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Education

  • Scholarships: April 23, 2014

    Woman’s Club

    The Hodgenville Woman’s Club will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior attending school in LaRue County or an adult residing in LaRue County who plans to enroll or is enrolled in college or technical school for the fall semester. Application will be considered on the basis of grade point average, financial need, community and school involvement and completion of a short essay describing career goals and need.

  • Project Graduation provides a safe, fun-filled evening for graduates

    Project Graduation, observed at many high school campuses throughout the nation after Commencement exercises, gives the new alumni a drug-and-alcohol-free opportunity to celebrate, with several chances at cash prizes and valuable donated items.

    LaRue County High School’s event will be June 6 in LaRue County Middle School’s East Wing. Registration starts at 11 p.m. with activities from midnight until 5 Saturday morning. A law enforcement officer will be present to ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable evening.

  • University's steel band educates, entertains

     Students and staff at Abraham Lincoln Elementary enjoyed an interactive concert with the Campbellsville University Steel Band. Under the direction of Dr. Chad Floyd, the band and students explored musical styles from Africa to Trinidad while learning about rhythm, tempo, melody, harmony, timbre, and dynamics. The majority of the concert included the entire student body but several students were chosen to play a variety of drums and other percussion instruments to demonstrate the concepts being taught.

  • Showcase features speech team talent

    The LaRue County community will have a chance to see the state championship and nationally recognized performances of several speech students at a showcase being hosted by the LaRue County High School Speech team this month. The showcase will take place 6:30 p.m. April 28 in the LCHS auditorium and is free to the public.

  • Anderson, Parker, excel at middle school speech tournament

    The LaRue County Middle School Speech Team competed at the Kentucky High School Speech League Junior State Speech Championships at the University of Kentucky on March 31 and returned home boasting a state finalist and two state semi-finalists. The team also won an Award of Distinction for their overall team efficiency.  

  • Honor Roll - Abraham Lincoln Elementary School

    Abraham Lincoln Elementary School

    Third quarter

    All A

    Noah Cundiff, Rachel Cundiff, Adara Dobson, Katelyn Eads, Will Faulkner, Gabe Fortier, Layne Gribbins, Jacob Hinton, Harper Hynes, Hailey Kelly, Tristen Locke, Kayla Maupin, Makenna Montgomery, Connor Nicholas, Samantha Perkins, Makayla Phillips, Isaiah Pruitt, Abigail Riggs, Jake Skaggs, Brenna Southwood, Macy Stillwell, Haley Thompson, Mason Thompson, Biven Turner, Zoe VanRiper, Layla Vertrees, Madison WIlmoth

    A/B

  • Honor Roll - Hodgenville Elementary - Third Quarter 2014

    Hodgenville Elementary School Fifth grade

    All A’s

    Connor Baker, Tripp Chapman, Emma Jean Grimes, Olivia Hazelwood, Kayla Highbaugh, Thomas Hoppes, Rebekah Keith, Graham Kinzel, Brianna McCauley-Posey, Evan McCreery, Deon Richardson, Skyler Rutledge, Preston Self, Campbell Sims, Isabella Thurman, Tanner Williams

    A/B

  • Students honored by McKendree

    Local students were among those recognized by McKendree University on April 13 at an honor society induction ceremony for students at its Louisville and Radcliff campuses:

    Lauren Ford, of Magnolia, a senior studying nursing, was inducted into Phi Kappa Phi academic honor society and the Nursing Honor Society.

    Joseph Vertrees, of Upton, a junior studying management, was inducted into Sigma Beta Delta business student honor society.

    Teresa Perkins, of New Haven, a senior studying nursing, was inducted into the Nursing Honor Society.

  • Superintendent suspended for 30 days

    The LaRue County School Board voted Monday to suspend Superintendent Sam Sanders for 30 days without pay.

    The board met in closed session for two hours to discuss Sanders' status.

    Sanders was charged with DUI in March. Police said he was driving a vehicle owned by the school district at the time of his arrest.

    He has pleaded not guilty and his case is progressing through the court system.

    The board will also be looking at Sanders' contract which expires in July.

  • Skyler Hornback competes in Geographic Bee

     Skyler Hornback, LaRue County Middle School Geographic Bee winner, competed in the 2014 Kentucky State Geographic Bee on April 4. The State Bee, sponsored by Google and Plum Creek, was held at Western Kentucky University. This was the second level of the National Geographic Bee competition, which is now in its 26th year.  

    LCMS Academic Coach Doris Jean Holleran said this is the second year LCMS has participated. Bridget Southwood represented LCMS in the State Bee in 2013.