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Education

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently announced its Good Deed winners for the week of May 2.

    They are Raegan Jones, Savannah White, Jaxon McCubbin, Lauren Woods and Camryn Rhoades.

  • Welding team wins competition

     

    Taylor County High School students enrolled in the welding program at Green County Area Technology Center recently attended the SkillsUSA state competition in Louisville.

    Students Mason Arnold, Jesse Hurdt and Chris Whitley represented GCATC and placed first in the welding fabrication team event. They will be going to Kansas City to represent Kentucky in the national competition in July.

    Each of the students received $17,000 in scholarships.

    The group also received the Sportsmanship Award. Their instructor is Steven Thomas.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of May 2.

    They are, from left, kindergartener Colton Wilson, first-grader Dalyn Williams and second-grader Makayla Montgomery.

  • TCHS DECA competes in national conference

     

    Eight DECA members of Taylor County High School's DECA group attended and competed in the International Career Development Conference on May 3-6 in Atlanta, Ga.

    Rebecca Cross, manager of Cardinal Kroger, attended the School-Based Enterprise Academy and served on the Kentucky Officer Caucus and as a voting delegate for Kentucky.

    Maegan High and Zoe Lockard competed in the community service project competition, with Lockard also serving on the Kentucky Officer Caucus. High and Lockard received a certificate of excellence from National DECA.

  • CES student wins second place in state contest

     

    Savannah Gumm, a fourth-grade student at Campbellsville Middle School, recently won second place in the state's 2013 Conservation Art Contest. The theme of the contest was "Mission H2O."

    Kindergarten through high school senior students from across the commonwealth used the water theme to create 49,076 art entries.

  • TCHS student chosen for engineer program

     

    Taylor County High School Junior Grant Cox was selected for the Kentucky STLP Student Engineer program for the 2013-2014 school year.

    In this role, he served with other students from across Kentucky on the lead technical support team for the KySTE conference in March, providing technical assistance to thousands of conference attendees and presenters.

    He again served on the team to provide technical support for the State STLP Championships last week at Rupp Arena.

  • TCHS student wins Bluegrass Cellular scholarship

    Bluegrass Cellular has announced the recipients of its scholarship program and a Taylor County High School student has received an award.

    The program is the company's annual initiative to support local, college-bound high school seniors. As in years past, Bluegrass's scholarship committee has selected 18 students, each of whom will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship. Kelsey Brockman, a student at TCHS, was one of the 18.

  • Project graduation fundraising stalls

    Efforts to raise money for Campbellsville High School's project graduation celebration haven't been as fruitful as in the past.

    As such, at Monday night's regular Campbellsville School Board meeting, parents who are helping plan the celebration asked the Board to donate to the effort.

  • School Menus for May 19-23

    Campbellsville Independent

    May 19-23

    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 with corn chips, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes and cheese sauce, refried beans, applesauce and milk.

  • Locals graduate from CU

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    United States Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., urged Campbellsville University undergraduates to "work well and faithfully" as he spoke to CU graduates on May 3.

    CU graduated 152 master's students May 2 and 264 graduates May 3, for a total of 416 students receiving their diplomas upon completion of all academic requirements.