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Education

  • Students judge decorating contest

    Kentucky Christian School's fifth graders were guest judges for Amazon's Christmas decorating contest.

  • Students attend KYA winter convention

    Recently, 23 students from Campbellsville Middle School ventured to Louisville to take part in the annual three-day Kentucky Youth Assembly Winter Conference.

    This is the largest student in government program in the United States, and it allows students from across Kentucky the chance to debate the current issues facing youth and government.

  • Walters earns degree at WKU

    Jesse Walters graduated from Western Kentucky University on Dec. 15 with a bachelor of science degree in biology.

    Walters is continuing his education at Western, pursuing his master's.

    He is the son of Gary and Denise Walters. His grandparents are Donald and Vivian Christie, Hazel Walters and the late Charles Walters and Connie Christie.

  • Rhythm gets students moving for fitness

    Campbellsville Middle School's fifth graders recently completed a Latin American dance unit where students learned the dance techniques for the salsa and the cha-cha-cha.

    Physical education classes taught by Kelly Baugh and music classes taught by Nicole Matthews were combined for this special unit, which also included the Virginal reel dance, an American folk dance and the Hora, a Jewish ceremonial dance.

  • Taylor County STLP students advance to state competition

    Six Student Technology Leadership Program members from Taylor County high, middle and elementary schools have advanced to the state STLP competition, which will take place in May at Lexington's Rupp Arena.

    Taylor County High School's STLP projects were Cardinal Financial and School Security: Fact or Fantasy?

    Students from Taylor County High included Hannah Allen, Jefra Bland, Michael Coulter, Brandie Cox, Dusty Cox, Isaac Harris, Samantha Lile, Justin Mardis, Dillon Mays, Trevor McWhorter, Shane Morris, Megan Peake and Wes Ward.

  • TCHS Chorus presents annual Christmas concert

    Taylor County High School's Choral Music Department presented its annual Christmas concert on Sunday, Dec. 16 at Campbellsville University's Ransdell Chapel.

    The combined chorus included the women's choir, men's choir, concert choir and chamber choir.

    Lisa Gupton is the TCHS choral director. Others assisting during the event were Brandon Centers, assistant choral director; Brittany Benningfield, student teacher; and Edwina Rowell, accompanist.

  • 4-H members recognized at awards banquet

    Numerous 4-H members were recognized recently and honored during the annual 4-H Awards banquet. The event took place at the Taylor County Extension Office on Oct. 30. The potluck meal provided a time for fellowship among parents and 4-H members.

    Each year, 4-H members who excel in the program are named as 4-H All-Stars or 4-H Superstars. The 2006-2007 4-H All Stars were: Thomas Barber, Tiffany Browning, Samantha Clark, Kyle Corbin, Mariah Corbin, Alex Hezik and Beth Cook.

  • CHS plans financial aid workshop

    Campbellsville High School will host two financial aid workshops this month.

    The first one is Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 3:30 p.m. in the school library.

    The second will take place Thursday, Feb. 7 at 5:30 p.m., also in the school library.

    For more information, parents may call 465-8899.

  • 4-H Superstars

    The 2007 4-H Superstars were named at the 4-H Awards banquet. They are: Kensi Moore, Britany Harden, Aryn Massengale and Ashley Phillips.

  • Yates graduates from EKU

    Ricky Lane Yates Jr. graduated from Eastern Kentucky University on Dec. 15 with a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice.

    He is the son of Ricky and Michelle Yates of Campbellsville and Jimmy and Tammy Hunt of Finley. His grandparents are J.B. and Susie Yates of Lebanon, Dennis and Susie Hayes of Campbellsville and Howard and Virginia Shearer of Gravel Switch. Great-grandparents are Cornelia McCarty and Lucille Hayes, both of Lebanon.