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Education

  • CU graduates 136 in December commencement

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's 136 undergraduate and graduate students were told to seize opportunities when they come their way at commencement Friday, Dec. 10 at Campbellsville Baptist Church.

    The following students from Campbellsville were awarded degrees from Campbellsville University:

  • Campbellsville Schools name academic achievers

     

    Campbellsville Independent Schools have announced Academic Achievers for the month of November. Students honored follow.

    Campbellsville Elementary

    Aiden Cox is a first grade student at CES. He is the son of Amanda and Gerardo Celis. He enjoys playing soccer. His favorite teacher is Adrienne Hash and math is his favorite subject. His future plans are to join the Army.

  • Registration open for February ACT test

    Registration is now open for the Feb. 12 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before Jan. 7.

    The ACT is a curriculum-based achievement exam. It tests what students have actually learned in school, not their aptitude for learning. The ACT also measures what students need to know to be ready for first year credit-bearing college courses based on ACT College Readiness Standards. Every student's results can be tied directly to these consistent standards.

  • CES names Students of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently announced its Students of the Week. They are, from left, front, Austin Lane, Preston Frost, Gracyne Hash, Kelsey Ferrell, Serenity Tungate and Jaylin Napier. Middle, Samantha Johnson, Garrett Thomas, Justin Swartz, Neveah Douglas and Micah Brodie. Back, Daesean Vancleave, Tynishia Richerson, Braden Paige, Ceondre Barnett and MiKayla Warren.

  • Rotary club donates dictionaries to TCES

     

    The Campbellsville Rotary Club presented every third-grade student at Taylor County Elementary School with a new dictionary on Wednesday, Dec. 1. Pictured are a few of the students who received the dictionaries. From left, front: Bethany Harris, Seth Anderson, Austin Harris, Akeelah Duncan, Julie Stone, Autumn Wooley, Mercury Cox and Mariah Satterly. Back: Taylor County Superintendent Roger Cook, Rotary members Allen Gaddis, Jane Wheatley and Joe Walters and teacher Tonya Rogers.

  • Sullivan chosen to display science project

     

    Molly Sullivan, a fifth-grade student at Taylor County Elementary School, was one of 11 youths from across the state invited to display her agriculture science project at the Kentucky Farm Bureau annual meeting in Louisville.

    Sullivan was awarded $75 and a certificate of recognition for her participation with a project titled "Which M&M has more chocolate?"

  • Drug-free club promotes awareness

     

    Campbellsville Middle and High School Drug-Free Club members participated in "Plant the Promise" on Monday, Oct. 25 in honor of Red Ribbon Week, which promotes the awareness and prevention of drugs and alcohol.

    The students planted 100 red tulips around the gazebo at Miller Park.

    Campbellsville Mayor Brenda Allen, Taylor County Judge/Executive Eddie Rogers and Park Supervisor Bill Brewer also assisted in the planting.

     

  • Taylor County students to perform in all-state chorus

     

    Taylor County High School students Jessica Blakeman, Austin Burress, Kaylee Gribbins, Bella Jeffrey, Meredith Scalos and Marcus Wethington will perform in the Kentucky Music Educators Association All-State Chorus.

    The concert will take place at the Kentucky Center in Louisville on Friday, Feb. 11 as part of the 2011 Kentucky Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference.

  • Taylor students at CU receive nearly $8 million in financial aid

    Christina Miller

    Campbellsville University

    As the economic crisis looms over the entire country, parents of high school and college students are wondering how their children's education is going to be paid for.

    Campbellsville University strives to make an affordable education for all students, and financial records show that CU students from Taylor County received $7.9 million in financial aid for the 2010-2011 year, according to Chris Tolson, director of financial aid at CU.

  • CU students plan Christmas break mission trips

    Christina Miller

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University students are making plans to travel far and wide over Christmas break, not only to go home but to serve on mission trips to Haiti, Costa Rica, New York City, Texas, Missouri and possibly Florida.