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Education

  • Homemaker scholarship available for seniors

    Graduating seniors at Campbellsville and Taylor County high schools are invited to apply for a $500 scholarship offered by the Taylor County Extension Homemakers.

    One scholarship is given in each of the districts.

    Applications are available from school counselors, family and consumer sciences teachers, at the Taylor County Extension Office or online at http://ces2.ca.uky.edu/taylor/Homemakers.

    Applications must be completed by Friday, April 15 and returned to the extension office at 1143 S. Columbia Ave.

    For more information, call 465-4511.

  • TCES hosts 'Share Fair'

     

    Shannon T. Clark

    Taylor County Schools

    Taylor County Elementary School hosted a "Share Fair" for students and parents on March 7-11.

    During the event, students shared their progress on tests scores, which enabled parents to monitor the goals their child met.

    "It's been a huge success," said TCES Vice Principal Melissa Long. "Parents and students are discussing how they are going to be better in the classroom."

  • Bluegrass Cheer Stars compete in championship

     

    Bluegrass Cheer Stars competed March 6 in the Bluegrass Classic Championships Open Nationals in Lexington and received second place in the Youth All-Star Level 2 Cheer Division. The squad competed again in Lexington on March 12 at the CHEERSPORT Grand Championship and received fourth place.

  • CU hosts women's commission director

     

    Jessica Mayes

    Campbellsville University

    "My job is to find out what is happening with women in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and find out how I can make it better."

    That's how Eleanor Jordan, executive director of the Kentucky Commission on Women, described her job during a program sponsored by the Kentucky Heartland Institute on Public Policy earlier this month in recognition of Women's History Month.

  • TCES Academic Team wins regional competition

     

    The Taylor County Elementary Academic Team participated in the regional Governor's Cup competition at New Haven Elementary School on Saturday, March 19.

    Fifteen schools from this region participated, including Campbellsville Elementary and several schools from Marion and Nelson county school districts.

    TCES won first place in the quick recall competition, going undefeated for the day. Weston Young earned a first-place medal in mathematics and third place in social studies.

    Lexi Raikes tied for fourth in language arts.

  • Student recognized for earning most for Jump Rope for Heart

     

    Kameron Smith from Campbellsville Elementary School recently raised the most funds for Jump Rope for Heart and was recognized during a school assembly.

  • CHS releases honor roll

    Campbellsville High School has released its honor roll for the third nine-week grading period.

    Students listed follow.

    All A's

  • Vet student coated at Auburn University

     

    Andy Pike of Campbellsville recently received a clinical white coat from Auburn University's College of Veterinary Medicine.

    The coat, presented to students at the end of their junior year, marks the transition from veterinary sciences into senior clinical rotations where students help administer patient care.

    Pike earned a degree in agriculture in 2004 from Western Kentucky University. He is a 1999 graduate of Taylor County High School.

  • School menus for April 11-15

    Campbellsville Independent

    April 11-15

    Monday - Cheeseburger, pickles, onions, French fries, peaches, chocolate pudding, vanilla wafers and milk. Choice - chuckwagon.

    Tuesday - Pizza, buttered corn, mandarin oranges, oatmeal squares and milk. Choice - corn dog.

    Wednesday - Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, green beans, strawberry cups, bread slice and milk. Choice - pork chop.

    Thursday - Baked spaghetti, tossed salad, hash brown, pears, Texas toast and milk. Choice - chicken fried steak.

  • TC students chosen for Kentucky All-State Children's Chorus

     

    Taylor County students Alex Brockman and Madison Jones participated in the Kentucky All-State Children's Chorus on Feb. 9-10. The students performed at Whitney Hall of the Louisville Center for the Arts in Louisville. From left are Brockman from TCMS, Jones from TCES and Music Director Anita Gardner.