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Education

  • CU graduate student named best singer in Kentucky

    Ashley Sidebottom

    Campbellsville University

    Marcelo Ferreira, a graduate student at Campbellsville University from Brazil, was named the best singer in Kentucky in a preliminary round of a national singing competition March 7.

    The National Association of Teachers of Singing hosts an artist awards competition for singers at the state, region and national levels every two years in conjunction with NATS conferences.

    The association kicked off its 40th biennial competition in February, with the preliminary round for Kentucky at Georgetown College on Friday, March 7.

  • Works in Progress

    Taylor County High School drama students will stage "Works in Progress" tomorrow and Saturday night at the Campbellsville University Theater.

    "Works in Progress," written by Paul H. Johnson, is a play that focuses on various issues teenagers face such as first dates, eating disorders, breaking up, losing a friend to drunken driving and graduation. Each scene focuses on a different topic, with three scenes being devoted to monologues.

  • Center for Education taking applications

    Campbellsville Christian Church Center for Education is currently taking registration applications for the 2008-2009 school year.

    Classes include: first grade, kindergarten, pre-kindergarten (4-year-olds) and Glow Worms (3-year-olds).

    For more information, call 465-5571 or e-mail director@campbellsvillechristianchurch.com.

  • TCMS hosts Relay fundraiser

    Taylor County Middle School kicked off its Relay for Life fundraiser on Friday, Feb. 29. All of the money the school collects between now and the end of the year will go to the American Cancer Society for cancer research. Students and staff donated at least $1 each to wear a hat to school. Laura Gordon's eighth grade class collected the most money, $204.44, on Friday during "Hat's Off to Relay for Life Day." Holly Westbrook's seventh grade class came in second place with $171.40. The school's total for the day was $1,137.29.

  • Locals earn degrees at WKU

    Several local Western Kentucky University students recently completed degrees for the fall 2007 semester.

    The graduates and the degree they received follow:

    Kacy M. Bruce, Amanda M. Richerson, Austin W. Tedder, Jesse H. Walters and Lindsay R. Chandler, bachelor of science degrees; Lynde R. Fawcett and Tiffany L. Gordon, bachelor of science in nursing; and Calen McKinney, master of arts.

  • CES Students of the Week

    Campbellsville Elementary School named several students Student of the Week for their classrooms at a Feb. 22 celebration assembly. Pictured are, from left, front: Ryan Neal, Jaedyn Embry, Chloe Holt, Shelby Smith, Taekwon McCoy, Brittany Viers and Nicole Bottom. Middle: Quentin Lane, Malaya Hoskins, Madison Yaden, Westin Coffman, Dustin Hughes, Andrea Bryant and Antonio Ballard. Back: Jonathan Rakes, Nicholas Radford, Kristy Elmore, Rachel Price, Justin Stewart and Taz McColley.

  • Local student makes dean's list at Centre College

    Meredith Angel of Campbellsville has been named to the dean's list for the fall term at Centre College in Danville, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.6 grade point average.

    Angel is the daughter of James and Sherri Angel of Campbellsville and is a graduate of Campbellsville High School.

    Kentucky's highest ranked national institution, Centre is listed by U.S.News and World Report among the country's top 50 national liberal arts colleges and is the most affordable college in that group.

  • Youth Leadership visits Frankfort

    Campbellsville/Taylor County Youth Leadership members visited Frankfort on Feb. 19. Comprised of seventh- and eighth-grade students, the group toured the State Capitol and received souvenir packets on behalf of State Rep. Russ Mobley.

  • TCMS honor roll

    Taylor County Middle School has released its honor roll for the fourth sixth-week grading period. Students listed are:

    Sixth grade

  • TCES Writers of the Week

    Taylor County Elementary School's Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 28 are, from left, Dawson Cole, kindergarten; Braxton Skaggs, first grade; Alissa Mattingly, second grade; Ann Allen, third grade; Jordon Cowherd, fourth grade; and Matthew Hall, fifth grade.