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Education

  • Free GED testing ends June 30, test fees to increase

    Free GED testing in Kentucky will end June 30, but prospective GED test-takers still have time to prepare for and pass the test. Kentuckians taking the test before June 30 will not have to pay the usual $55 fee, which is being paid by Kentucky Adult Education, a unit of the Council on Postsecondary Education.

  • Local named to Transylvania dean's list

    Sarah Harris has been named to the dean's list at Transylvania University for the 2011 winter term.

    To be named to the dean's list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.

    Harris, an accounting major, is the daughter of Brian and Sharon Harris of Campbellsville and is a graduate of George Rogers Clark High School.

  • CU to be featured on 'WAVE 3 Listens' TV show

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University will be featured on WAVE 3 TV in Louisville on Wednesday, June 1 on its "WAVE 3 Listens" show at 10 a.m.

    The one-hour show will feature the many aspects of CU, including academics and athletics and also a live remote from the Louisville Education Center.

  • CU wins honorable mention in Billion Acts of Green Challenge

    Elena Groholske

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University won honorable mention in the Billion Acts of Green University Challenge. CU won in the Division B group, for schools with fewer than 4,000 students.

    On April 18, CU students, faculty and staff planted serviceberry trees and flowers in honor of Earth Day. Campbellsville Mayor Tony Young and Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers were on hand, as well as a local fourth-grade class.

  • TCHS student places first in digital art competition

    Taylor County High School students recently competed in the Kentucky All-State Art Competition at Dixie Heights High School. Each of the three who competed had previously received a first-place award at the Caveland Regional Competition at Lindsey Wilson College to advance to the state level. Participants were Cassie Gray competing in graphic design, Matt Moosmann in digital art and Ameka Menes in painting. Moosmann received a first-place award at the state competition, the highest possible.

  • Campbellsville Schools honor academic achievers

     

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

    Those recognized include:

    Campbellsville Elementary

    Adin Hunt is a first-grade student at CES. He is the son of Veronica and Ricky Hunt. His favorite teacher is Hannah Jones and English is his favorite subject. He enjoys playing baseball. His future plans are to become a paleontologist.

  • Sheriff's deputy speaks to first-graders

     

    Taylor County Elementary School first-grade students had a visit from the law recently. During a unit on careers, Susie Hash and Angie Kearney's first-grade team invited people from the community to visit and talk about their "cool" jobs.

    Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Dickie Benningfield, Hash's brother, talked to students about safety, when to dial 9-1-1, and ways police protect people. He also talked to the students about making good choices now and how their decisions influence their futures.

  • TCHS names Students of the Year

     

    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Year. From left are senior Hope Wigginton, junior Isaac Petty, sophomore Kaitlyn Benningfield and freshman Caroline Alexander.

  • Singin' a Song

     

    Campbellsville Middle School Choir presented its spring musical on Sunday, May 22, featuring songs from "Glee" and "Disney."

  • CU graduates largest class ever

     

    Christina Miller

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University graduated its largest class ever with more than 500 students receiving diplomas on Friday and Saturday, May 13-14.

    Taylor County graduates include:

    Campbellsville