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Education

  • Thompson is new admissions counselor at CU

    Brandon Thompson of Columbia has been employed as out-of-state and international admissions counselor in the Campbellsville University's Office of Admissions.

    Thompson graduated from Lindsey Wilson College in 2004 with a bachelor of arts in Christian ministries, as well as an associate degree in social science.

    He is also a 2000 graduate of Cumberland County High School.

    From 2005 to 2008, Thompson served as an assistant department manager at Lowe's in Campbellsville.

  • School Menus for Sept. 8-12

    Campbellsville Independent

    Sept. 8-12

    Monday - Grilled cheese, potato wedges, vegetable sticks with dip, dices peaches, Teddy Grahams and milk.

    Tuesday - Sloppy joe, tater tots, cole slaw, banana pudding and milk.

    Wednesday - Cheeseburger, pickles, onions, French fries, applesauce, cookie and milk.

    Thursday - Chicken, mashed potatoes, peas and carrots, fruit salad, bread slice and milk.

    Friday - Sub sandwich with turkey, ham and cheese, lettuce, tomato slice, baked chips, macaroni salad, oatmeal square and milk.

    Taylor County

    Sept. 8-12

  • CU Collegiate Historians to attend presidential inauguration

    Jessica Boggs

    Campbellsville University

    The 2008 presidential election, one of the most intense in history, will conclude on Jan. 20, 2009, with the inauguration of either the first African-American or oldest president ever elected.

    A group of 40 students and faculty from Campbellsville University will be there to watch it happen.

    Dr. Wendy Benningfield, associate professor of history, and Max Wise, assistant professor of political science, were discussing the upcoming election when the subject of the inauguration came into the conversation.

  • CES names Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary students who were recently named Student of the Week for their classroom are, from left, front: Emily Hayden, Kiedlan Boils, Ethan Perkins, Jasmine Mitchell, Deja Charles and Casey Hardin. Middle: Nicholas Smothers, Gabe Burruss, Lathan Cubit, Austin Lane, Zaquan Sheppard and Samuel Bell. Back: Blair Lamb, Tatem Wiseman, Brookelyn Franklin, Breanna Spaulding, Keniayah Barnett, Shauna Jones and Brenna Wethington.

  • Marching Cards set for first contest of the season

    Taylor County High School Marching Cardinals will begin the 2008 season with the Governor's Gold Cup Marching Band Festival on Saturday at Elizabethtown High School.

    The Cardinals will compete at 4:15 p.m. in Class AAA with Hart County and Breckinridge County.

    Other bands competing will be Carroll County in Class AA and Pleasure Ridge Park, Barren County and John Hardin in Class AAAAA.

    The contest features preliminary and final competition with each band performing in the afternoon and the evening.

    It will conclude with awards at 9:45 p.m.

  • New CU faculty named

    Campbellsville University's new faculty members include, from left, front: Erin Holmes, English as a second language endorsement specialist; Sharon Hundley, associate professor of education and co-coordinator of ECE Program; Amanda Ewing, instructor in business; Shane Garrison, instructor in educational ministries; Dr. Jeff Justice, assistant professor of political science; and Beverly Edwards, assistant professor of math and computer information systems. Back: Don Cheatham, instructor in education and computer information systems; Dr.

  • Students learn conflict resolution strategies

    Counselor Greg Sharp, from Westlake Hospital, spoke to third graders at Campbellsville Elementary about conflict resolution. He talked to the boys and girls about personal anger management and how to deal with bullies.

  • Grossology

    Kathryn Doss, a Campbellsville Middle School fifth grader, reacted to her project in "Grossology." CMS fifth and sixth graders enrolled in Grossology, an elective class taught on Tuesdays and Thursdays by sixth grade science teacher Jan Speer, and recently began a study of the "Science of Gross Things." Students made pretend mucus while learning facts about the nose such as how our bodies produce mucus every 20 minutes. Students in this class have also studied facts about saliva and blisters.

  • Smith, Gilpin named Conservation District scholarship winners

    Cody Smith and Aaron Gilpin are the 2008 Taylor County Conservation District Scholarship winners. They each received $500 to assist them in pursuing an agriculture degree.

  • Local students inducted into the National Honor Roll

    Seven local students qualified for induction into the 2007-2008 National Honor Roll.

    Taylor County High School inductees are Timothy Bishop, Zachary Bottoms, Brittany N. Corbin, Zachary S. Myers and Jessica D. Seaborne.

    Campbellsville High School inductees include Donnie R. Foley Jr. and Reagan N. Smothers.

    The National Honor Roll recognizes high-achieving high school and middle school students.