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Education

  • 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.

  • TCHS hosting cheerleader tryouts

    Taylor County High School Cardinal cheerleaders will be conducting an additional tryout for the 2008-2009 squad.

    Tryouts will take place from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday, July 10 in the TCHS gymnasium. Sports physicals will be required before participating.

    For more information, call 469-0119.

  • Walters is new senior campaign officer at CU

    Joe Walters, associate member of the Campbellsville University Board of Trustees for nine years, has joined the CU Office of Development staff as senior campaign officer beginning July 1.

    "We are very pleased to have Mr. Walters join our Office of Development staff," Dr. Michael V. Carter, president, said.

  • Rowell named President's Scholar at WKU

    Larry Rowell of Campbellsville has been designated as a President's Scholar at Western Kentucky University for the spring semester.

    To be selected for this honor, one must compile an academic standing of 3.8 or better out of a possible 4.0 for the semester just completed.

    Rowell earned a 4.0 for the spring semester.

    He is currently serving as the Kentucky Press Association summer intern at the Central Kentucky News-Journal.

  • Kirtley attending GSA at Transy

    A Taylor County girl is among more than 200 young artists from across the state participating in The Kentucky Center Governor's School for the Arts.

    Haley Kirtley will attend GSA at Lexington's Transylvania University from June 22 to July 12.

  • Pennebaker Scholarships awarded to Campbellsville students

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's School of Education recognized and honored the recipients of the Pennebaker Scholarship Award with a recent reception.

    Graduate students in the master of arts in education program who met the scholarship criteria were Angela Henderson and Rebecca Pinson, both of Campbellsville.

  • Taylor County Public Library names art contest winners

    Taylor County Public Library and the Friends of the Taylor County Public Library recently hosted a children's art contest and display.

    The event, which was open to children of all ages, drew more than 60 participants who completed art projects based on their favorite books. "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" and "The Rainbow Fish" were popular inspirations for several entries.

    Each child who submitted a project received a ribbon.

    The library donated books for each first- through third-place winner in four age groups. The winners were announced on Tuesday, June 17.

  • CU offers campus life opportunities through LINC

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University was a little more like home to 137 students who attended CU's first LINC session June 5-6. Another 150 new students will come to LINC on June 27-28.

    It's all about information, fellowship, friendliness and personalization as students come to CU during these special two days for orientation when they experience what college life will be like in August.