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Education

  • Davis employed as CU's director of campus security

    Kyle Davis of Greensburg is the new director of campus safety and security at Campbellsville University, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, CU president.

    As the new director, Davis said he is reviewing what is established and is sorting ideas for upgrades to get the best safety and security plan possible for the campus.

    Davis is working on several plans including an e-mail notification system for the campus as well as a phone notification system for administrative offices.

  • FFA members attend camp

    Taylor County FFA members attended FFA Camp along with other chapters throughout the state at the Kentucky Leadership Training Center on June 16-20. Seventeen local FFA members attended along with two advisers and chaperone help from Brittany Wilkenson and Patty Evans. Two were named All-Star Sports Members - Chris Thomas in basketball and Samantha Jones in volleyball. Dylan Barber received second place in tractor driving, and Austin Hardin will be going on to compete in the creed contest.

  • Workforce Development Cabinet secretary visits CU

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Kentucky's Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary, Helen W. Mountjoy, discussed opportunities and challenges with leaders of area education and industry at a luncheon at Campbellsville University recently.

    Afterward, she shared information in an interview to be aired on TV-4 with John Chowning, CU vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president.

  • Technology students compete at state

    Students from Taylor County Schools participated in the 2008 Student Technology Leadership Program's State Competition May 6-7 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    Students from Taylor County High School and Taylor County Elementary School placed in the "Best of Group."

    TCHS senior Trevor McWhorter won second place in the digital school publication division.

    Taylor County High School students Zach Cox and Josh Sullivan and Marion County High School student Jamie Evans won the International ThinkQuest Award.

  • CU releases academic honors' list for spring

    Ashley Zsedenyi

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Frank Cheatham has announced the academic honors' list for the spring 2008 semester.

  • Cochran earns spot on the SCC dean's list

    Angela Lynn Cochran of Elk Horn earned a place on the Somerset Community College dean's list for the spring 2008 semester.

    The enrollment at SCC is more than 7,000 students. Only 582 SCC students, or slightly more than 8 percent, made the SCC spring 2008 dean's list.

    In order to be honored as a member of the SCC dean's list, a student must maintain a 3.5 grade point average and be a full-time student at Somerset Community College. A full-time student must take classes totaling at least 12 credit hours during a semester, excluding developmental classes.

  • Bookmobile Schedule

    Thursday, July 3 - Friendship Pike and Old Greensburg Road.

    Friday, July 4 - No route.

    Monday, July 7 - No route.

    Tuesday, July 8 - Speck Ridge.

    Wednesday, July 9 - Greenbriar, Windsor Gardens and Campbellsville Active Day Center.

    Thursday, July 10 - Forest Hills, Foxwood, Crescent Hill and Jackson Tower.

    Friday, July 11 - Stoner Creek.

    Monday, July 14 - Day cares, Campbellsville Baptist Church and Howell Street.

    Tuesday, July 15 - KY 210.

    Wednesday, July 16 - Meadowcreek and Hathaway Drive.

  • Center for Education releases school calendar

    Campbellsville Christian Church Center for Education has released its calendar for the 2008-2009 school year.

    The church is located at 302 Lebanon Ave.

    Classes include: Glow Worms (3-year-olds); pre-kindergarten (4-year-olds); and kindergarten.

    Aug. 4 - Opening day for all staff.

    Aug. 5 - First day for kindergarten and pre-kindergarten students.

    Aug. 11 - First day for Monday/Tuesday Glow Worms.

    Aug. 13 - First day for Wednesday/Thursday Glow Worms.

    Sept. 1 - No school. Labor Day holiday.

  • Allen is USAA award winner

    Lance Allen of Campbellsville has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in leadership and science.

    The academy recognizes fewer than 10 percent of all American high school students.

    Allen, who attends Green County High School, was nominated for the honors by Tammy Thompson, guidance counselor, and Melissa Bright, chemistry teacher, at GCHS. He will appear in the United States Achievement Academy's official yearbook, which is published nationally.

  • Cassell earns master's at EKU

    A Campbellsville man is among 1,409 graduates of Eastern Kentucky University at the conclusion of the spring 2008 semester.

    William E. Cassell Jr. received a master of science degree in criminal justice on May 10, graduating with a 4.0 GPA.

    Cassell, who earned his undergraduate degree in criminal justice at Campbellsville University, was promoted on April 1 to branch manager of advanced individual training at the Department of Criminal Justice Training in Richmond.