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Education

  • O'Brian receives CU scholarship

     

    Emilee Kathleen O'Brien, the daughter of Hugh and Mechonda O'Brien of Elizabethtown, has accepted a Presidential Scholarship at Campbellsville University.

    The Presidential Scholarship is a four year full-tuition scholarship for academic achievement. Presidential Scholars represent and provide public service in promoting the university.

    O'Brien will graduate ranked first in the Class of 2011 from Central Hardin High School with a 4.0 GPA.

  • TCHS Aviation Class gets its wings

     

    Students and supporters of Taylor County High School's aviation science program recently received a CH801 Zenith airplane donated by Tom and Lynn Hoffman. The Hoffmans delivered the plane April 25 the Taylor County Airport.

    Aviation Science Teacher Deborah Hinton says the plane was donated through the collaborative efforts of the "Build A Plane" National Foundation, Kentucky Institute for Aerospace Education and aeronautical sponsors.

  • CES student named Crusade for Children poster child

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School student Jewell Cox has been named the Kentucky/southern Indiana poster child for the WHAS Crusade for Children. WHAS representatives attended an assembly recently to unveil a poster of Cox. Pictured are Jewell, center, with Campbellsville/Taylor County firefighters and WHAS representatives.

  • TCMS Peers for Peace group participates in Kick Butts Day

     

    Taylor County Middle School Peers for Peace group participated in National Kick Butts Day on March 23. The day encourages people to kick the habit of smoking.

    The club participated by going to Green River Lake and picking up cigarette butts. The students had a contest to see who could pick up the most, and they were able to gather more than 1,000. Jaycee Mings won the contest and received two movie passes to Green River Cinema 6.

  • Students study history during spring break

     

    A group of fifth-grade students and their parents from Taylor County Middle School spent spring break studying history while visiting famous historical sites in Williamsburg, Va., and Washington D.C.

    The group spent the first day learning about life in Colonial Williamsburg. As they visited each site, they learned about the life and times in the 1700s.

  • Internet safety training is May 5

    The Taylor County School System will offer a free Internet safety training session on Thursday, May 5 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Taylor County High School library.

    Links to Internet safety resources are also available on the Taylor County School website at www.taylor.kyschools.us.

    For more information, contact Bryan Cook, director of technology at Taylor County Schools, at 465-5371.

  • TCHS Drama to present Drama-o-Rama

    Taylor County High School Drama will present Drama-o-Rama at Campbellsville University's Alumni Theater on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7.

    There will be two one-act plays and monologues performed.

    Shows begin at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door.

    For more information, call Karen McAnelly at 849-2301.

  • TCES PTA elections are May 10, 18

    Taylor County Elementary School elections are set for Tuesday, May 10 and Wednesday, May 18.

    On May 10 will be PTA officer elections. Those who would like to run may run along with another person to share the position of president, vice-president, secretary or treasurer.

    The school's site-based decision making council election will be May 18.

    Those who would like to run for one of two positions can pick up a registration form at the TCES office.

    Forms should be completed and turned in to the TCES office by Wednesday, May 11.

  • Steele is preliminary scholarship qualifier

     

    Erin Steele is a preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship qualifier. Steele, a junior at Taylor County High School, is the daughter of Richard and Alice Steele.

  • ECTC students win gold medals at state competition

     

    Fifteen Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students won 16 gold medals and eight silver medals at the SkillsUSA State Championships in Louisville in April.

    They will represent the college and the Commonwealth of Kentucky at the National SkillsUSA Championship in late June in Kansas City, Mo.

    Gold Medal Winners from Campbellsville were Casey Marlow in extemporaneous speaking and Colton Lobb in mechatronics.