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Education

  • Superintendent gets top rating

     

    Taylor County School Board Chairman Tony Davis said this was the easiest superintendent evaluation he has ever done.

    "We all agree that he's outstanding, he's done more than we ask," Davis said of Superintendent Roger Cook at the Board's regular meeting last Tuesday.

    The Board met in closed session for about 25 minutes to complete the evaluation.

  • TC teachers win scholarship

     

    Two Taylor County School teachers recently won Kentucky Education Association 4th district scholarships.

    Stacey Thomas, a high school science teacher, received a scholarship toward national board certification. And Melissa Collison, a kindergarten teacher, received a scholarship toward her rank I.
     

  • Superintendent given top rating

     

    The leader of Campbellsville Independent Schools has again received an outstanding evaluation.

    At the Campbellsville Board of Education's monthly meeting on Monday, members announced that Superintendent Mike Deaton has again scored a four, the highest possible, on his annual evaluation.

    Board members discussed the evaluation with Deaton in closed session before announcing it in open session.

  • CU honors nearly 200 teachers for excellence in the classroom

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University honored 166 teachers from 58 school districts throughout Kentucky with the Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Award on Saturday, May 10, at Ransdell Chapel on the CU campus.

    Bill Goodman, host of "Kentucky Tonight" and "One to One" on Kentucky Educational Television, spoke to the nearly 400 teachers and their guests by discussing "What is a teacher for?"

  • Flying Cardinals excel in aviation competition

     

    The Taylor County Flying Cardinals won recently while competing against 20 teams in the SKILLS-Flight Challenge and Wing Design competition at Lake Cumberland Regional Airport on May 17.

    Skills Flight Challenge Team members Logan Perry, Clayton Bishop, Meghan Sanford and Austin Smith were tested in aeronautical knowledge, flight simulation, aircraft identification and pre-flight and flight planning.

    Perry and Bishop placed first and second, respectively, in advanced group and Sanford placed third in fundamental group.

  • Resident graduates from Berea College

    David Cornette of Campbellsville received a bachelor's degree in English on Sunday, May 4, at Berea College.

    Cornette will spend the summer working with Grow Appalachia at Hindman Settlement School.

  • CU students to serve on mission trips during summer

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    A total of 144 students, faculty and staff members from Campbellsville University are serving in missions and ministry projects this summer.

  • CU faculty, staff recognized for years of service

     

    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    Faculty and staff members at Campbellsville University celebrated their years of service at the 31st annual recognition service recently.

    The following were recognized at the service.

    • Thirty years - Joe Foster, assistant professor of business and economics.

    • Twenty-five years - Dr. Damon Eubank, chair of the Division of Social Science and professor of history.

  • TCES students win new bicycles

     

    Taylor County Elementary School students Zane Murphy and Gabby England won new bicycles at school recently.

    Each year all Writers of the Week are entered for a drawing to receive a new bicycle. Murphy and England were drawn as this year's winners.

  • CES students honored for perfect attendance

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School students Diego Noyola, Jacob Lyons, Breanna Lyons, Caton Lawhorn, Skyler Wilhoite, Jaylen Clark, Ezekiel Harris, Anthony Goins, Gabriel Noyola, Wesley Reynolds, TaShaun Hart, Chase Lawless and Camilla Taylor were recently honored for having perfect attendance this school year.