leader in Me award winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Leader in Me award winners for the week of Aug. 11.

    They are Blayne Davis, Molly Myers, Dylan Childress, Jennie Stancill and Nate Ford.

  • Local student receives Beta award

     

    Matti Blakeman, Kentucky's Junior State Beta secretary for 2013-2014, recently earned the Bob Morris Leadership Scholarship for her leadership abilities in Beta.

    The scholarship is only given to one student each year who participates in Kentucky Junior State Beta Club.

    Brockman is the daughter of David and Jill Blakeman and is a student at Taylor County High School.

  • School Menus for Sept. 1-5

    Campbellsville Independent

    Sept. 1-5

    Monday - Labor Day. No school.

    Tuesday - Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, roll, pineapple tidbits and milk.

    Wednesday - Scrambled eggs, sausage patty, hash brown, biscuit and gravy, baked apples and milk.

    Thursday - Chicken nachos, tortilla chips with salsa, Spanish rice, diced peaches and milk.

    Friday - Hot dog on bun, corn chips, pork and beans, applesauce, fruit, graham cracker and milk.

    Taylor County

  • Louisville youth tour CU campus

     

    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    Education is important to the Rev. Matthew Smyzer.

    And that is why for the past three years, Smyzer, executive director of the Baptist Fellowship Center and a CU Board of Trustees, CU Church Relations Council member and former chair, has brought a group of Louisville area students to Campbellsville University to encourage them to stay in school and plan on going to college. July 21 was no exception.

  • CU hosts 14 students in Summer Education Experience Program

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Summer Education Experience helped 14 students from Kentucky, Georgia and South Carolina a head start on their college career in July.

    The program allows the students opportunities to grow academically and socially.