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Education

  • A Wise Choice participating in food program

    A Wise Choice Preschool and Daycare LLC, located at 659 W. Main St., is now participating in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program administered by the Kentucky Department of Education.

    Meals will be served at no separate charge to enrolled participants at the center and are provided without regard to color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

  • Fair association presents scholarships

     

    Taylor County Fair Association President Mike Litchfield presented $1,000 scholarships to a Taylor County and Campbellsville high school graduate at the Taylor County Fair.

    Taylor County High School graduate Sarah Litchfield and Campbellsville High School graduate Mollie Williams were this year's scholarship winners.

  • CU alum speaks at event

     

    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    Ellie McKinley, a senior from Campbellsville, recently spoke at a Campbellsville University Campaign for the Commonwealth alumni event in Lexington on May 22.

    McKinley, who is majoring in public relations and Spanish, said CU is "my home away from home."

    "It's a great place to find your calling and I've been able to find mine through the endless possibilities I've been able to have," she said.

  • CU theology professor presents papers

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's Dr. Joe Early Jr., associate professor of theology, presented two papers recently at two theological meetings.

    Early presented a paper, "Birthed in Controversy: The Withdrawal of the Baptist Missionary Association from the Baptist General Convention of Texas," at the Baptist History and Heritage annual society meeting in Sioux Falls, S.D.

  • CU vice president speaks at Simmons College

     

     

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    "My challenge to you, the Simmons College of Kentucky graduates of 2014, is that you will become people who will make a difference!" Dr. John Chowning, vice president for church and external relations and executive assistant to the president of Campbellsville University, told the graduates at Simmons College of Kentucky May 17 during their baccalaureate service.

  • STEM academy begins with math fun

     

    Dr. Bruce Kessler, math department chair at Western Kentucky University, kicked off Campbellsville School System's Summer Stem Academy for Campbellsville middle and high school students recently.

    Kessler used math concepts to teach about sound, Newton's theories and Nerf projectiles.

    The goal for the day was for students to see math concepts used in everyday life.

  • Red Cross hosts booth at health fair

     

    Taylor County's Red Cross disaster team recently hosted a booth at the Taylor Regional Hospital health fair and distributed emergency preparedness information.

    The team formed earlier this year and is searching for members. Several signed up at the fair to join the team.

    For more information, call Michael K. Humphress at (270) 789-9231.

  • CU online theology degree ranked eighth in the nation

    Drew Tucker

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University's online theology master's degree program has been ranked eighth in the nation by TheBestSchools.org.

    "The School of Theology's programs are at the heart of what we seek to do at CU in providing academic excellence in a Christ-centered environment," Dr. John Chowning, vice president of church and external relations and executive assistant to the president, said.

  • Local businesses donate to CHS project graduation

     

    Campbellsville High School graduates competed for lots of prizes at Project Graduation in May.

    Local businesses donated money and items to the party, which is open exclusively to those who have just graduated.

    Parents plan the celebration, which features games, prizes and food, and is likely one of the last times the class will all be together as a group.

  • Resident graduates from EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,707 graduates at the conclusion of its spring semester, including Deidre Carol Davis of Campbellsville.

    Davis graduated with an AAS degree in Medical Laboratory Technology and was recognized at commencement ceremonies in May.

    EKU is a comprehensive university serving approximately 15,500 students on its 725-acre Richmond campus, at its educational centers in Corbin, Danville, Manchester, Somerset and Lancaster, and throughout Kentucky.