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Education

  • Scholarship calendar - April 20, 2016

    Edward and Thelma Ford Scholarship

    The Lincoln Museum is accepting applications for the Edward and Thelma Ford Scholarship. A $500 scholarship will be presented to a LaRue County resident graduating this year or pursuing continuing education. Applications are available at The Lincoln Museum and must be returned by 4 p.m. on April 29, 2016. For more information, call 270- 358-3163.

    CKCA to Offer Educational Awards

  • HES students explore Greek mythology through performance

    During the month of April, Hodgenville Elementary School fourth-graders combined music, art, media and physical education to present Greek Mythological Allusions, a series of skits based on Greek mythology. The project not only provided students a unique, hands-on opportunity to learn about Greek mythology – a required curriculum component – but also an opportunity to build performance skills and create special memories.

  • Ready for New York City experience

    On April 19, LaRue County High School students and chaperones will hop a motor coach to a new, exciting experience.

    These 38 students and 15 parents and chaperones are embarking on a senior trip tradition of traveling to a historically and culturally important city. This year they are once again headed to New York City. Past trips also have included Chicago and Orlando.

  • WKU Forensics Team places second at national AFA tourney

     Two LaRue County students are a part of the WKU Forensics Team, which placed second at the American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament championship on April 1-4.

    Brian Anderson, a WKU freshman from Hodgenville, was a semifinalist in extemporaneous speaking and Curtis Milby, a sophomore from Hodgenville, was a quarterfinalist in duo interpretation.

  • Anderson recognized by WKU critical language program

    Brian Anderson of Hodgenville was one of five Western Kentucky University students that was recently recognized by the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship Program. As a result, Anderson will receive a scholarship to study in intensive language programs abroad.

    Anderson, a first-year Economics, International Affairs and Asian Religions and Cultures major, is the son of Kim and Heath Anderson. He is a student in the Honors College at WKU and the Chinese Flagship Program. He will study Mandarin in Changchun, China.

  • ECTC college signing day April 19

    Students who are interested in attending Elizabethtown Community and Technical College in August are invited to participate in ECTC’s College Signing Day on April 19.

    The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on the Elizabethtown Campus in the Regional Postsecondary Center.

  • LCHS Students take bake sales to new level for those in need

    Two LaRue County High School students have earned the Commonwealth Ambassador Award from Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Grimes for their work to fight hunger in LaRue County.

    In July, sophomore Elena Cecil and junior Kaylan Anderson began organizing regular bake sales and donating all revenue to Hope Food Pantry in Hodgenville.

  • School calendar - April 13, 2016

    LC Schools make-up days

    Make up days are scheduled for May 6, May 19, May 20, May 23 and May 24. The last day of school is May 25.

    KHIC Wee Time

  • Scholarship calendar - April 13, 2016

    Howard Roush Memorial Scholarship

    Fort Knox Federal Credit Union will award a one-time $1,000 college scholarship to four outstanding 2016 high school graduates. This year’s scholarships, designated the Howard Roush Memorial Scholarships, will be announced during the 65th Annual Membership Meeting on May 10, 2016, at the Performing Arts Center located at John Hardin High School in Elizabethtown.

  • Students explore poetry, drama through ALES production

    After weeks of preparation, Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Poetry and Drama Club presented an array of dramatic poetry readings during A Poetry Garden Party.

    Club sponsor and ALES music teacher Penny Akers wanted to create a production in which students could develop all aspects of their performance, and poetry recitation was the perfect avenue, she said.