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Education

  • Lee lands $21,000 per year scholarship to JBU

    A phone call turned into a pleasant surprise for LaRue County High School senior Zach Lee last week.
    A representative of John Brown University was on the other end of the line, offering Lee a $21,000 per year scholarship to the prestigious Arkansas school.
    “They called me to the office, saying I was being interviewed for a newspaper story on my taking an online college course,” the Hodgenville resident said.  “As soon as I heard the man speak, though, I recognized him as being from John Brown University.”

  • ECTC sponsors art contest

    A juried art contest is being sponsored by Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s “The Heartland Review.”
    The exhibition theme is inspired by natural elements. Works of art in every media are invited: nature, environmentalism, the body, identity, urbanism and responses to modernity.
    First place is $250; second, $150; third, $75.
    Artists may submit up to three pieces for a tax-deductible contribution of $10 which will support the contest and the journal.
    Artwork should have been created no earlier than the summer of 2010.

  • Deans List Transylvania University

    Two LaRue Countians have been named to the honor roll at Transylvania University.
    Curtis Puryear, a senior, and first-year student Valerie Whitlock were named to the Dean’s List for the 2011 fall term.
    To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.
    Puryear, a philosophy and psychology double major, is the son of Carlton and Donna Puryear of Hodgenville.
    Whitlock is the daughter of Barry and Melanie Whitlock of Hodgenville.
     

  • Kentucky schools to begin using new accountability model

    The mandates of 2009’s Senate Bill 1, along with state regulations, provide the blueprint for Kentucky’s public school accountability model.

  • Dean’s List Somerset Community College

    Elisabeth Sheeley, of Hodgenville, was named to Somerset Community College Dean’s List for the fall semester.
    To be a member of the Dean’s List, a student must maintain a 3.5 grade point average and be a full-time student. A full-time student must take 12 credit hours during a semester, excluding developmental classes.

  • Sheeley named to Somerset's Dean's List

     Elisabeth Sheeley, of Hodgenville, was named to Somerset Community College Dean’s List for the fall semester.

    To be a member of the Dean’s List, a student must maintain a 3.5 grade point average and be a full-time student at Somerset Community College. A full-time student must take 12 credit hours during a semester, excluding developmental classes.

  • Western Kentucky University announces fall graduates

     Several local students completed degrees at Western Kentucky University for the fall semester.

    Hodgenville– Megan E. Culver, bachelor of science; Tessa R. Dever, interdisciplinary studies (BIS); James R. Massengill, interdisciplinary studies (BIS); Hannah R. Mayfield, bachelor of science in nursing; Kelsey L. McCubbin, bachelor of science; Scott E. Porter, bachelor of science; Sophie C. Routt, bachelor of social work; Jessica Ann T. Sadler, bachelor of arts; and Kathy C. Vaughn, interdisciplinary studies

  • Eastern Kentucky University recognizes local students

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced its fall Dean’s List and graduates.
    To achieve Dean’s List honors, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Students attempting 13 credit hours must earn a 3.65 GPA, and students attempting 12 credit hours must earn a 3.75 GPA.
    Sherman Thomas Jaggers of Upton was named to the Dean’s List and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology.

  • Western Kentucky University honors students

    Western Kentucky University has announced the fall 2011 Dean’s List and President’s List.
    Students making the Dean’s List have a grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 in a 4.0 scale. Students on the President’s List have GPAs of 3.8 to 4.0. To be eligible for the either list, students must have at least 12 hours of coursework that semester.
    Students who list their information as “confidential” in WKU’s TopNet are not listed.
    President’s List

  • School Calendar updated 2-8-12

    ALL SCHOOLS
    School is in session Feb. 17 as a make-up day. Spring break is April 9-13.

    ALES
    Weekly
    Stay After and Read every Tuesday after school until 4:15 p.m. with permission form
    Academic Team every Wednesday after school until 4:15 p.m. in the library
     
    STLP meets
    STLP meets in the computer lab after school until 4:15 p.m. and the BETA Club meets in McDowell’s classroom after school until 4 p.m. Feb. 9.

    Progress reports
    Progress reports go home Feb. 10.