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Education

  • LCHS students honored in Stossel essay contest

    Stossel in the Classroom announced the winners of its third annual student essay contest on May 13.

    Local winners of the essay contest are Matthew Crain, Carly Higdon and Audry Schafer, all semi-finalists. Jeremy Luttrell and Heaven Clater both received honorable mentions. All five students attend LaRue County High School and are students in Dee Hutchins’ class.

  • Students compete in Special Olympics

     Six students from Hodgenville Elementary School competed in Special Olympics Kentucky Area 4 Spring Regional Events in Louisville on May 11.

    More than 200 athletes competed in track and field events. Participates competed against other athletes of the same gender, age and ability.

    Each HES student competed in the 50 meter dash and the softball throw.

    Emma Grace Pepper took first place in the 50-meter dash and third place in the softball throw.

    Makayla Pearman took fifth place in the 50-meter dash and fifth place in the softball throw.

  • Gribbins, McMahan graduate from McKendree

     Two local students graduated from McKendree University.

    Linda Gribbins of Campbellsville earned an MSN degree in nursing education.

    Patty McMahan of Hodgenville, earned a BBA degree magna cum laude in accounting.

  • Homeschooled student joins elite ranks

     Sixteen-year-old Millie Ronkainen did a double take when she came home from her job at Perfect Fit Alterations and spotted a letter from the Kentucky Governor’s Scholar Program lying on the living room coffee table.

  • Lucky 7 qualify for prestigious Governor's Scholar Program

     For the seventh straight year, LaRue County High School has had seven students qualify for the Governor’s Scholars Program.

  • Gribbins, McMahan graduate from McKendree University

    Two local students graduated from McKendree University.

    Linda Gribbins of Campbellsville earned an MSN degree in nursing education.

    Patty McMahan of Hodgenville, earned a BBA degree magna cum laude in accounting.

  • Taylor, White Graduate from WKCTC

    Two LaRue County residents were among more than 1,500 candidates for graduation eligible to receive one or more credentials from West Kentucky Community and Technical College this month.

    Kristina Marie Taylor of Hodgenville and David White of Sonora received an associate in applied science. White graduated with distinction – having a cumulative grade point average of 3.6 to 4.0.

  • Upton teen wins art contest

    Congressman Brett Guthrie announced Jacob Walters of Upton as the first place winner for Kentucky’s Second District in the 2013 Congressional Art Competition.
    Walters, a student at Hart County High School, titled his artwork “Quilt of Life” and describes it as “a representation of dreams as well as a dedication to my grandmother.”

  • School Calendar - May 15

    ALL SCHOOLS
    Last day

    May 22 – Last day for students

    LCHS
    Baccalaureate
    Baccalaureate is 3 p.m. May 19.

    Graduation – new venue
    LaRue County High School graduation is 8 p.m. May 24 at the football stadium, weather permitting.

    LCHS site-based council
    The LCHS site-based decision-making council will meet at 4 p.m. June 11 in the school’s conference room. For more information, call the school at 358-2210.

  • HES students enter KET video contest

    Students at Hodgenville Elementary School submitted a video to Kentucky Educational Television in hopes of winning an Apple iPad and video production accessories including a microphone, tripod and iPod tripod adapter, through a drawing.
    The overall theme for the video project was, “Our Environment: Local Solutions.”
    Sydney Pepper and Savannah Bandurske, with help from fellow student Christy Kirkpatrick, produced the video entitled, “Home-School-Community: How can we help?”