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Education

  • Becky Hellman graduates from Georgetown College

    One of the best-known students on the Georgetown College campus - Becky Hellman - graduated May 14 Magna Cum Laude with a recently-added accolade on her resume: 2011 Outstanding Student Leader.

    Hellman, a psychology major/sociology minor from Hodgenville, may be best known as Homecoming Queen 2010, Panhellenic President and Sorority Woman of the Year 2011.

    The Dean's List student found time to be a resident advisor and resident director as well as serve Phi Mu Sisterhood Chair.

  • School Calendar: updated 5/11/11

    ALL SCHOOLS

    No school
    May 17 – Primary Election
    May 30 – Memorial Day
    Last day of school
    June 2

    First day of school
    Aug. 4

    ALES
    May 18 – Final day for library checkouts
    May 19 – ALES singers concert, 1:30 p.m.; Community Concert, 6:30 p.m.
    May 25-26 – Field Day
    May 27 – Volunteer luncheon, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    June 1 – Kindergarten celebration
    June 2 – Awards Day

  • Johnson honored at Tech Day

    ConnectKentucky honored the Commonwealth’s technology leaders for the fifth time at its 2011 Tech Day on April 29 at The Great American Ball Park before the Cincinnati Reds hosted the Florida Marlins. The event was sponsored this year by CBTS and Humana.  
    A LaRue County High School student was among those honored by ConnectKentucky.

  • Scholarship available for early childhood development

    Kentucky’s child care providers and those who train child care providers may be eligible for the Early Childhood Development Scholarship to further their college education.
    The scholarships are available to those who work at least 20 hours per week or provide training in early childhood development at least 12 times annually for an approved organization. Kentuckians employed as a preschool associate teacher in a state-funded preschool program are also eligible.

  • Reed accepted to West Point

    LaRue County High School senior Spenser Reed has been accepted to the United States Military Academy at West Point.
    Cadets who enter the academy must do so with a nomination from a U.S. Senator or Congressman, and after completion of the four-year program are commissioned as 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

  • LaRue teachers receive Excellence in Teaching award

    On May 21 Campbellsville University will recognize teachers Missy Flanders, David Noe and Chris Price as this year’s LaRue County recipients of the university’s Excellence in Teaching Award.
    The university began the award program in 1987 to recognize quality teaching and learning taking place throughout Kentucky.
    Flanders learned that she was the latest recipient while preparing for national board teacher certification the last of March.

  • PHOTO: Bus donated to ECTC

    Jefferson County Public Schools recently donated a fourth school bus, used for training purposes, to the Elizabethtown Community and Technical College diesel technology program. JCPS also donated buses in 2003, 2005 and 2006. On hand to accept delivery of the school bus were from left, Jim Engler, assistant director, vehicle maintenance JCPS; Doug Poteet, Les Pike and Jerry Clemons, ECTC auto/diesel technology instructors; and Pete Jones, JCPS Bus technician/inspector and ECTC graduate.

  • LCHS Drama Club to perform in 'The Nerd'

    The LaRue County High School Drama Club is in production for spring performances of The Nerd, a comedy by playwright Larry Shue. The cast includes seniors Ian Mather, Timmy Gibson, Jeshua Logsdon, Angelia Whitlock, Maegan Davis, junior Jake Lutze, and sophomore Curtis Milby.

  • Kiper earns Bachelor of Science in elementary education

    Amy McCorkle Kiper will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education at a commencement ceremony 6 p.m. May 14 at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.
    She will graduate with a 3.89 G.P.A. and is a member of the Gaumma Beta Phi sorority and Presidential Dean’s List.
    There will be a gathering of family and friends to celebrate her accomplishments on May 21.
    She is the wife of Darrell Kiper and daughter of William and Antonella McCorkle of Hodgenville.
    She is a 2005 graduate of LaRue County High School.
     

  • Kellise Hoefer awarded annual Cantrell-Lorey memorial scholarship

    Kellise Hoefer of Magnolia, a senior at LaRue County High School, is the recipient of the 2011 Cantrell-Lorey Scholarship. The Cantrell-Lorey scholarship is an annual scholarship donated by a former graduate, Emma Cantrell (Lorey) — Class of 1958 and her husband.  
    Hoefer plans to attend the University of Louisville this fall to pursue a physical therapy degree.
    She has been active in the book club and art club and is a member of the National Honor Society.
    She is the daughter of Kelly Hoefer and Marshall Hoefer.