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Education

  • Retiring educator relates to students firsthand

    One reason retiring adult education teacher Melcenia Sprowls-Shelton has related so well to her students is because she has been where they are.

    “I quit school when I was a junior at LaRue County High School,” said Sprowls-Shelton, whose last day to work is June 30.

  • Scholarship calendar - June 15, 2016

    CKCA to Offer Educational Awards

    Central Kentucky Community Action will again offer educational awards for graduating high school seniors and GED recipients in LaRue County. The awards will be given in the form of scholarships to assist with tuition while attending a four year college, a two year college or a technical school. Certain guidelines must be met, and scholarship packets are available at the high school, and the local Community Action office. For more information call 270-358-3937.

    Childhood Degree Scholarship

  • School calendar - June 15, 2016

    HES SBDM

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision- making council meets at 4 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.

    LaRue County School board

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the LCHS.

  • LCHS Cheerleader’s reunion
  • Ray Graham Memorial Scholarship

    Dian Graham, daughter of Ray Graham, presented four $1,000 scholarships in her dad’s name May 24 at the LaRue County High School Senior Awards Program. Ray Graham was an agriculture and biology teacher and FFA sponsor. He was a WKU and UK graduate, church deacon, WWII Army veteran, farmer, a good friend and dad to his two daughters. His motto was “Do things right or just don’t do them”, and believed education was something no one could ever take away from you.

  • Newfound success

    Mariah Steele and Christina Perkins share a lot in common.

    Both women dropped out of school in their mid-teens; both decided to acquire their GED’s through LaRue County Schools’ Adult Education program; and, having earned those certificates, both are determined to continue their education to become certified nursing assistants.

    Mariah Steele

    Steele, from upstate New York, quit high school in the 11th grade.

  • Thomas awarded LaRue Co. conservation scholarship
  • Scholarship calendar - June 8, 2016

    Childhood Degree Scholarship

    Scholarships are available for early childhood professionals pursuing degrees and credentials. Recipients may be awarded up to $1,800 per year. The fall course deadline is Friday, July 15. To be considered, complete a FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov and scholarship application at www.kheaa.com

  • School calendar - June 8, 2016

    HES SBDM

    The Hodgenville Elementary School site-based decision- making council meets at 4 p.m. on the second Monday of each month in the conference room. For more information, call the school, 270-358-3506.

    LaRue County School board

    The LaRue County School Board meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the LCHS.

  • Senior awards night held

    Thanks to the generosity of individuals and organizations, LaRue County’s Class of 2016 received scholarships valued at more than $1 million this year. Scholarships and other awards were presented at LaRue County High School’s Senior Honors Night May 24 in the school auditorium.

    Additionally, several seniors received academic and extra-curricular honors. Keeahna Bowen was named LCHS Senior of the Year. Randall Young was honored as class valedictorian and Nichole Thomas as Salutatorian.