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Education

  • Parker named to dean's list

    Abigail R. Parker of Campbellsville was named to the dean's list at Carson-Newman College for the fall 2010 semester.

    To be named to the dean's list, a student must complete at least 12 credit hours of work and maintain a grade point average of at least 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale.

    The announcement was made by Dr. Kina Mallard, provost.

  • CES Academic Team named first runner-up

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School's Academic Team placed first runner-up at the 53rd District Governor's Cup hosted at CES on Saturday, Feb. 26.

    The future problem solving team, made up of Madison Dial, Tayler Judd, Myles Murrell and Peyton Reynolds, took first place in the problem solving competition.

  • CU celebrates 22nd consecutive semester of record enrollment

    Shelby Lynn Cash

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has reached a milestone 22nd consecutive semester of record enrollment for spring 2011 with a total enrollment of 3,074 students, according to Dr. Michael V. Carter, president.

    The total enrollment, which is up from 2,935 in spring 2010, includes 504 graduate and 2,570 undergraduate students.

    The nursing program at CU increased its enrollment from 61 in spring 2010 to 83 in spring 2011.

  • Opposition speaks out at school meeting

    Taylor County School officials defended building plans and the recent KY 210 land purchase during a public meeting Tuesday night.

    The regular meeting of the Taylor County School Board was moved to the Taylor County High School gymnasium to accommodate a larger-than-usual crowd, who showed up to get a peak at 3D images of a new high school and performanced-based education campus.

  • Taylor County awarded readiness and emergency management grant

    Taylor County School District, in conjunction with the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative, has secured a readiness and emergency management grant through the U.S. Department of Education to update its emergency management plan.

    Taylor County Schools will work with local first responders and other community partners to develop an "all-hazards" approach to emergency management. The process will produce a comprehensive, district wide emergency plan as well as individual school plans that are tailored to fit each school's specific needs.

  • Foundation seeks host families

    STS Foundation, a nonprofit student exchange organization, is currently looking for families in the Campbellsville area to host international high school exchange students who would like to study here during the 2011-2012 school year.

    The students will integrate themselves into a Campbellsville area family with the goal of experiencing American culture as an American high school student does. In turn, they will provide insight into their own culture.

  • CU receives The Gheens Foundation grant

     

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has received a grant from The Gheens Foundation to provide for placement of the new "CU 360" system on the Simmons College campus in Louisville.

    "This is exactly the type of project that The Gheens Foundation likes to approve," said Carl M. Thomas, executive director of the foundation, at a recent check presentation. Louisville.

  • City Schools name academic achievers

     

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

    Those recognized include:

    Campbellsville Elementary

    Jeremiah Jackson is a fourth-grade student at CES. He is the son of Chanelle and Godfrey Jackson. He enjoys being in the choir. His favorite teacher is Kaye Agathen, and social studies is his favorite subject. His future plans are to become an actor.

  • CU employs Dr. Joel F. Drinkard Jr.

     

    Caleb Harris

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Joel F. Drinkard Jr., a native of Greensboro, N.C., has been employed as a professor of Old Testament interpretation and Scholar-in-Residence, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

  • Board recognizes 'all distinguished' students

    Staff Report

    It was standing-room-only at last Thursday's Campbellsville Independent School Board meeting.

    The Board recognized Campbellsville Elementary School students who scored "all distinguished" on the 2009-2010 CATS test.