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Education

  • 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.

  • CHS releases its honor roll

    Campbellsville High School has released its honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period. Students listed follow.

    Freshmen

    All A's - Melanie Elaine Brockman and Cory Scott Hoosier.

    A's and B's - Ashley Michelle Bates, Matthew Chase Bottoms, Zachary Patrick Bowen, Joseph Lewis Butler, James Matthew Christie, Cameron Mitchell Dial, Anna Kathryn Haley, Taylor Chase Levi, Aaron Blake Parker, Jordan Rashaun Percell and Joseph Jaqil Taylor.

    Sophomores

  • CU School of Nursing hosts pinning ceremony for first 22 graduates

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    The School of Nursing at Campbellsville University hosted its first pinning ceremony on May 8 for 22 students who made up the first class in history to graduate from the new CU school.

    The traditional pinning ceremony took place in the Ransdell Chapel prior to awarding each of them the associate degree in nursing at the Saturday, May 10 commencement.

  • Local students at Transylvania named to dean's list

    Transylvania University sophomores Brooke Bell and Chad Bruce have been named to the dean's list for the 2008 winter term.

    To be named to the dean's list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.

    Bell, a political science major, is the daughter of Randall and Sharon Bell of Campbellsville.

    Bruce is the son of Michael and Karen Bruce of Campbellsville.

  • Perfect Attendance

    Campbellsville High School had three students who completed the 2007-2008 school year with perfect attendance. Pictured with Principal Mike Deaton are D.J. Foley, Kathryn Baker and Elgin Mershon.

  • Campbellsville natives named to dean's list at Bellarmine University

    Bellarmine University has named 552 full-time students to its dean's list for the 2008 spring semester. The dean's list recognizes students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average or better on a four-point grading system.

    Campbellsville natives Jill Patrice Thompson and Dustin Nicholas Lee Ford are among the students receiving dean's list recognition.

    Thompson, a graduate of Taylor County High School, is a sophomore political science major.

    Ford, also a graduate of Taylor County High School, is a sophomore education major.

  • Taylor County students graduate from St. Catharine College

    Three Taylor County students were among the 105 graduates who received degrees from St. Catharine College during commencement ceremonies on May 10.

    Megan Bays received an associate of science degree in nursing. Bethany Elaine Wooley received an associate of science degree in diagnostic sonography. Sherry Clark received a certificate in pharmacy technology and graduated magna cum laude.

  • Mr. and Miss Campbellsville University named

    Rachel Crenshaw

    Campbellsville University

    Trent Elliott Creason of Campbellsville and Heather Marie Campbell of Graysville, Pa., were honored as Mr. and Miss Campbellsville University 2008 at Honors and Awards Day recently in Ransdell Chapel.