• LCMS students compete at Mathcounts

    The LaRue County Middle School Mathcounts Team placed third in competition Feb. 16 in the My Old Kentucky Home Chapter. Team members Andrew Lawson,

    Hannah Keith, Austin Madriaga and Skyler Hornback each placed in the top 12 individually and competed in the Countdown Round.

    Hornback placed second individually and received a $1,000 four-year renewable scholarship from Western Kentucky University.

  • Hodgenville woman wins scholarship to ECTC

    Clara Robertson, right, from Hodgenville, a sophomore associate degree nursing major at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, is the 2012-13 recipient of the Martha A. Knudson Memorial Nursing Scholarship.

    The annual award was established by an estate gift from Knudson, who taught at Elizabethtown Community College from 1965 to 1976 and who also served as coordinator of the associate degree nursing program. At left is Susan Mudd, ECTC associate degree nursing program coordinator.

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  • Cottrell awarded Homemakers scholarship

     Ashley Cottrell is the 2013 recipient of the $400 scholarship from the LaRue County Homemakers organization. She is the daughter of Michael and Diana Cottrell of Magnolia.

    Cottrell is a senior at LaRue County High School where she is serving as secretary of the FFA chapter. She also volunteers with the LaRue County Cattlemen’s Association and was in the Kentucky Governor’s Scholar Program. She plans to attend Western Kentucky University and become an agriculture education teacher.

  • Katy Cecil named Forensics Coach of the Year

     Kentucky’s 2013 National Forensic League Coach of the Year Katy Cecil realizes her greatest fulfillment as coach whenever she guides one of her LaRue County High School students to reaching higher goals.

    “When the first student I had worked with won his first award, I felt a sense of pride and accomplishment I never felt getting my own trophies,” said Cecil, who teaches English and coaches speech and drama.

  • Bridget Southwood to compete in State Geography Bee

     For the first time, LaRue County Middle School participated in the 2013 National Geography Bee. In December and January, the following students progressed to the final round in the School Geography Bee: Emma Bowling, Cameron Hensley, Jayden Kennedy, Noah Majors, Brady McDowell, Hunter McLaughlin, Rachel Sheffer, Bridget Southwood, Matt Underwood and Symone Whalin.

    Bridget Southwood won; Hunter McLaughlin was second; and Rachel Sheffer was third.

  • Students compete in STLP - finish in top-52

     Students from both LaRue County elementary schools displayed their technological achievement during the eighth annual Student Technology Leadership Program State Championship held March 28 at the Lexington Convention Center and Rupp Arena.

    The competition provided a venue that combined technology, problem-solving and innovation. Student projects demonstrated how STLP members are making an impact on student learning and their communities.

  • Two receive scholarships to EKU

     Hundreds of incoming freshmen and transfer students have accepted merit-based scholarships to attend Eastern Kentucky University.

    LaRue County recipients include:

    • Olivia Caitlyn Hornback, of New Haven, has accepted a Colonel Scholarship

    • Sean-Micheal Wathen of Magnolia, has accepted a Music Department Scholarship 

  • PHOTO: Reality Store

     The 4-H Reality Store was held March 28 for 8th-graders at LaRue County Middle School. Students learned about budgeting as they paid monthly bills. Pictured are students at the transportation booth. They had several choices available ranging from a new Corvette to an older model Mazda. Several volunteers from the community participated.