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Education

  • Locals named to Centre dean's list

    Hope Wigginton and Matt Hart of Campbellsville have been named to the Centre College dean's list for the fall term, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average.

    Wigginton is the daughter of Scott and Elizabeth Wigginton of Campbellsville and is a Taylor County High School graduate.

    Hart is the son of Cynthia and Scottie Hart of Campbellsville and is also a TCHS graduate.

    Centre College, founded in 1819, is a nationally ranked liberal arts college in Danville.

  • Campbellsville native graduates from New York college

    Campbellsville native Haruka Ozaki recently graduated and received a bachelor's of engineering in mechanical engineering degree from the State University of New York Maritime College.

    As a student, Ozaki was an active member of Maritime's Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.

    The oldest and largest maritime school in the country, SUNY Maritime College is a four-year college located at historic Fort Schuyler in Throggs Neck, New York.

  • School Menus for May 5-9

    Campbellsville Independent

    May 5-9

    Monday - Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, mandarin oranges, fruit and milk.

    Tuesday - Grilled cheese, hash browns, baby carrots with dip, peaches, fruit and milk.

    Wednesday - Beef tacos with tortilla chips, shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes and shredded cheese, refried beans, applesauce and milk.

    Thursday - Cheese pizza, garden salad with tomato, corn, sidekick smoothies, fruit and milk.

  • TCMS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County Middle School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of April 14.

    They are Jaida Taylor, Sara Clark, Daniel Hutchens, Tori Daugherty, Morgan Newton and Brynn Mendez.

  • TCHS names Students of the Week

     

    Taylor County High School recently named its Students of the Week for the week of April 14.

    They are freshman Meghan Sanford, sophomore Josh Lumpkins, junior Brittany Speer and senior Mackenzie Martin.

  • TCES names Good Deed winners

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Good Deed winners for the week of April 18.

    They are, from left, Ethan Cox, Gracie Benningfield, Maddox Smith, Ty Milburn and Isaac Courtwright.

  • TCES names Writers of the Week

     

    Taylor County Elementary School recently named its Writers of the Week for the week of April 18.

    They are, from left, Shayli Lemmon, Olivia Wilcher and Avery Vaughn.

  • School Menus for April 28-May 2

    Campbellsville Independent

    April 28-May 2

    Monday - Bosco pizza sticks with marinara sauce, sweet corn, peaches, fruit and milk.

    Tuesday - Chicken nachos with tortilla chips, Spanish rice, refried beans, mandarin oranges and milk.

    Wednesday - Lasagna, garden salad with tomatoes, peas and carrots, garlic bread, sidekick smoothies, fruit and milk.

    Thursday - Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes, green beans, diced pears, fruit and milk.

  • Students to attend school May 20

    Campbellsville Independent School students will attend class on May 20, primary election day.

    On Monday night, Campbellsville Board of Education members voted to amend the current school calendar to include that day as one for instruction.

    Campbellsville Superintendent Mike Deaton said this sets the district's last day for students at Friday, May 23.

    Teachers will work through Wednesday, June 4, to complete some professional development, Deaton said.

  • Conservation district announces art, writing contest winners

     

    Taylor County Conservation District recently announced the winners of the Jim Claypool Conservation Art and Writing Contest for 2013.

    The theme was "Mission: H2O." All Kentucky students grade six through 12 are eligible to compete in the writing contest. Students in grade one through five can compete in the art contest.

    To honor the teachers in Taylor County, each of the first-place school winner's teachers will receive $50 to spend on supplies for their classroom.