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Education

  • 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

  • TCHS seniors display artwork

     

    Taylor County High School seniors displayed artwork at area businesses through May 19. From left, front, are Katlin McFee, who displayed art at Greensburg Manor Nursing Home; and Emily Phillips and Maddi Smith who showed their work at Creek Side Restaurant.

    Middle: Kirsten Ambers, who displayed at Visions Salon; Katherine Roth at the Taylor County Public Library; Blake Shirrell at Citizens Bank and Trust Co. and Matt Moosmann at Taylor County Bank.

  • CES names Prince and Princess

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently named its Prince and Princess. Colin Harris, third from left, was named Prince and Kaleigh Hunt, fourth from left, is Princess. At left are first runners-up Bryce Newton and Karlee Rakel and at right are second runners-up Kaylynn Smith and Adin Hunt.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed Winners for the week of May 19. They are Bradley Willis, Emma Maynard, Makayla Cecil, KaDaycia Hall and Connor Wilhoit.