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Education

  • Hannah Conner selected for Governor's Scholars Program

     Hannah Conner, a student at Warren East High School, has been selected for the prestigious Governor’s Scholars Program.

    She is among 13 juniors from the four high schools in the Warren County school system to participate in the five-week summer residential program on a college campus in Kentucky. Students are selected based on academics, extracurricular activities and community involvement.

  • Jamie Price awarded Cantrell-Lorey Scholarship

     Jamie Price, a LaRue County High School senior, has been awarded the Cantrell-Lorey Scholarship. 

    She is FFA president, a member of the Homecoming Court and a Kentucky Student Ambassador.

    She plans to attend Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and hopes to become a loan officer.

    She is the daughter of Mark and Lisa Price of Sonora.

    The scholarship is funded by Emma Cantrell and her husband, Class of 1958.

  • Mullins interviewed for KET program

    Rita Muratalla, KASA president elect and principal of Zoneton Middle School in Bullitt County, and Paul Mullins, KASA vice president and principal of LaRue County High School were recently interviewed for a special program airing on KET during education month. Both administrators represented KASA during the KET interview about valuing teachers in Kentucky schools.

  • School personnel changes

    The LaRue County Board of Education heard the following personnel changes at Monday’s meeting.

    Accepted recommendation of employment of:
    • Donald Pack as part-time custodian at LaRue County Middle School
    • Tiffany Lewis as volleyball coach at LCMS
    • Robert Keith Cruse as substitute custodian at the LaRue County School District
    • Andreana Peeler as instructional monitor at Kid’s Crew

    Accepted the resignation of:

  • Engle wins gold medal in SkillsUSA

     Twelve Elizabethtown Community and Technical College students won gold medals at the SkillsUSA State Championships in Louisville in April. They will represent the college and the Commonwealth of Kentucky at the National SkillsUSA Championship in late June in Kansas City, Mo. In addition, eight students won silver medals and two won bronze.

  • LaRue County Schools awarded VISTA associate

     Christopher Wilborn, Executive Director of United Way of Central Kentucky, has announced that the organization has secured a grant to bring six AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America) Summer Associates to local nonprofits for a 10-week term of service. One of these full-time positions will involve work in LaRue County through an ongoing partnership with LaRue County Schools.

  • Karen Downs selected as ALES principal

    After six years as a Shelby County elementary school principal, LaRue County native Karen Downs is returning as principal at Abraham Lincoln Elementary School.
    Downs, whose parents Woodrow and Kathleen Chelf reside in Magnolia, is a 1979 LaRue County High School graduate. She fills a vacancy left by former ALES principal Amber Thurman who died in a car crash Jan. 7.

  • LCHS rocket club flying to national competition

     LaRue County High School has a long history of outstanding sports and academic teams.

  • Local students honored by Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University’s annual Honors and Awards Day presented students, faculty and staff awards recognizing them for their academics and service to the university and community.
    Trask Anthony Murphy of Summersville was a co-valedictorian.
    Academic Awards were given to Terry Lee Caven of Magnolia – Mathematics; Rebekah Rose Bess Murphy of Summersville – Education, P-5; Trask Anthony Murphy of Summersville – Pastoral Ministries; and Caleb Thomas Phelps of Hodgenville – Worship Arts.

  • Camp Invention returning to Hodgenville this summer

    Invent Now, Inc. is pleased to announce that its nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program is returning to Hodgenville this summer. Camp Invention is a weeklong summer day program for students entering grades one through six. The program engages children to discover their own innate creativity and inventiveness through hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) content.