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Education

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Good Deed winners for the week of Feb. 21.

    They are Alyssa Benningfield, Sienna Haffner, Easton Corbin and Daniel Taylor. Linda Lou Couch isn't pictured.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Writers of the Week for the week of Feb. 21.

    They are kindergartener Jocelyn Begley, second-grader Kylee Farmer and first-grader Haley England.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of Feb. 24.

    They are freshman Rachel Price, sophomore Cameron Wright, junior Caleb-Michael Benningfield and senior Alexa Parker.

  • TCMS student makes junior high all state chorus

     

    Ayreal Allen, an eighth-grader at Taylor County Middle School, was selected to participate in the 2014 Kentucky Junior High All State Choir. This is an elite choir with 220 members from the state.

    The group performed at the Kentucky Center for the Arts on Feb. 6. Allen is under the direction of choral director Laura Gordon.

  • Resident named to Brescia dean's list

    Rene Jo Perkins of Campbellsville was recently named to the fall dean's list at Brescia University.

    Perkins, a sophomore majoring in human services, completed at least 12 credit hours and earned a 3.5 GPA.

    Brescia University is a co-educational, Catholic, liberal arts University located in downtown Owensboro.

  • Police officer visits KCA students

     

    Campbellsville Police Officer Roy Rodgers recently visited Kentucky Christian Academy preschool and Sonbeams students in honor of community helper week.

  • Grandparent of the Year essay contest winners announced

     

    The winners of this year's Grandparent of the Year essay contest, sponsored by AARP Kentucky and Kentucky Retired Teachers' Association, were recently announced. 

    Destiny Hicks of Campbellsville Middle School and Catherine Allen of Taylor County Elementary were recognized as school winners. Allen was also named the overall county winner.

    Both students attended the Feb. 18 meeting of the Taylor Retired Teachers Association, where they read their essays.

  • McDonald's names Taylor County student 'black history maker of tomorrow'

     

    Community leaders joined local McDonald's owner/operators on Thursday, Feb. 27, recognizing 10 area high school students, including Rebecca Cross, a student at Taylor County High School, as Black History Makers of Tomorrow.

    McDonald's restaurants of Kentuckiana celebrated February's Black History Month by awarding $15,000 in total scholarships to high school seniors selected for their promotion of diversity, leadership, academic achievement and community involvement.

  • School Menus for March 17-21

    Campbellsville Independent

    March 17-21

    Monday - Cheeseburger on bun with pickles and onions, baked fries, baked beans, fruit cocktail and milk.

    Tuesday - Spaghetti with meat sauce, garden salad with tomatoes, sweet peas, diced pears, garlic bread, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, broccoli casserole, peaches, fruit and milk.

    Thursday - Beef nachos, corn chips, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, cheese sauce, refried beans, applesauce and milk.

  • CU online students fit program around jobs, family

     

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Beverly Rowland, director of Campbellsville University's RN to BSN program and assistant professor of nursing, said the lives of her first graduating class of online bachelor's of science in nursing students were hectic and busy with obligations to family and community, as well as to school. She had to remember that when only one of her five graduates was able to participate in the December 2013 commencement ceremony.