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Education

  • PHOTO: ExCEL nominees honored

     Four teachers were honored last week as nominees for the LaRue County Teacher of the Year Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership (ExCEL) Award. They are from left, Jim B. Phelps of LaRue County Middle School; David Edwards of Hodgenville Elementary School, ExCEL winner Heather Cline of Abraham Lincoln Elementary School; and Tom McGovern of LaRue County High School.

  • Campbellsville University offers two art scholarships

    Campbellsville University is searching for talented high school seniors to compete for two art scholarships worth a total of $6,000 each.

    The university's annual art scholarship competition and workshop will be Saturday, March 31, beginning at 10 a.m. in room 100 of the Art Building, 205A University Drive, Campbellsville, across from Gosser Fine Arts Center, 210 University Drive, Campbellsville, on campus.

    Performance grant scholarships will also be awarded to other students who might not be chosen for the competitive art scholarships.

  • Heather Cline named schools' ExCEL winner

     Heather Cline, a teacher at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School, has been named the district's LaRue County Teacher of the Year Excellence in Classroom and Educational Leadership (ExCEL) Award Winner.

    Other nominees were Tom McGovern of LaRue County High School; Jim B. Phelps of LaRue County Middle School; and David Edwards of Hodgenville Elementary School.

  • Slogan contest for students allows online voting through Feb. 28

    Students across the Commonwealth are participating in the Office of the Secretary of State Voter Slogan and Essay Contest. The Secretary of State’s office has narrowed the field of slogan entries to 20 finalists and invites the general public to vote for their favorite. Slogans are judged on how well they attract attention and express the importance of participating in elections. Take the time to cast your vote at www.sos.ky.gov/sloganpoll. The poll will remain open through 2 p.m. Feb. 28.

  • Western Kentucky University Dean's List and President's List

     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

  • Got milk? Get a scholarship

     The National Milk Mustache “got milk?” campaign, in partnership with USA TODAY, is calling for entries in the 15th annual Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year Award program. The SAMMY Awards recognize 25 outstanding high school senior student athletes who represent excellence in academics, athletics, community service and leadership who make the most of their days by grabbing nutrient-rich milk with breakfast.

  • LaRue County Conservation District awards $1,000 scholarship

     The LaRue County Conservation District will award a $1,000 scholarship to two LaRue County High School seniors.

    Applications are available at the LaRue County High School guidance office and the LCCD office at 606A North Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville. Requests for emailed copies can be sent to michelle.ogden@ky.nacdnet.net.

  • LaRue Schools: Top Workplace

     LaRue County schools were featured Sunday in “The Courier-Journal’s Top Workplaces” for being one of the best places to work in the Greater Louisville area. This is the second consecutive year that the school system has been named to the list. 

  • Student masterpieces displayed in 'Artsonia'

     More than 1,000 pieces of artwork generated from Hodgenville Elementary School students have been uploaded to “the world’s largest kids’ art museum”– Artsonia. 

  • Fraser takes sixth at Appalachian Swing tourney

     Western Kentucky University forensic team members traveled to the University of Ohio “Appalachian Swing” tournament over the weekend.

    Ellis Fraser, a freshman from Hodgenville, took sixth in impromptu speaking.