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Education

  • Rash named Transylvania admissions assistant

    Taylor County High School graduate and Transylvania University sophomore Cory Rash has been named an admissions assistant for the 2008-2009 school year.

    Admissions assistants represent the admissions office and Transylvania in an official capacity at on- and off-campus events, give campus tours and host prospective students.

  • CU offers master of social work degree

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University now offers a master of social work degree that is offered in an evening and online format to accommodate the non-traditional working student, according to Dr. Darlene Eastridge, dean of the Carver School of Social Work and Counseling.

  • KCS Honor Roll

    Kentucky Christian School has released its honor roll for the fifth six-week grading period. Those students are:

    All A's

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

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

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

  • KCS students compete in speech meet

    Kentucky Christian School was well represented at the Association of Christian Schools International Speech Meet, which took place recently in Shelbyville. Pictured are, from left, front: Lynsey Smith, Jack Ford, Jacob Eads, Jeffrey Nolley, Kendall Roller, Katie Cheatham, Cory Pace, Mattison Blakeman and Jon VanMeter. Middle: Korri Briggs, Molly Lowe, Danielle Dickens, Jake Smith, Roger Dale Witham, Will Miller, Alexis Underwood, Shelby Wilds and Faith Gaddis.

  • CCDC hosts recycled art show

    Student members of God's World PRIDE Club at Campbellsville Child Development Center discovered creative possibilities for trash during spring break.

    The children were asked, "What can you make out of trash?" Their answers ranged from cars towing trailers to jewelry boxes to bears.

  • Taylor Countian named to 'Who's Who' at Lindsey Wilson

    A Taylor County resident was honored recently at Lindsey Wilson College.

    Steven Warner, a human services and counseling senior from Campbellsville, was inducted into Who's Who Among Students American Universities and Colleges by Lindsey Wilson Vice President of Academic Affairs Bettie Starr at a ceremony in Roberta D. Cranmer Dining & Conference Center.

  • TCES gifted/talented students visit The Challenger Learning Center

    A group of Taylor County Elementary gifted and talented fifth-graders took part in a unique learning activity, a simulated space mission called Rendezvous with a Comet on March 12. The mission took place at The Challenger Learning Center of Hardin County in Radcliff. Students were accompanied by Taylor County Gifted Coordinator Debbie Gumm and TCES teacher Shannon Cox.

  • 4-H Variety Show winners named

    Eleven acts recently competed in the 4-H Variety Show at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel.

    Lindsay Cissell and Chloe Cox where selected as the champion acts and will represent Taylor County at the Area Showcase of Stars on Saturday at Lindsey Wilson College.

    Cissell sang the song "Our Song," and Cox played the piano and sang "My Redeemer Lives."

    Samuel Kessler and April Massengale were selected as reserve champions. Kessler played "Motion Machine," on the piano and Massengale played "It Is Well With My Soul."

  • Chelf inducted into SCC academic honor society

    Gregory Scott Chelf of Campbellsville was among 74 new members inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, an academic honor society, at Somerset Community College on Sunday, Feb. 24.

    To be eligible for induction into the SCC Omicron Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, a student must have completed at least 12 transferable credit hours of college level work and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

  • Fisher to receive master's degree

    Dana Genean Fisher will receive her master of arts in human resource management from Webster University on May 17.

    She obtained her bachelor of arts in sociology from the University of Louisville in 2002.

    Fisher is currently an analyst for Humana Inc., where she has been employed for the past five years.

    A 1997 graduate of Campbellsville High School, she is the daughter of Kenneth and Mable Fisher of Campbellsville.