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Education

  • CU professor wins heart association award

     

    Elena Groholske

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Dr. John Mark Carter, professor of recreation and aquatics, has been awarded the 2011 American Heart Association's Basic Life Support Instructor of the Year at the American Heart Association's Training Center at Taylor Regional Hospital Training Center.

    Carter, who has taught at CU for 13 years, was among 131 instructors nominated throughout Kentucky and Indiana.

  • CES students receive music awards

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School fourth-graders recently received music awards. They are, from left, front, Charles Pettigrew, KaLisha Murphy, Reagan Knight, Chloe Gupton and Joshua Mahan. Back: Myles Murrell, Randy Harris, Malaya Hoskins and Travis Nash.

  • Locals win Farm Bureau scholarships

    More than 200 Kentucky students have been chosen to receive college scholarship grants totaling $269,100 from county and state programs administered through the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation and by individual county Farm Bureaus.

    The scholarships, offered annually, were awarded to recipients who displayed the greatest levels of academic excellence, involvement in extracurricular activities, leadership abilities and financial need.

  • Locals selected for Rogers Scholars program

    Two Taylor County students have been selected to attend The Center for Rural Development's 2011 Rogers Scholars summer youth leadership program.

    Kaitlyn Benningfield and Don Dabney of Taylor County, both sophomores at Taylor County High School, will join high school students from across Southern and Eastern Kentucky for a week of Rogers Scholars, a leadership training program on the grounds of The Center.

    Benningfield is the daughter of Keith and Sherri Benningfield of Campbellsville. Dabney is the son of Don and Susan Dabney of Campbellsville.

  • PRIDE club learns electrical safety

     

    Anne Beard of Taylor County RECC recently spoke to members of God's World PRIDE Club at Campbellsville Child Development Center. Beard discussed electrical safety and how to conserve electricity through the use of light bulbs and turning off lights when not being used. From left are Beard, Jacey Milby, Luke Cole, Jayden Murphy, Jacob Milby, Dawson Cole, Syndey Bertram and Austin Malone.

  • CU presents Excellence in Teaching awards

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Ahdazsa Dye

    Natasha Janes

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University presented Excellence in Teaching Awards to 150 educators from across Kentucky during the 25th annual awards program Saturday, May 21 in the Winters Dining Hall of the E. Bruce Heilman Student Complex on the Campbellsville University campus.

  • CHS announces students with perfect attendance

     

    Campbellsville High School recently announced students with perfect attendance for the 2010-2011 school year. They are William Wright, Samantha McElroy, Malique Spaulding and A.J. Curry.Campbellsville High School recently announced students with perfect attendance for the 2010-2011 school year. They are William Wright, Samantha McElroy, Malique Spaulding and A.J. Curry.

  • Residents participate in Job Club

     

    Several Taylor County residents recently completed Experience Works' Job Club. Established in 1965, Experience Works is a national charitable community-based organization focused on meeting the training and employment needs of seniors 55 and older.

    The Month of May was celebrated as "Older American's Connecting with the Community."

    Participants from Taylor and Green County are, front, from left, Gloria Thompson, Roscoe Beard and Virginia Jones. Back: Shirley Shivley, Elizabeth Kirtley, Bobby Blakeman and Virginia Wilson.

  • Peers for Peace wins contest

     

    The Taylor County Middle School Peers for Peace club was recently awarded $500 and certificates for its winning entry in the 2011 Child Abuse Prevention Month Art/Banner Contest.

    The award was given by the Cabinet for Heath and Family Services and the Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky.

  • CES students visit capitol

     

    State Rep. Bam Carney, R-Campbellsville, at left, visited with fourth-grade students from Campbellsville Elementary School in Frankfort on May 20. The students' visit included a tour of the state capitol and legislative chambers.