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Education

  • 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.

  • School Board approves construction bids, sells bonds

    Bids have been approved and bonds have been sold to finance the renovation project at Campbellsville High School.

    Campbellsville School Board members gave their approval to these items at a special meeting Tuesday at noon.

    First, Board members approved an about $4.3 million base construction bid along with a $3,000 interior signage bid to Isaac Tatum Construction Inc.

    Isaac Tatum's bid was the lowest the Board received out of three bids, with the other two bids coming from Mack Davis Construction and Martin Construction.

  • Burch earns Janice Holt Giles Award

    Morgan Lourrae Burch has been selected as the recipient of the Janice Holt Giles Award.

    This award is given annually to the young woman who is an outstanding junior student at Taylor County High School. The award is supported by the Giles Society and in addition to the recognition, the book, "Janice Holt Giles: A Writer's Life," is presented to the student.

    Burch was selected because she excels in writing, is interested in Kentucky history and geography, is an avid reader, is planning to further her education and is a valuable member of the community.

  • KCS students qualify for Duke program

    Six Kentucky Christian School fourth-graders qualified for the Duke Talent Identification Program. Each student scored at the 95th percentile or higher on the verbal or math section of the Stanford Achievement Test. Duke provides them with resources for unique educational opportunities. Pictured are, from left, front: Jilly Bruns, Korri Briggs and Danielle Dickens. Back: Jack Miller, Christian Pace and Payton Howard.

  • CU Chorale awarded silver cup in international competition

    Rachel Crenshaw

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Frieda Gebert, director of the Campbellsville University Chorale, presented Dr. Michael Carter, president of CU, with an award-winning silver cup the chorale earned from its first international competition in Italy over spring break.

  • CES Writers of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School recently recognized Taliyah Hazelwood, Bailey Smith, Tabitha Burress, Savannah Thompson and Macy Gilkeson at an assembly for being Writer of the Week for their grade level.