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Education

  • COLUMN: Summer reading programs abound

    Reading programs at LaRue County’s two elementary schools and LaRue County Public Library should provide students with bookshelves full of fun as well as learning this summer.

    Co-sponsored by their family resource centers, Abraham Lincoln and Hodgenville elementaries’ program begins July 9 at ALES and continues there July 18, 23, and Aug. 1. Each session runs from 10:30 a.m. until noon.

  • Students receive degrees in social work from Campbellsville University

     Dr. Darlene Eastridge, dean, welcomed graduates and their families to Campbellsville University's Carver School of Social Work and Counseling pinning ceremony May 4 in the Gheens Recital Hall inside Gosser Fine Arts Center.

    Jordan Atwell, Buffalo, received the bachelor of science social work degree.

    Brandon Sehein, Upton, received the master of social work degree.

    Kristen Cecil, New Haven, and Melissa Fincher, Hodgenville, received the master of science counseling degree.

  • Governor's Scholars Program loves LaRue County students

     Each year across Kentucky hundreds of high school students between their junior and senior years apply to attend the prestigious Governor's Scholars Program (GSP) that includes five weeks of college level classwork at selected Kentucky colleges and universities.

    To say that LaRue County High School has been well represented in GSP is an understatement for, since 2005, 100 percent of its applicants have been accepted into the program.

  • Rock, Hines graduate from Indiana Wesleyan

     Two students from LaRue County were among the 2,000 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies April 28 at Indiana Wesleyan University.

    Graduating were Karen Hines of Magnolia and Melissa Rock of Hodgenville, both receiving bachelor’s degrees in nursing.

  • Students honored by Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has announced the academic honors' list for the spring 2012 semester.
    The academic honors' list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours.
    The following students have been named to Campbellsville University's Dean's Honors List:

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Kids Crew gears up for summer

     Since the first of the year, Kids Crew Director Denise Rose has been putting together ideas for her summer program.

    “I talked with the teachers and got ideas of what types of lessons they will be planning before scheduling,” said Rose. “We want the children to have a fun, educational, but safe time while attending Kids Crew.”

    The facility, open year-round, is located in the LaRue County Board of Education building (the former Hodgenville Elementary School) off College Street.

  • PHOTO: Meredith meets ALES Academic Team

     State Rep. Michael Lee Meredith met with the Abraham Lincoln Elementary school Academic Team at the last match of the year. Front from left, Isaiah Pruitt, Emma Cobble, Biven Turner, Tharon Blair, Chase Childress, James Akin; second Row, Simon Coy, Alexis Grimes, Mason Lane, Bridget Southwood, Nick Vazquez; back, Rep. Meredith, Victor Helm, Maddie Helm, Jacob Cundiff and Coach Kathy Ross.

  • PHOTO: Perfect attendance students honored at ALES

     Third, fourth and fifth graders honored for perfect attendance at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School are front from left, Biven Turner, Sydney Lee, Madison Wilmoth, Maddison Hunt; back, Elizabeth McIntosh, Ameena Wells, Ameera Wells, Laura Ward, Amanda Beismer and Katie Puckett. Unavailable for photo: Anna Grace Turner.

  • PHOTO: ALES perfect attendance

     Kindergarten, first and second graders who finished the school year with perfect attendance at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School are front from left, Macy Stillwell, Elizabeth Wiley, Lacey Cecil, Jacob Shirley, Harper Hynes; back, Jagger McBride, Baines Turner, Ryan Buck, Isis Barbour and Alex Poore.

  • Hines, Rock graduate from Indiana Wesleyan

     Two students from LaRue County were among the 2,000 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies April 28 at Indiana Wesleyan University.

    Graduating were Karen Hines of Magnolia and Melissa Rock of Hodgenville, both receiving bachelor’s degrees in nursing.