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Education

  • Resident graduates from EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,707 graduates at the conclusion of its spring semester, including Deidre Carol Davis of Campbellsville.

    Davis graduated with an AAS degree in Medical Laboratory Technology and was recognized at commencement ceremonies in May.

    EKU is a comprehensive university serving approximately 15,500 students on its 725-acre Richmond campus, at its educational centers in Corbin, Danville, Manchester, Somerset and Lancaster, and throughout Kentucky.

  • Locals named to ECTC president's, dean's lists

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College has announced the names of students who made the dean's and president's honor list for the spring 2014 semester, and several Taylor County residents are included.

    The president's list is awarded to full-time and part-time students.

    Full-time degree-seeking students earning a 4.0 grade point average and successfully completing at least 12 hours of course work for the academic term, excluding developmental courses, are included in the full-time student president's honor list.

  • Locals named to EKU president's, dean's list

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that several Campbellsville residents were named to the president's and dean's honors lists for the spring semester.

    In all, 1,177 students earned president's list honors for the Spring 2014 semester.

    Students from Campbellsville who are included in that list are Mackenzie Despain, a junior pre-homeland security major, Laura Kathryn Hieneman, a senior English teaching major, and Maridith Willett of Campbellsville, a senior occupational science major.

  • Retired teachers honored

    Local teachers who retired at the end of the 2013-2014 school year were honored with a luncheon on June 17. Taylor County Retired Teachers' Association hosted the luncheon.

    Teachers were recognized for their years of dedication to providing a quality education to the students in the Campbellsville and Taylor County school systems.

  • TCMS eighth-grade students receive awards

     

    Weston Young was named Outstanding Eighth-Grader during the Taylor County Middle School Eighth-Grade Promotion and Awards Ceremony recently at TCMS.

    Young is the son of Troy and Shelly Young. He also received the Honors Accelerated Algebra II Award, the Social Studies Award and was recognized for academic excellence for maintaining a 4.0 GPA for the entirety of middle school.

    Sara Giles received the William Neal Award for creative promise in literature.

  • TCES releases honor roll

    Taylor County Elementary School has released its honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period.

    Students listed follow.

    Fourth Grade

  • Locals receive first-place art awards

     

    The General Federation of Woman's Club's Kentucky convention was hosted at the Brown Hotel in April, and the Campbellsville's Woman's Club had two first place winners in the arts and crafts contests.

    Chelse Edwards, a senior at Campbellsville High School, won first place in weaving in the student category, and Christine Greenman won first place with her feature black and white photograph in the adult category.

    Adult first place photographs advance to the state competition.

  • Locals named to Georgetown dean's list

    Three Campbellsville students were recently named to the Georgetown College dean’s list.

    Students who completed the semester with at least 12 credit hours and a 3.7 GPA are named to the list.

    Mary Jefferson, Rachel Lyons and Meredith Scalos of Campbellsville were named to the list.

    The mission of Georgetown College is to prepare students to engage in their life's pursuits with thoughtfulness and skill by providing an exceptional educational experience in a vibrant Christian community.

  • Resident graduates from Centre College

    Miranda Willis of Campbellsville received a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology/sociology at Centre College's 191st commencement ceremony, on Sunday, May 25.

    Willis is the daughter of Larry and Melissa Willis of Campbellsville and is a graduate of Campbellsville High School. She was one of 325 seniors who were granted degrees.

    Kentucky Gov. Steven L. Beshear was this year's featured Commencement speaker.

  • Taylor County students named Rogers Explorers

    Taylor County students Samuel Kessler, Jackson Hunt, Warren "Bryce" Richardson, Ryan Wiedewitsch and Molly Sullivan have been selected by The Center for Rural Development to build their math, science, and technology skills this summer at the 2014 Rogers Explorers youth leadership program.

    One hundred and fifty middle school graduates from Southern and Eastern Kentucky will converge on the campuses of five Kentucky colleges and universities for this year's Rogers Explorers program. It is the largest class ever in the history of the 8-year-old program.