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Education

  • Campbellsville schools honor academic achievers

     

    Campbellsville Independent Schools recently announced its academic achievers for April. A boy and a girl from each school are named.

    Those recognized include:

    Campbellsville Elementary School

    Maddox Lawler is a second-grade student at CES. He is the son of Andrea and Luke Lawler. His favorite teacher is Debbie Baugh and math is his favorite subject. He enjoys playing soccer. His future plan is to become an architect and design buildings.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Good Deed winners for the week of April 11.

    They are Isles Duncan, Samuel Hatcher, Gwyndolyn Denham, Steven Nannery and William Balsan.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of April 28.

    They are freshman Lanie Hall, sophomore Matthew Salee, junior Emily Porter and senior Katelyn Carter.

  • TCHS seniors host community art exhibits

     

    Taylor County High School seniors are hosting art exhibits in the community, through May 22.

    Jakob Fox's and Dustin Campbell's work is showing at Taylor County Bank on Broadway.

    Work by Tyler Rushing and Marshall Steele is on display at Forcht Bank on Broadway.

    Dalton Bennett's work is on display at Taylor County Public Library.

    Work by Megan Mullican and Dakota Morgan is at Taylor County Bank in Green River Plaza.

  • TCHS student wins best of show awards

     

    Taylor County High School student Christa Thomas recently won Best of Show awards in the two- and three-dimensional categories at the school's annual art competition.

  • TCHS student places in art competition

     

    Taylor County High School student Emily Swafford recently placed second in the Kentucky General Federation of Women's Clubs state art competition.

  • O'Brien to graduate from CU

     

    Emilee Kathleen O'Brien, the daughter of Hugh and Mechonda O'Brien of Elizabethtown and the granddaughter of Lloyd and Charlotte Henderson, formerly of Campbellsville, graduated from Campbellsville University on May 2. She graduated as valedictorian and summa cum laude.

    She received a Bachelor's of Science degree in mathematics with a minor in physics.

    While at CU, O'Brien served as a presidential ambassador. She received the mathematics and physics academic awards and this year's Honors Program Award.

  • Attorney with Campbellsville ties speaks at legal symposium

     

    Stephen B. Humphress, general counsel for the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, was a featured conference speaker at the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association's 21st annual Legal Symposium on Alcohol Beverage Law and Regulation on March 10-12 in Alexandria, Va.

    Humphress is the son of Campbellsville residents Donald and Charlotte Humphress. He graduated from Campbellsville High School in 1985.

  • CU celebrates Earth Day

     

    Linda Waggener

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University celebrated Earth Day recently at Turner Log Cabin Park, where students, faculty and staff were joined by students from Campbellsville Independent Schools for traditional planting of trees and flowers.

    CU President Dr. Michael V. Carter said, "As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God's grace."

  • CU develops online chapel experience

    Joan C. McKinney

    Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has begun an online chapel experience for students.

    Developed in partnership with Learning House, CU's online chapel is the first of its kind in the online educational world, Dr. Shane Garrison, assistant professor of educational ministries and director of theology online at CU, said.