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Education

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of April 25.

    They are Carli Tackett, Kaylea Neeley and Lane Whitley.

  • TCMS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County Middle School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of April 21.

    They are Ashlee Edwards, Katelyn Pike, Ally Curry, Griffin Hall, Merick Turner and Frank Bladen.

  • Board members award softball fieldhouse bid

    Campbellsville school officials will likely spend a bit more than they planned to build a new softball fieldhouse.

    At a special meeting on Monday afternoon, Campbellsville School Board members voted to accept a bid from Vanhook Enterprises in Somerset to build the facility for $181,300.

    During last month's meeting, members learned that bids for the project came in at quite a bit more than the $151,570 the district allotted for it.

  • TCHS students turn wood into cabinets

     

    When deciding what to do for his capstone project, Taylor County High School senior Cody Berry said he wanted a challenge.

    He and fellow senior Ryan Cox, both students in vocational teacher Bill Shoemaker's wood manufacturing class, decided to build oak gun cabinets.

    "I've had them in class for more than one year in wood shop, so this is not a beginner’s project by no means," Shoemaker said.

  • TCHS greenhouse opens for business

     

    Taylor County High School senior Michala Caulk shows a gazania flower to students in Jennifer Gabehart's and Bonnie Webster's preschool classes at the TCHS FFA Greenhouse.

    The greenhouse is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and offers petunias, ferns, geraniums, tomatoes, peppers and more.

  • TCHS welding team wins first place

     

    Taylor County High School's welding team, which includes students Christopher Whitley, Jessie Hurdt and Mason Arnold, recently won first in welding fabrication at SkillsUSA Kentucky Leadership Conference and Skills Championship in Louisville.

    The students will represent Kentucky and compete at the national level in Kansas City, Missouri, on June 22-28. The team is raising money for its trip.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of April 21.

    They are freshman Cailee Higdon, sophomore Tanner Thompson, junior Brooke Kearney and senior Abe Fair.

  • Locals named to Centre dean's list

    Hope Wigginton and Matt Hart of Campbellsville have been named to the Centre College dean's list for the fall term, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average.

    Wigginton is the daughter of Scott and Elizabeth Wigginton of Campbellsville and is a Taylor County High School graduate.

    Hart is the son of Cynthia and Scottie Hart of Campbellsville and is also a TCHS graduate.

    Centre College, founded in 1819, is a nationally ranked liberal arts college in Danville.

  • Campbellsville native graduates from New York college

    Campbellsville native Haruka Ozaki recently graduated and received a bachelor's of engineering in mechanical engineering degree from the State University of New York Maritime College.

    As a student, Ozaki was an active member of Maritime's Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.

    The oldest and largest maritime school in the country, SUNY Maritime College is a four-year college located at historic Fort Schuyler in Throggs Neck, New York.

  • School Menus for May 5-9

    Campbellsville Independent

    May 5-9

    Monday - Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, mandarin oranges, fruit and milk.

    Tuesday - Grilled cheese, hash browns, baby carrots with dip, peaches, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Beef tacos with tortilla chips, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes and shredded cheese, refried beans, applesauce and milk.

    Thursday - Cheese pizza, garden salad with tomato, corn, sidekick smoothies, fruit and milk.