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Education

  • Retired teachers honored

    Local teachers who retired at the end of the 2013-2014 school year were honored with a luncheon on June 17. Taylor County Retired Teachers' Association hosted the luncheon.

    Teachers were recognized for their years of dedication to providing a quality education to the students in the Campbellsville and Taylor County school systems.

  • TCMS eighth-grade students receive awards

     

    Weston Young was named Outstanding Eighth-Grader during the Taylor County Middle School Eighth-Grade Promotion and Awards Ceremony recently at TCMS.

    Young is the son of Troy and Shelly Young. He also received the Honors Accelerated Algebra II Award, the Social Studies Award and was recognized for academic excellence for maintaining a 4.0 GPA for the entirety of middle school.

    Sara Giles received the William Neal Award for creative promise in literature.

  • TCES releases honor roll

    Taylor County Elementary School has released its honor roll for the fourth nine-week grading period.

    Students listed follow.

    Fourth Grade

  • Locals receive first-place art awards

     

    The General Federation of Woman's Club's Kentucky convention was hosted at the Brown Hotel in April, and the Campbellsville's Woman's Club had two first place winners in the arts and crafts contests.

    Chelse Edwards, a senior at Campbellsville High School, won first place in weaving in the student category, and Christine Greenman won first place with her feature black and white photograph in the adult category.

    Adult first place photographs advance to the state competition.

  • Locals named to Georgetown dean's list

    Three Campbellsville students were recently named to the Georgetown College dean’s list.

    Students who completed the semester with at least 12 credit hours and a 3.7 GPA are named to the list.

    Mary Jefferson, Rachel Lyons and Meredith Scalos of Campbellsville were named to the list.

    The mission of Georgetown College is to prepare students to engage in their life's pursuits with thoughtfulness and skill by providing an exceptional educational experience in a vibrant Christian community.

  • Resident graduates from Centre College

    Miranda Willis of Campbellsville received a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology/sociology at Centre College's 191st commencement ceremony, on Sunday, May 25.

    Willis is the daughter of Larry and Melissa Willis of Campbellsville and is a graduate of Campbellsville High School. She was one of 325 seniors who were granted degrees.

    Kentucky Gov. Steven L. Beshear was this year's featured Commencement speaker.

  • Taylor County students named Rogers Explorers

    Taylor County students Samuel Kessler, Jackson Hunt, Warren "Bryce" Richardson, Ryan Wiedewitsch and Molly Sullivan have been selected by The Center for Rural Development to build their math, science, and technology skills this summer at the 2014 Rogers Explorers youth leadership program.

    One hundred and fifty middle school graduates from Southern and Eastern Kentucky will converge on the campuses of five Kentucky colleges and universities for this year's Rogers Explorers program. It is the largest class ever in the history of the 8-year-old program.

  • CU ranked No. 4 in nation for online associate degree

     Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's online criminal justice associate degree program has been ranked fourth in the nation by www.thebestschools.org.

    "It is an honor that thebestschools.org has ranked our criminal justice online associate degree program as the fourth highest scoring program in the nation," Allen Copenhaver, instructor and site coordinator of criminal justice administration at CU's Somerset Education Center, said.

  • TCMS student wins photography contest

     

    Joseph Cox, a Taylor County Middle School student, won first place in color photography at the Kentucky State Junior Beta convention.

    On June 21-23, Cox will represent the state at the National Junior Beta convention in Richmond, Va.

  • Master clothing volunteer recruitment deadline approaching

     

    Thanks to shows like "Project Runway," sewing is enjoying newfound popularity.

    More and more people are interested in learning how to design and make their own unique style of clothing, but have little resources to do so.

    Individuals with basic knowledge of garment construction, who want to perfect their craft and help others learn to sew, may find participating in the master clothing volunteer program very enjoyable and fulfilling. Recruitment for the master clothing volunteer class of 2014 is ongoing through the end of June.