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Education

  • Todd and Stratton named to Morehead University's Dean's List

    The Morehead State University Dean’s List for the spring semester includes two local students: Logan M. Todd from Glendale, and Carissa Leigh-Ann Stratton from Hodgenville.

    To be named to the list, a student must be enrolled on a full-time basis and achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale for the current semester.

  • ECTC auto/diesel program ranked in top 4 in nation by magazine

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s automotive/diesel program is ranked one of the top four in the nation by a popular trade publication, “Tomorrow’s Technician.”

  • LaRue students participate in KFB leadership conference

    Summer vacation may be just starting up for most students, but that doesn’t mean Kentucky Farm Bureau’s emphasis on education is slowing down. Eighty-nine high school juniors from 57 counties across the state have accepted invitations to attend KFB’s 26th annual Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders), held in two locations later this month.
    Among the participants attending IFAL are Benjamin Tucker and Jamie Price, both of LaRue County High School.

  • Campbellsville University Dean’s List Spring 2011

    Campbellsville University has announced the academic honors’ list for the spring 2011 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 spring 2011 academic honors’ list includes a total of 408 students, with 159 achieving a 4.0 grade point average and having been named to the President’s List. Others who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5-3.99 are named to the Dean’s List; there are 249 named to that list.

  • Students celebrate unveiling of quilt designed from TIP Grant

    On May 31, students and their families from the second grade classes at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School celebrated the unveiling of the quilt, they designed and made from their Teacher Initiated Project (TIP) Grant. Students not only learned the art of tie-dying, but studied how quilts were forms of narrative functional art.

  • New Kids Crew director named

    New Kids Crew childcare director Denise Rose intends for activities at the center located at the LaRue County Board of Education site in Hodgenville to be “educational but fun” for children attending.
    In her second week as director, Rose, who hails from Green County, already has a full summer of activities lined up including field trips to LaRue County Parks and Recreation’s swimming pool, the county public library and Kentucky Railway Museum in New Haven.

  • School Calendar: Updated 06/07/2011

    ALL SCHOOLS
    First day of school
    Aug. 4

    OTHER
    Free GED testing
    The GED test will be free in Kentucky through June 30. Kentuckians taking the test during that timeframe will not have to pay the usual $55 fee.  LaRue County Adult and Family Education plans to offer official practice testing, prerequisite to taking the GED, on Saturdays. There also will be some Saturday classes in addition to the regular schedule to help LaRue County citizens take advantage of this opportunity.

  • PHOTO: Sierra Enlow honored by Ag Commissioner

    Sierra Enlow of LaRue County is honored by Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer, right, and Aris Cedeno, executive director of the Governor’s Scholars Program, at the Agribusiness/Governor’s Scholars Program Awards Luncheon on June 1 in Frankfort. Enlow, a student at the University of Kentucky, was one of 13 Kentucky students who received a check and a certificate at the awards luncheon.

  • SCHOLARSHIP: Leah Jo Carter wins Class of 1968 Memorial award

    Leah Jo Carter, a 2011 graduate of LaRue County High School, was awarded the Class of 1968 Memorial Scholarship.

    Carter, the daughter of Floyd Todd Skaggs and Amanda Carter, plans to attend the University of Kentucky and major in social work.

    Her high school activities include serving as editor of the yearbook, secretary of the class committee, vice president of the CVS Club and secretary of student council. She is an employee of Sunrise Manor Nursing Home.

  • SCHOLARSHIP: Valerie Whitlock wins Lincoln Days award

    Valerie Whitlock is the winner of the $500 Lincoln Days Scholarship, annually awarded to a high school graduate in LaRue County. 

    Whitlock's academic achievement, participation in extra curricular activities, facility recommendation and an essay about her community were determining factors in her selection.

    The 2011 graduate plans to enter Transylvania College in the fall.