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Education

  • CU shows record numbers in fall census

    Caleb Harris

    Campbellsville University

    According to an announcement from Campbellsville University president Michael V. Carter, CU has recorded its 21st consecutive semester of record enrollment.

    Census data calculated the total enrollment at 3,225 students, compared to 3,006 students at about the same time last year. This is a 7.3 percent increase in the student body. Also, students staying in residence halls have increased 7.4 percent, from 883 students to 948 students.

  • Campbellsville schools name academic achievers

     

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

    Campbellsville Elementary

    Nathan Sowders is a second-grade student at CES. He is the son of Joshua and Shawn Sowders. He enjoys playing dodge ball and hula hoop. His favorite teacher is Laura Dicken. His future plans are to become a babysitter.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed Winners for the week of Nov. 17. Pictured are Cameron McNeil, Hayden Dabney, Jadin Sturgill, Mason Phillips and Dawson Propes.

  • KCA hosts Pastor Appreciation Day

     

    Kentucky Christian Academy hosted 39 area pastors at its annual Pastor's Appreciation Day. Pictured is Martha McCreary with Sean Caudill, pastor of South Campbellsville Baptist Church.

  • CU meets with YUST, PUST officials

     

    Dr. Frank Cheatham, Campbellsville University vice president for academics, seated at center left, and Dr. James Chin-Kyung Kim, center right, president of South Korea's Yanbian University of Science and Technology and of Pyongyang University of Science and Technology in North Korea, met in the Chowning Executive Dining Room in Winters Dining Hall at CU recently and signed agreements of academic articulation. They were joined by a group of YUST students and CU leaders and students.

  • CES names box top king and queen

     

    Karlee Rakel and Blake Tungate from Linda Ward's kindergarten class were recently named the Campbellsville Elementary School Box Top King and Queen.

  • Students, Adanta participate in food drive

     

    The Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service hosted a non-perishable food drive competition between the Kentucky AmeriCorps programs, which ended on the national day of helping others called "Make A Difference Day."

    This year's celebration was Saturday, Oct. 23. The purpose of the drive was to help stock food pantries and emergency feeding centers in Kentucky communities.

    The Adanta Group hosts two AmeriCorps members through the BuildCorp Program, Megan Williams and Brooke Clark.

  • Health department donates books to library

     

    In honor of November being American Diabetes Month, the Lake Cumberland District Health Department Diabetes Education Program recently donated a set of "The Eagle Books" to the Taylor County Public Library.

  • CES names Students of the Week

     

    Campbellsville Elementary School named its Students of the Week for Nov. 19. They are, from left, front, Gabriel Gutierrez, Seth Hash, Melissa Pendleton, Lillie Lobb, Hayley Wethington and Alex Lofton. Middle: Chaz Cave, Katilyn Forrest, Chloe Cox, Blake Tungate, Cody Ray, Cole Kidwell and Brandon Tucker. Back: Kalisha Murphy, Reagan Knight, Jimmy Russell, Brandon Thewlis and Myles Murrell.

  • Caldwell is recipient of CU racial reconciliation award

     

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    The Campbellsville University 2010 Racial Reconciliation Award was presented recently to the Rev. Michael Caldwell at the annual celebration of the university's Dialogue on Race.

    John Chowning, CU vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, made the presentation.