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Education

  • Renovations begin at City Schools

    Staff Report

    Construction started this week on nearly $5 million in renovations planned at Campbellsville Independent Schools.

    At the June 9 meeting of the Campbellsville Independent School Board, District facilities manager Keith McMahan told Board members that construction was set to begin on June 16. There will be progress meetings on the third Tuesday of each month beginning in July, McMahan said, and Board members are encouraged to attend.

  • CES Honor Roll

    Campbellsville Elementary has released its fourth-grade honor roll for the last nine weeks of school. Those students are:

    All A's - Andy Sabo, Amber Stagner, Samantha Netherland, Justice Gregory, Austin Hash, Alex Bailey, Heather Bailey, Kathryn Doss, Kenzie Murrell, Austin Chandler, Brooklyn Harris, Cody Garrett, Katherine LeFever, Jensen Martin and Micah Price.

  • CU awarded environmental grant

    Central Kentucky PRIDE and the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet recently awarded a 2008 Environmental Education Grant to Campbellsville University.

    The funds will be used to extend a walkway around a wetland at Clay Hill Memorial Forest.

    PRIDE and the Cabinet awarded 11 grants throughout the Second Congressional District. PRIDE promotes environmental projects throughout the District.

    For more information, call (270) 758-2152.

  • District Improvement Plan is now available

    Taylor County Schools' District Improvement Plan is available for preview and comments at the Board of Education office, located at 1209 E. Broadway.

    The plan can be viewed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Anderson receives scholarship

    Campbellsville native Hillary Anderson received a Presidential Scholarship from Asbury College in Wilmore.

    This scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate high academic achievement in high school and equals 15 to 30 percent of tuition.

    Anderson is a graduate of Campbellsville High School.

  • Smith recognized by academy

    Corey Smith of Greensburg has been recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in history and government.

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

    Smith, who attends Green County High School, was nominated for this honor by Tammy Thompson, GCHS guidance counselor. He will appear in the United States Achievement Academy's official yearbook, which is published nationally.

  • Taylor County residents named to Bluegrass Community & Technical College Dean's List

    Bluegrass Community & Technical College recently recognized the following students from Taylor County who achieved dean's list honors for the 2008 spring semester.

    Dean's list honorees are: Deborah Parson, Austin Witham, Adam Bland, Klein Stubbs and Christopher Wells.

    The college recognizes academic excellence by naming to the dean's list full-time students who have earned an overall semester grade point average of 3.5 or better in courses numbered 100 or above.

  • TCHS DECA hosts awards banquet

    Taylor County DECA Chapter hosted its annual recognition awards banquet on Tuesday, May 13 in the Taylor County High School cafeteria.

    About 35 attended including students, parents, relatives and faculty members.

    The students who received awards/recognition are as follows: competitive event participants, Cardinal Kroger staff, committee chairpersons, the honorary chapter member, the outstanding member and retiring officers.

    Marketing instructor and DECA advisor Patty Evans also received a picture plaque from the retiring officers.

  • CU presents annual 'Excellence in Teaching' awards

    Campbellsville University awarded Excellence in Teaching Awards to 137 educators from across Kentucky during the 22nd annual awards program Saturday, May 17, in the Winters Dining Hall of the E. Bruce Heilman Student Complex on the Campbellsville University campus.

    The Excellence in Teaching Awards program is in partnership with Lexington's CBS-affiliate, WKYT-TV.

    Dr. Frank Cheatham, vice president for academic affairs at CU, addressed the teachers and guests from public and private school systems from 52 Kentucky school districts.

  • Taylor County 4-H well represented at Area Showcase

    Taylor County 4-H was well represented at the recent Lake Cumberland Area Showcase of Stars.

    This event is a competition for 4-H'ers who have won county contests in Demonstration, Talk Meet and Variety Show this year. Taylor County had nine talented 4-H'ers competing.

    Reagan Pollock was named reserve champion of the 9-year-old Talk Meet Division.

    Justice Gregory was named champion of the 10-year-old Talk Meet Division.

    Shelby Barnett was named champion in the 11-year-old Talk Meet Division.