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Education

  • Four Taylor County residents compete for Begley Scholarship

    Four Taylor County residents competed in Lindsey Wilson College's 2008 Scholars Day on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the college.

    The four Taylor County residents who participated in 2008 Scholars Day were:

  • CU's ONE Chapter ranks Top 10 in ONE Campus Challenge

    After six months, tens of thousands of phone calls and letters to Congress and the presidential candidates, and after hundreds of events on campuses across the U.S. to raise awareness of extreme poverty and preventable disease, the Campbellsville University ONE Chapter has earned a spot in the Top Ten of the ONE Campus Challenge.

  • CHS Gospel Choir performs

    Campbellsville High School Gospel Choir performed at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel for its Black History Program on Feb. 6. Pictured are, from left, front: Genisha Smith, Ines Pollman, Meechie Atkinson, Tynika Dunlap and Nicole Hollen. Second: Alina Stamm, Ashley Phillips, Ashyya Robinson, Vincent Taylor, Joshua Percell and Lee Clark. Third: Shantell Williams, Ashley Clayton, Angel Padilla-Thornton, Bianca Taylor, Kiana Smith and Linda Hansen. Back: Chop Bridgewater, bass guitar, and LaJuan Hazard, drums.

  • KCS Honor Roll

    Kentucky Christian School has released its honor roll for the fourth sixth-week grading period. Students listed follow.

    All A's

    First grade - Ben Bertram, Makayla Dicken, Jacob Eads, Larkin Floyd, Jeffery Nolley, Treyton Steele and Shelby Wilds.

    Second grade - Sydnee Beard, Mattison Blakeman, Geoff Bruns, Kaylee Burton, Kate Cheatham, Jack Ford, Cole Frazier, Faith Gaddis, Layton Hord, Samuel Kessler, Peter Lowe, Caleb Pace and Kendall Roller.

    Third grade - Brandi Blakeman, Will Miller, Cory Pace and Roger Dale Witham.

  • TCHS STAR event winners

    Taylor County High School recently hosted the 2008 Region 14 STAR Event competition. The winners are, from left, Carla Watson, Lindsey Wise, Channing Grant, Chelsea Hardin, Kendra Walls, Rachel Wise and Sarah Jefferson.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary School's Writers of the Week for Wednesday, Feb. 6 are, from left, Gabe Green, kindergarten; Cameron Johnson, first grade; Ariel Cooke, second grade; Savannah Benningfield, third grade; Taylor McGuire, fourth grade; and Mary Jo Edrington, fifth grade.

  • Wiedewitsch honored for earning 200 AR points

    Ryan Wiedewitsch was awarded a trophy at Campbellsville Elementary School's Feb. 22 celebration assembly.

    Wiedewitsch earned 200 Accelerated Reader points.

  • Boone named to Who's Who

    Savannah Bryant Boone of Campbellsville was selected to the 2008 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

    A student at Murray State University, Boone was among several at Murray to be selected as outstanding campus leaders.

    Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory included the names of these students based on their academic achievement, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success.

  • Applications sought for Olson Scholarships

    The trustees of the Dr. William H. Olson Scholarship Trust have announced the open application period for the 2008-2009 scholarship.

    Olson endowed the scholarship trust to help eligible students from Taylor County, Campbellsville and Green County high schools pursue undergraduate educational programs related to the medical field of study.

    Olson was educated at Harvard Medical School, completed his medical internship at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, Mass. and was an associate professor of neurology and anatomy at Vanderbilt University of Medicine.

  • CU hosts 28th annual President's Club dinner

    Ashley Sidebottom

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. E. Bruce Heilman urged audience members at the 28th annual President's Club dinner recently in the Winters Dining Hall to "continue the upward momentum" of Campbellsville University.