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Education

  • TCMS wins first place at governor's cup

     

    Taylor County Middle School recently competed at the district Governor's Cup competition hosted by Campbellsville Middle School.

    TCMS placed first overall, first in quick recall and second in future problem solving.

    The quick recall team consists of captain Weston Young, Elizabeth Rogers, Rachel Myers, Devan Wasson, Geoff Bruns and Faith Gaddis.

    The future problem solving team consists of Faith Gaddis, Madison Jones, Lexi Raikes and Rachel Myers.

  • CES students make quilts for Hosparus patients

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School second-graders recently participated in a quilt project for Hosparus.

    The project began when an East Campbellsville Church of God mission group set a goal to make 50 quilts.

    The second-grade students joined in to help and created artwork for some of the quilt tops.

  • Campbellsville schools honor academic achievers

     

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

    Those recognized include:

    Campbellsville Elementary School

    Rowan Petett is a first-grade student at CES. He is the son of Ashlee and David Petett. His favorite teacher is Vanessa Adkins and reading is his favorite subject. He enjoys playing basketball. His future plan is to become a chef.

  • CU named to Military Friendly Schools list

    Yvonne Matheas

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has been selected to the 2014 Military Friendly Schools list for the fifth consecutive year.

    "Campbellsville University is once again honored to be named among the nation's military-friendly universities in the nation - in a group of 15 percent of higher education institutions so designated," John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, said.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week for the week of Jan. 21.

    They are freshman Loren Finck, sophomore Sierra DeMurray, junior Haley Wright and senior Brittney Powers.

  • KCA releases honor roll

    Kentucky Christian Academy recently released its honor roll for the second quarter of the 2013-2014 school year. Students listed follow.

    Perfect Attendance

    • Sonbeam - Kyndal Southern.

    • Preschool - Kelsi Auker.

    • Kindergarten - Kellen Floyd, Ceaton Harris and Audrey Hicks.

    • First Grade - Samantha Akridge, Lance Auker, Ethan Kelley, Lily Murphy, Madison Richards, Kade Somerville and Carter Wise.

    • Second Grade - Jack Ellis.

  • Sanders new director of the Louisville Education Center

     

    Candice Boone

    Campbellsville University

    Chris Sanders, assistant dean of international education at Campbellsville, has been named the director of Campbellsville University's Louisville Education Center.

    "Chris Sanders brings deep and significant administrative expertise to his Louisville Education Center director's position," Dr. Keith Spears, vice president for graduate and professional studies and associate vice president for academic affairs, said.

  • TCMS student wins MLK essay contest

     

    Landon Thompson, an eighth-grade student at Taylor County Middle School, recently won an essay contest hosted by the Dr. Martin Luther King State Commission.

    Winners were selected based on their reflection of their most inspired MLK moment or speech context with the theme "Opportunities to Rise: Building Bridges."

  • CU ranked in top 100 in online graduate programs

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's education and business online graduate programs have been ranked 70th and 79th respectively in the nation in a report released recently by U.S. News & World Report.

    CU is one of two Kentucky institutions ranked in the Top 100 in the business graduate category and is one of four Kentucky institutions named to the entire list.

  • Governor's mansion art, essay contest open to students

    Kentucky public, private and home school students are invited to submit original artwork and/or essays in the Kentucky Governor's Mansion Centennial Visual Art and Essay Contest sponsored by First Lady Jane Beshear, the Kentucky Governor's Mansion Centennial Committee and the Kentucky Department of Education.

    The contest is part of a yearlong series of events celebrating the 100th anniversary of the current Kentucky Governor's Mansion, also known as the "People's House."