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Education

  • Bethlehem High School Honor Roll

    The following Bethlehem High School students from LaRue County have been named to the Honor Roll for the second semester of the 2011-12 academic year.

    Bethlehem is located in Bardstown.

    All A

    Freshman: Cole Plouvier

    Senior: Skyler Frye

     

    A-B 

    Sophomore: Jesse Plouvier

  • Seventh graders honored by TIP program

    Two LaRue County seventh graders, along with about 400 students from around the state, were honored at Western Kentucky University for their college-ready ACT or SAT scores; their seventh-grade standing in school; and the incredible potential that combination creates.

  • LaRue County Schools personnel changes

     The LaRue County School Board heard the following personnel recommendations May 21:

  • Upton student earns scholarship

     Ariel Waldeck of Upton has been selected as a 2012 scholarship recipient by Dairy Farmers of America, Inc., a national milk marketing cooperative.

    Waldeck is a sophomore at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, majoring in agricultural communications with a minor in history. After graduation, Waldeck plans to pursue a job in communications or public relations to help give dairy farmers a voice.

  • COLUMN: Summer reading programs abound

    Reading programs at LaRue County’s two elementary schools and LaRue County Public Library should provide students with bookshelves full of fun as well as learning this summer.

    Co-sponsored by their family resource centers, Abraham Lincoln and Hodgenville elementaries’ program begins July 9 at ALES and continues there July 18, 23, and Aug. 1. Each session runs from 10:30 a.m. until noon.

  • Students receive degrees in social work from Campbellsville University

     Dr. Darlene Eastridge, dean, welcomed graduates and their families to Campbellsville University's Carver School of Social Work and Counseling pinning ceremony May 4 in the Gheens Recital Hall inside Gosser Fine Arts Center.

    Jordan Atwell, Buffalo, received the bachelor of science social work degree.

    Brandon Sehein, Upton, received the master of social work degree.

    Kristen Cecil, New Haven, and Melissa Fincher, Hodgenville, received the master of science counseling degree.

  • Governor's Scholars Program loves LaRue County students

     Each year across Kentucky hundreds of high school students between their junior and senior years apply to attend the prestigious Governor's Scholars Program (GSP) that includes five weeks of college level classwork at selected Kentucky colleges and universities.

    To say that LaRue County High School has been well represented in GSP is an understatement for, since 2005, 100 percent of its applicants have been accepted into the program.

  • Rock, Hines graduate from Indiana Wesleyan

     Two students from LaRue County were among the 2,000 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies April 28 at Indiana Wesleyan University.

    Graduating were Karen Hines of Magnolia and Melissa Rock of Hodgenville, both receiving bachelor’s degrees in nursing.

  • Students honored by Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University has announced the academic honors' list for the spring 2012 semester.
    The academic honors' list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours.
    The following students have been named to Campbellsville University's Dean's Honors List:

  • ON EDUCATING LARUE: Kids Crew gears up for summer

     Since the first of the year, Kids Crew Director Denise Rose has been putting together ideas for her summer program.

    “I talked with the teachers and got ideas of what types of lessons they will be planning before scheduling,” said Rose. “We want the children to have a fun, educational, but safe time while attending Kids Crew.”

    The facility, open year-round, is located in the LaRue County Board of Education building (the former Hodgenville Elementary School) off College Street.