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Education

  • TC students graduate from Rogers Explorers program

     

    Taylor County students Lauren Williams, Ryan Wiedewitsch, Samuel Kessler, Jackson Hunt, Warren "Bryce" Richardson and Molly Sullivan graduated from The Center for Rural Development's 2014 Rogers Explorers youth leadership program.

    The Rogers Explorers program is an educational leadership program that provides hands-on learning opportunities for middle school students in Southern and Eastern Kentucky to build their math, science, and technology skills. Graduates are encouraged to work toward pursuing careers in these in-demand career fields.

  • McKinley is CU SGA officer

     

    Campbellsville University's Student Government Association officers were among the first students on campus in August, getting organized for the semester. Ellie McKinley is the vice president of student activities.

    She is a senior public relations/Spanish major from Campbellsville.

  • CHS students visit Somerset College

     

    Campbellsville High School students in the Eagle Excellence after school program recently visited the Somerset Community College Lineman Training Program.

    They learned about a career in the utility service industry.

  • Resident enrolls at Centre College

    Nathan Riggs of Campbellsville has enrolled to attend class this year at Centre College.

    The Class of 2018 is the largest incoming class in Centre's history, setting records for size, academic strength, geographic reach and diversity.

    Riggs is the son of Lisa and Kenneth Riggs of Campbellsville and is a graduate of Campbellsville High School.

  • Exchange families needed

    EF High School Exchange Year is a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging cultural awareness and mutual respect between nations through student exchange.

    There are opportunities available for those in Taylor County who would like to host a foreign exchange student.

    EF Exchange Year has connected more than 100,000 enthusiastic students from around the globe with caring host families across America, and has been facilitating international exchange since 1979.

  • Porter's Playhouse participating in food program

    Porter's Playhouse is now participating in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education.

    Meals will be served at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

    Participants eligible for free and/or reduced price meals must have a completed application with documentation of eligibility information, which may include a SNAP or K-TAP case number or names of household members and income information.

  • School Menus for Sept. 29-Oct. 3

    Campbellsville Independent

    Sep. 29-Oct. 3

    Monday - Cheese pizza, corn, garden salad with dressing, diced pears and milk.

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

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

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

    Friday - Professional development. No school.

    Taylor County

  • CMS names Leaders of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Middle School recently named its Leaders of the Week for the week of Sept. 8-12.

    They are Bryson Karr, Bryce Newton, Tatem Wiseman, Gracyne Hash and Zoie Sidebottom.

    Teachers chose the students because they possess leadership qualities in their daily lives.

    Students and their parents will be honored with a leadership luncheon sponsored by a local business on Sept. 29.

  • TCES names Leader in Me winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Leader in Me winners for the week of Sept. 8.

    They are Kylee Farmer, Raina Jones, Raegan Jones, Noah Dabney and Christian Reynolds.

  • CMS names Leaders of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Middle School recently named its leaders of the week.

    They are fifth-grader Lainey Watson, sixth-grader Victoria Garcia, eighth-grader Jeremiah Jackson, seventh-grader Mathew Oliver and fourth-grader Breana Davis.

    Students will be honored at a leadership Luncheon on Sept. 30.