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Education

  • Taylor County student awarded Provost Scholarship to attend UK

    A student from Taylor County has been awarded a Provost Scholarship to attend the University of Kentucky this fall.

    The Provost Scholarship has a total value of $6,000, awarded over four years in $1,500 increments.

    The recipient from Taylor County who has been awarded the Provost Scholarship is Rachel Wise, daughter of Brian and Connie Wise of Campbellsville.

  • Three Taylor County students awarded Presidential Scholarships to attend UK

    Three students from Taylor County have been awarded a Presidential Scholarship to attend the University of Kentucky this fall.

    The Presidential Scholarship is worth more than $31,500. It provides the cost of in-state tuition for four years.

    The recipients from Taylor County who have been awarded Presidential Scholarships are: Rebekah Anne Phillips, daughter of Paul and Tresea Phillips of Elk Horn; Megan Nicole Romines, daughter of Robert and Pam Romines of Campbellsville; and Amanda Russell, daughter of Vic and Dana Russell and Drenda Mills, all of Campbellsville.

  • CU School of Education hosts Future Educators of America camp

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's School of Education hosted its second Future Educators of America camp, which was sponsored by a $25,000 grant from the Kentucky Department of Education.

    CU is the only private institution in Kentucky to serve as an FEA campsite, according to Dr. Donna Irwin, associate professor of education, who is coordinator of the camp. The camp was co-directed by CU alumnae Laura Gordon, a 2003 CU graduate, and Kandice Spalding, a 2002 CU graduate.

  • CES names Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School students who were recently recognized as Student of the Week for their classroom are, from left, front: Zaria Sheppard, Abi Wiedewitsch, Ceondre' Barnett, Shunya Hida, Laci Hodgens, Savanna Brockman and Destiny Tungate. Middle: Dakota Barnhill, Hayley Stapleton, Makayla Antle, Malea Lobb, Nicole Bottom, Reagan Knight, Crystal Rattliff and Connor Wilson. Back: Chris Summers, Missy VanOrder, Zack Settle, Rebekah Cowherd, Kayla Atkinson and Randy Harris.

  • Local students earn degrees at U of L

    Several Taylor County residents graduated from the University of Louisville in the spring.

    They are: Karla M. Curry, a Taylor County High School graduate, bachelor of fine arts; Brooke Morgan Montgomery, a Campbellsville High School graduate, juris doctor; Melissa Sue Forrest, master of science in social work; Richard Thomas Top, bachelor of arts; and Whitney Sharday Webster, a Campbellsville High School graduate, bachelor of science.

  • TCHS Students of the Week

    Taylor County High School Students of the Week for Aug. 11 are, from left, front: Becca Cook, Chelsea Nimmie, Mackenzie Jones and Kara Goodin. Second: Brittany Goode, McCall Turpin, Chelsea Nicholas, Haley Kirtley, Cigi Farmer, Morgan Rose, Alex Ferrante and MaKayla McCloud. Third: Shelby Wood, Brittany Mills, Devin Reynolds, Blaire Bland, Shelby Ewing, Hannah Ellis, Chelsea Richards, Sara Gilpin, McKenzy Dixon and Meleigha Pollock. Fourth: Jasmine Skaggs, Maci Christie, Chris Thomas, Weston Dicken, Andrew Ford, Lloyd Stotts, Alan-Michael Barnett, Alex Tungate and Dillain Thompson.

  • God's World PRIDE Club hosts summer fundraisers

    God's World PRIDE Club raised money this summer for the Taylor County Food Pantry through two fundraisers. The club conducted an aluminum can drive in May, which raised $39. Students sold lemonade in July and raised $206, for a total of $245. Club president Alex Tungate presented the checks and cash to Bro. Michael Goodwin, chairman of the food pantry committee, and Dr. Skip Alexander, president of the Taylor County Ministerial Association. Club members are, from left, front: Jackson Herron, Tyler Stephens, Rylee Vaughn, Andrew Melton, Dawson Cole and Ethan Anderson.

  • Taylor County Governor's Scholars to receive Premium College Admission Test preparation

    PrepMe CEO Karan Goel, along with other community partners, announced recently the donation of an ACT and SAT online test preparation program to more than 1,000 Governor's Scholars Program participants, including nine from Taylor County.

  • Lindsey to offer select classes to area senior citizens

    Lindsey Wilson College is offering six classes to area senior citizens at an unbeatable price - free.

    As part of Lindsey Wilson's Senior Scholars Program, area residents age 62 and over can audit one of six fall classes at no tuition expense.

    Classes offered in this fall's senior scholars program include geography, marriage and the family, New Testament, Old Testament, women's studies and world civilization.

  • KCS hosts back-to-school pool party

    Kentucky Christian School celebrated its first day back to school with a party at Campbellsville City Pool. More than 175 KCS students and family members attended.