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Education

  • TC School Board approves final building plans

     

    Final plans to carry out Taylor County Schools' district facilities plan were approved at the Board's regular meeting on Jan. 14.

    Kenny Stanfield from Sherman Carter Barnhart architectural firm presented the plans.

    "One of the things that we've come to recognize is that there is no standard for performance-based education," Stanfield said. "This project is making the standard."

  • INFAC donates to Taylor County Schools

     

    INFAC North America Inc. has donated $2,000 to improve athletic opportunities and technology for students in the Taylor County school district.

    "INFAC North America realizes the importance sports plays in keeping kids healthy and educating them about teamwork," Plant Manager Brian Bland said. "INFAC has become a part of Taylor County School District's team and is pleased to provide this funding to increase opportunities for students to grow, learn and stay physically fit."

  • INFAC donates to Campbellsville schools

     

    INFAC North America Inc. recently gave a $2,000 donation to the Campbellsville Independent School District.

    The money will be used to buy wireless devices that students can check out in each of the schools' libraries.

    The devices will be part of the District's "Bring Your Own Device" initiative.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of Jan. 13.

    They are Clayton Gordon, Gracie Benningfield, Blayne Dickerson, Brayson Cox and Camryn Rhoades.

  • TCES names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of Jan. 13.

    They are kindergartener Logan Bishop, first-grader Kelly Wilson and second-grader Marcus James.

  • Conservation district scholarship

    Taylor County Conservation District announces the availability of five $1,000 agricultural scholarships.

    The conservation district is offering two and the Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts Auxiliary is offering three scholarships.

    The State Soil Conservation of Natural Resources Scholarship will be awarded to any student currently enrolled in college who has declared a major in the field of agriculture or conservation of natural resources.

  • Resident inducted into EKU national honor society

    Maridith Ann Willett of Campbellsville is one of 58 Eastern Kentucky University students inducted into the Tau Sigma honor society during a special ceremony in October.

    Tau Sigma is a national honor society that recognizes the academic excellence and involvement of transfer students.

    Membership is open to first-time transfer students who have earned at least 24 credit hours prior to transferring and who have completed at least 12 semester hours of credit classes toward a degree and earned a minimum 3.5 GPA.

  • Scalos named to dean's list

    Meredith A. Scalos of Campbellsville has been named to the fall 2013 dean's list at Georgetown College.

    The dean's list honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 credit hours and a 3.7 GPA.

    Georgetown College is a Christian, Tier I National Liberal Arts College annually ranked by U.S. News and World Report.

  • Locals named to Mid-Continent dean's list

    Two Campbellsville residents have been named to the Mid-Continent University dean's list.

    William Bradshaw was named to the traditional dean's list and Alecia Graves was named to the advantage dean's list.

    To achieve dean's list honors, a student must maintain a 3.5 GPA.

  • Junior conservation board members win award

     

    Taylor County Junior Conservation Board members won the 2013 Junior Board of the Year contest and were presented their award at the recent annual Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts meeting in Louisville.

    Junior conservation boards are created to help the local conservation district in their goals and objectives affecting the education and conservation of our natural resources. Members become more aware of their impact on the environment and how to become a conscientious person.