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Education

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for Jan. 13. They are kindergartner Desiree Pearce, first grader Ethan Watkins, second grader Dylan Morrison, third grader Kyleigh Burch, fourth grader Chelsea Davis and fifth grader Ryan Kearney.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for Jan. 3-7. They are, from left, juniors Kathryn Hieneman and Blake Dudgeon. Sophomore Jose Zambrano and freshman Chelsey Edwards aren't pictured.

  • Box top king and queen named

     

    Hayley Wethington and Grant Lawson were named first grade box top king and queen recently at a Campbellsville Elementary School celebration assembly.

  • CU hires social work professor

     

    Matthew Schmuck

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Kellie D. Cody Jr., formerly of Augusta, Mich., has been employed as an assistant professor of social work, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

    Cody received his doctorate in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences from Western Michigan University in 2009. He also received his bachelor of science in social work from Western Michigan University, graduating in 1977.

  • CU hires health facilitator

     

    Shelby Lynn Cash

    Campbellsville University

    Christie Glasscock of Lebanon has been hired as an allied health facilitator at Campbellsville University's Technology Training Center, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

    Glasscock graduated with her associate degree in nursing from Midway College in 1993. She received an additional associate degree in career and tech education from Eastern Kentucky University in 2009.

  • CU hires instructor of music

     

    Phil Carlisle

    Campbellsville University

    Matt Hodge, a native of Taylorsville, has been hired as an instructor of music and fine arts recruiter at Campbellsville University, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.

    Hodge earned his Bachelor of Arts in Music Theory and Composition from CU in 2008 and received his Master of Arts in Music in 2010.

    He is a 2004 graduate of Bullitt East High School.

  • College Goal Sunday is Jan. 30

    College Goal Sunday, a statewide charitable program providing free information and assistance to families applying for college financial aid, will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 30 at 20 sites in 19 Kentucky communities, including Campbellsville University.

    The event will be from 2 to 4 p.m. in the banquet hall of the Badgett Academic Support Center.

    At Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, participants should go to the second floor of the Regional Postsecondary Education Center.

  • CES names Students of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its Students of the Week for Jan. 14. They are, from left, front, Kadence Houk, Kaydon Taylor, Enan Hagy, Piper Rucker, Lindon White, Alyssa Lofton, Cameron Martinex and AunDaya Coleman. Middle, Kenzi Forbis, Destiny Tungate, Chase McNear, Jake Dicken, Madison Read, Ruth Perkins, Alma Bazan and Alexis Byars. Back, Haley Watson, Sydney Wilson, John Netherland, Alexis Lambert, Cassie England, Kayla Grapevine and Stephen Thomas.

  • TCHS Show Choir to host 'Show for Dough'

     

    Taylor County High School Show Choir will host a "Show for Dough" concert on Saturday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Taylor County Middle School gymnasium.

    The show will feature solos from current choir members, alumni and guests as well as a preview of the show choir's spring show.

    Donations will be accepted at the door.

  • Tri-County Car Club to offer scholarship

    Stan McKinney

    Tri-County Car Club

    A $500 scholarship is available for a graduating high school senior in the area planning to pursue an auto-related career.

    The Tri-County Car Club, based in Campbellsville, will award the scholarship in May. The club has members from several counties, including Taylor, Marion, Casey, Green, Nelson and LaRue.