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Education

  • Governor's Scholars step outside their comfort zones

    Morgan Rose

    Governor's Scholar

    For many teenagers in the Governor's Scholars Program at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Sunday means a day of rest, a morning to sleep in and take a break from classes and daily activities.

    For others, however, Sunday morning comes buzzing with activity. These students rise early and ready themselves for a day of faith.

  • CU music professor chosen for GSP faculty

    Rachel Crenshaw and Bridgette Sallee

    Campbellsville University

    Dr. Frieda Gebert, associate professor of music at Campbellsville University, has spent part of her summer teaching in the Governor's Scholars Program at Morehead State University.

    She's the first in a decade from Campbellsville University to teach at GSP.

  • Blue is Technology Student of the Year

    Dylan Blue, a 2008 graduate of Webster County High School, was named the Webster County Area Technology Student of the Year, Outstanding Welding Student and recipient of a scholarship to Madisonville Community College.

    He is the son of Lindsay and Valerie Blue of Sebree. His grandparents are Betty Scott Blue of Hanson and Nolan and Rita Underwood of Campbellsville. He is also the great-grandson of Mrs. Jessie Underwood of Campbellsville.

  • Locals named to U of L dean's list

    Two from Campbellsville have been named to the University of Louisville dean's list.

    They are Garrett Wesley Milby, a Green County High School graduate, and Cassandra J. Perkins, a Taylor County High School graduate.

  • Davis employed as CU's director of campus security

    Kyle Davis of Greensburg is the new director of campus safety and security at Campbellsville University, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, CU president.

    As the new director, Davis said he is reviewing what is established and is sorting ideas for upgrades to get the best safety and security plan possible for the campus.

    Davis is working on several plans including an e-mail notification system for the campus as well as a phone notification system for administrative offices.

  • FFA members attend camp

    Taylor County FFA members attended FFA Camp along with other chapters throughout the state at the Kentucky Leadership Training Center on June 16-20. Seventeen local FFA members attended along with two advisers and chaperone help from Brittany Wilkenson and Patty Evans. Two were named All-Star Sports Members - Chris Thomas in basketball and Samantha Jones in volleyball. Dylan Barber received second place in tractor driving, and Austin Hardin will be going on to compete in the creed contest.

  • Workforce Development Cabinet secretary visits CU

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Kentucky's Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary, Helen W. Mountjoy, discussed opportunities and challenges with leaders of area education and industry at a luncheon at Campbellsville University recently.

    Afterward, she shared information in an interview to be aired on TV-4 with John Chowning, CU vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president.

  • Technology students compete at state

    Students from Taylor County Schools participated in the 2008 Student Technology Leadership Program's State Competition May 6-7 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

    Students from Taylor County High School and Taylor County Elementary School placed in the "Best of Group."

    TCHS senior Trevor McWhorter won second place in the digital school publication division.

    Taylor County High School students Zach Cox and Josh Sullivan and Marion County High School student Jamie Evans won the International ThinkQuest Award.

  • CU releases academic honors' list for spring

    Ashley Zsedenyi

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Frank Cheatham has announced the academic honors' list for the spring 2008 semester.

  • Cochran earns spot on the SCC dean's list

    Angela Lynn Cochran of Elk Horn earned a place on the Somerset Community College dean's list for the spring 2008 semester.

    The enrollment at SCC is more than 7,000 students. Only 582 SCC students, or slightly more than 8 percent, made the SCC spring 2008 dean's list.

    In order to be honored as a member of the SCC dean's list, a student must maintain a 3.5 grade point average and be a full-time student at Somerset Community College. A full-time student must take classes totaling at least 12 credit hours during a semester, excluding developmental classes.