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Education

  • 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.

  • CU students, faculty honored on Honors and Awards Day

     

    Phil Carlisle

    Campbellsville University

    "After another great year, today is a day in which we honor the students and faculty who have helped make Campbellsville University the place it is today," said Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University. "It truly has been a year to remember."

    The 2011 Honors and Awards Day at CU took place recently during a chapel service at the Ransdell Chapel on campus.

  • Band program will get more money

    Rebecca Cassell

    editor@cknj.com

    The band program will get an infusion of cash for the next couple of years, thanks to a decision by members of the Campbellsville Independent School Board on Monday.

    Band Director Zach Shelton had asked the Board to consider providing $2,000 per year for the next five years to help him begin a program that would provide instruments to students who would like to be in band.

    "We have 33 kids signed up to march this fall," Shelton said.

  • Resident named to National Society of Collegiate Scholars

    Barbette Bridgewater of Campbellsville has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

    Bridgewater will be honored at Kaplan University's induction, which will take place online, in the fall.

    "NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement. Membership gives students access to a number of amazing benefits, including career and networking resources, scholarships, travel and service projects both on campus and in the community," said Stephen E. Loflin, NSCS CEO and founder.

  • School menus for May 23-27

    Campbellsville Independent
    May 23-27

    Monday - Chicken patty on bun, potato wedges, buttered peas, fruit roll up and milk. Choice - chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Hamburger on bun, French fries, pork and beans, peach cups, cinnamon cookie and milk. Choice - corn dog.

    Wednesday - Manager's choice and milk.

    Thursday - No school.

    Friday - No school.

    Taylor County
    May 23-27

    Monday - Bacon cheeseburger, baked beans, tater tots, pudding pop and milk.

  • TCHS students participate in regional art competition

     

    Taylor County High School students were recently honored at the Regional Scholastics Art competition in Bowling Green. Student artwork was selected through a jurying process.

    Only 170 works were chosen out of about 500 entries. Amber Rogers received highest honors with a Gold Award and the National Merit Award for her accomplishments in painting.

    Participants were Kirsten Ambers, Rogers, Katherine Roth, Christa Thomas and Lake Salsbury.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently announced its Students of the Week for May 2-6. From left are senior Adam Rainwater, junior Alex Hezik, sophomore John Hoosier and freshman Becca Orberson.

  • CMS sixth-grade class embraces cultural diversity

     

    Campbellsville Middle School sixth-grade students participated in a cultural event on Friday, April 29.

    During the activity, students learned more about embracing the diverse cultures across the world, how to research other countries and showed how creative they can be when they presented their countries.

  • CU Somerset Center celebrates 31 graduates

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's 31 Somerset graduates celebrated Tuesday, April 19 with a program that told the graduates to "live life on purpose."

    Dr. Jesse Correll, founder and chairman of the board for First Southern Bancorp Inc., told the graduates in criminal justice, early childhood education and social work to think about what they would want people to say about them when they are 80 years old.