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Education

  • Young graduates from Indiana Wesleyan

    Jacquelyn Young of Campbellsville was among 1,740 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies on Dec. 18 at Indiana Wesleyan University's main campus in Marion, Ind.

    Young received a bachelor of science degree in nursing.

    Indiana Wesleyan University is an evangelical Christian comprehensive university of The Wesleyan Church, which has its world headquarters in Indianapolis. The university was founded in 1920 and is committed to liberal arts and professional education.

  • Financial aid tip of the month

    High school seniors planning to attend college or technical school this fall should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as FAFSA, as soon as possible.

    The FAFSA is the form students complete to determine if they qualify for federal and state grants and to apply for federal student loans. Also, many colleges use information from the FAFSA to determine the distribution of grants and scholarships administered by the school. Students should submit the FAFSA even if they feel it is unlikely they will qualify for aid.

  • CU sets record for January term enrollment

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's January term has set a record enrollment of 81 undergraduate students compared to 52 for January 2010.

    Dave Walters, vice president for admissions and student services, said, "More and more students are realizing the value and benefits of this opportunity."

  • CHS students attend KYA

     

    On Nov. 21-23, 17 Campbellsville High School students, along with advisers Herb Wiseman and Cindy Perkins, attended the 2010 Kentucky Youth Assembly at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville and the State Capitol in Frankfort.

    KYA is a three-day, hands-on experience of Kentucky's state government. It is a student-led conference in which teens experience first-hand what it's like to debate a bill in the Capitol chambers, run for state office or argue a case in the State Supreme Court. There were more than 1,000 students in attendance.

  • School menus for Jan. 10-14

    Campbellsville Independent

    Jan. 10-14

    Monday - Barbecue rib on bun, choice of chuck wagon, hash brown, buttered peas, cake with strawberries and milk.

    Tuesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, choice of corn dog, tossed salad, peach cup, garlic bread and milk.

    Wednesday - Pork roast with gravy, choice of pork chop, mashed potatoes, baked apples, fruit cup, hot rolls and milk.

    Thursday - Sub sandwich with lettuce and tomato, choice of chicken fried steak, baked chips, fresh fruit, cookie and milk.

  • Completing FAFSA early can help with grants

    Kentucky students who plan to attend an in-state college or university beginning in fall should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid as soon as possible after Jan. 1.

    Filing early increases the student's chance of receiving a state need-based grant administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. The FAFSA is available at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

  • Students invited to apply for leadership institute

    The Center for Rural Development is looking for some of the best and brightest high school students across Southern and Eastern Kentucky to grow their leadership skills as Rogers Scholars and build their business and entrepreneurial skills while participating in Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute program.

    Applications for the 2011 summer sessions of both Rogers Scholars and ELI will be accepted through Jan. 31 and may be downloaded from a link on The Center's Web site at www.centertech.com or directly from Rogers Scholars' website at www.rogersscholars.com.

  • TCES hosts Supper with Santa

     

    Taylor County Elementary School PTA hosted its annual Supper with Santa event on Friday, Dec. 3.

  • School menus for Jan. 3-7

    Taylor County

    Jan. 3-7

    Monday - Mini corn dogs, cheesy potatoes, lima beans, strawberry cup and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken sandwich, hash browns, broccoli casserole, fruit salad and milk.

    Wednesday - Taco salad, cheese, lettuce, tomato, refried beans, Spanish rice, pineapple tidbits and milk.

    Thursday - Deli wrap, lettuce, tomato, baked chips, fresh carrots and dip, applesauce and milk.

    Friday - Pizza, tossed salad, sweet corn, gelatin cup and milk.

  • Board members take oath of office

    Staff Report

    Board members were sworn in and a schedule of meetings for 2011 approved at Monday night's Campbellsville Independent School Board meeting.

    Angie Johnson, Mitch Overstreet and Suzanne Wilson were re-elected by voters in the November general election and will retain their seats on the Board. Finance director Chris Kidwell led the three in reciting the oath of office.

    As for the Board's meetings in 2011, members voted to keep the same time and dates, with the exception of January and February.