.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Education

  • Campbellsville University to host high school students

    Campbellsville University will host Tiger Round-Up Nov. 19-20 and Preview Days will take place Oct. 24 and Nov. 7.

    Tiger Round-Up is an overnight event exclusively for high school seniors to experience life as a college student at Campbellsville University. Prospective students spend the night with a CU student in the residence halls, attend classes the following morning, hang out with students, see the campus and participate in campus events.

  • Seminar for gifted students Oct. 26-27

    The Center for Gifted Studies at Western Kentucky University is hosting the 2009 Berta Seminar for Excellence in Education on Oct. 26-27.

    An evening session for parents is scheduled for 6:30 to 8 p.m. CDT Oct. 26 followed by an all-day professional development workshop for educators and administrators from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. CDT Oct. 27.

    Both events will be held at the Carroll Knicely Conference Center on Nashville Road in Bowling Green.

    Thanks to the generosity of the Berta family, these events are free and open to the public.

  • Weis named outreach counselor

    Gene Weis has been named the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority outreach counselor for this area.

    Weis will visit schools, college fairs and other places to talk with students and parents about the benefits of going to college. He will work in Allen, Barren, Bullitt, Clinton, Cumberland, Edmonson, Green, Hardin, Hart, LaRue, Meade, Metcalfe, Monroe, Nelson and Spencer counties. Weis succeeds Summer Gortney, who is now KHEAA’s regional counselor in the Lexington area.

  • Kappa Delta Pi comes to Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has joined two other private institutions in Kentucky in establishing a chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society specifically for education majors.

    Installation for the new members, students and faculty, of CU’s KDP chapter, Alpha Epsilon Omicron, was Sunday in Ransdell Chapel.

    About 30 initiates, including students and faculty, were installed as members of the society as the chapter plaque was presented.

    Student officers of the organization include Amber Jinnett of Hodgenville, secretary.

  • Kappa Delta Pi comes to Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has joined two other private institutions in Kentucky in establishing a chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society specifically for education majors.

    Installation for the new members, students and faculty, of CU’s KDP chapter, Alpha Epsilon Omicron, was Sunday in Ransdell Chapel.

    About 30 initiates, including students and faculty, were installed as members of the society as the chapter plaque was presented.

    Student officers of the organization include Amber Jinnett of Hodgenville, secretary.

  • LaRue students featured in Youth Salute

    Two LaRue County High School students have been honored by the Lincoln Trail Youth Leadership Council, Inc.

    Finalists were selected on their overall merits of their biographical sketch and  leadership essay.

    Kellie Owen is one of two Youth Leaders of the Year. She is a Governor’s Scholar, Regional vice-president of FFA, Band, National Honor Society and on the Youth Council for her church. She plans to attend the University of Kentucky and major in engineering.

    Kaitlyn Skaggs is a finalist for Youth Leaders of the Year 2009-10.

  • LaRue students featured in Youth Salute

    Two LaRue County High School students have been honored by the Lincoln Trail Youth Leadership Council, Inc.

    Finalists were selected on their overall merits of their biographical sketch and  leadership essay.

    Kellie Owen is one of two Youth Leaders of the Year. She is a Governor’s Scholar, Regional vice-president of FFA, Band, National Honor Society and on the Youth Council for her church. She plans to attend the University of Kentucky and major in engineering.

    Kaitlyn Skaggs is a finalist for Youth Leaders of the Year 2009-10.

  • LaRue students featured in Youth Salute

    Two LaRue County High School students have been honored by the Lincoln Trail Youth Leadership Council, Inc.

    Finalists were selected on their overall merits of their biographical sketch and  leadership essay.

    Kellie Owen is one of two Youth Leaders of the Year. She is a Governor’s Scholar, Regional vice-president of FFA, Band, National Honor Society and on the Youth Council for her church. She plans to attend the University of Kentucky and major in engineering.

    Kaitlyn Skaggs is a finalist for Youth Leaders of the Year 2009-10.

  • Lincoln Days Elementary Art Contest Results 2009

    Overall contest winners

    First place: Jacob Cecil, Fifth grade

    Second place: Peyton Murray, Fourth grade

    Third place: Nate Zsedenyi, kindergarten

    Winners by grade

    Kindergarten

    First, Nate Zsedenyi; second, Sara Harned; third, Molly Vinson

    First grade

    First, Tryston Clemenz; second, Katelyn Eads; third, Emmi Cline

    Second grade

    First, Jacob Davis; second, Mallory Madriaga; third Elizabeth McIntosh

    Third grade

  • LaRue schools installing emergency devices

    LaRue County Schools are installing devices – automated external defibrillators – that might prove to be lifesavers in case of a health emergency.

    “Several lives have been saved at schools, athletic events and practices in other parts of the country where these are in place,” said Mike Brown, director of pupil personnel and district health coordinator.