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Education

  • TCHS hosts cheer banquet

    Taylor County High School cheerleaders hosted their annual year-end banquet on April 17. Pictured are, from left: Maci Christie, best attitude/high academic; Rachel Clements; Brittany Mills, best base; Sarah Newcome, leadership; Lisa Densmore, best flyer; Tara Wallace; Loria Christie, coach; Chloe Tucker; Rachel Ralls; Rochelle Wooley, most talented; Cecily Walters, most improved; and Cigi Farmer. Jessica Seaborne, who received the leadership award, is not pictured.

  • TCES Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary Writers of the Week for May 7 are as follows: Autumn Matney, kindergarten; Jesse Kendall, first grade; Ethan Hayes, second grade; Hailey Gebler, third grade; Chase Dysholm, fourth grade; and Mary Gray, fifth grade.

  • State Capitol Visit

    Taylor County Elementary School fourth grade students visited Frankfort on May 13. They toured the State Capitol and received souvenir packets on behalf of State Rep. Russ Mobley.

  • Haley earns Giles award

    Meredith Blaine Haley received the Janice Holt Giles Book Award at Campbellsville High School.

    Haley was selected for this honor by her English teacher and guidance counselor Mitzi Coyle.

    She was chosen for the award because she, above all other females in the junior class, is adept at writing, has an interest in literature, is a critical thinker, has an interest in Kentucky history and geography, is planning to further her education and is a valuable member of her community.

  • Cox earns National Merit Scholarship, other honors

    Ben Taylor Cox of Campbellsville was among the more than 2,800 winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities announced recently by National Merit Scholarship Corp.

    A Taylor County High School graduate, Cox earned the National Merit University of Kentucky Scholarship. He is planning a career in medicine.

    Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among finalists in the 2008 National Merit Scholarship Program who plan to attend their institution.

  • CMS eighth graders celebrate

    Campbellsville Middle School recently hosted its eighth-grade celebration to mark the next step in their journey of life. More than 50 students gathered at the gala that was sponsored by parents and friends of the class. The class helped pay for the event by selling donuts in order to ease the budget crunch for the school. The event was a success in that not only was enough money raised to cover the costs of the celebration, but each student was also awarded for their efforts and prizes were given to the winners of various games.

  • CU graduate finds MBA-online to be a good fit

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Christopher Lee "Chris" Goodson was searching for a good career and finding few opportunities when he discovered Campbellsville University's Master's of Business Administration Online program.

  • Taylor County teen named 2008 Rogers Scholar

    Allie Romines, a sophomore at Taylor County High School, is one of 60 students selected to participate in The Center for Rural Development's Rogers Scholars program.

    Rogers Scholars is a unique and exciting learning opportunity for a select group of juniors from 42 counties in Southern and Eastern Kentucky that was first envisioned by the program's namesake, Congressman Hal Rogers, in 2005.

  • Elk Horn resident receives UK pharmacy degree

    Sarah McCreary, daughter of Paul and Tresea Phillips of Elk Horn and daughter-in-law of Chester and Rachel McCreary of Hulen, was awarded a doctor of pharmacy degree from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy at the university-wide commencement on May 4.

    McCreary was also honored at a special recognition ceremony on May 2 at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts.

  • TCHS Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for the week of May 19 are, from left, front: Justin Mardis, Jessica Chappell, Steven Richerson, Amanda Posey and Adam Rainwater. Back: Chris Wright, Chris Corkery, Russell DeSpain, Jeddi Chaistain and Blake Herron. Not pictured are Kendra Webb, Trevor McWhorter, Megan Peake, Shane Morris, Hailey Gregory, Bryce McDaniel, David White, Dillion Mays, Samantha Lile, Isaac Harris, Brandie Cox, Michael Coulter, Jefra Bland, Hannah Allen, Courtney Smith, James Abt, Matt Mooseman and Gabe Dickerson.