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Education

  • Education council awards presented

    The LaRue County Literacy Adult Community Education Council honored several local volunteers for their community service in a ceremony on June 6 at the LaRue County Cooperative Extension Service office in Hodgenville.

    The Judy Cox Spirit Award was presented to Hodgenville First Baptist Church for demonstrating enthusiasm and a desire to make the local community a better place through service.   

  • EKU Award Recipients

    Dean’s List

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced 391 Dean’s Award recipients for the Spring 2018 semester and seven of them are from LaRue County.

    Award recipients for the Dean’s list include:

    Jesse-Tate Colton Pickerell of Hodgenville

    Stephen Cole Plouvier of Hodgenville

    Clarissa Rose Baker of Mount Sherman

    Callie J. Belden of Magnolia

    Joshua Daniel Adams of Hodgenville

    Zoie Claire Webb of Buffalo

    Nicholas Alexander LaFollette of Hodgenville

  • Meredith receives National FFA Scholarship

    Myah Meredith of Hodgenville was recently awarded a $2,500 Mahindra USA Women in Ag scholarship from the National FFA Organization. The scholarship is sponsored by Mahindra USA Women in Ag. Meredith is a 2018 graduate of LaRue County High School and she plans to use the scholarship to pursue a degree at Eastern Kentucky University.

    The Scholarship is one of 1,829 awarded through the National FFA Organization’s scholarship program this year. Currently, 114 sponsors contribute more than $2.5 million to support scholarships for students.

  • LaRue County 4-H News

    The 4-H horticulture, vegetable and crop exhibits will be taken on Monday, August 6 at the Extension Office.  Entries will be taken from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Judging will take place that afternoon and exhibits will be on display beginning at 3 p.m.  Class winning entries will qualify to be exhibited in Cloverville at the Kentucky State Fair later in August. 

    The other 4-H exhibits such as arts, photography and foods were taken during the LaRue County Fair in early June.  Those class winners will also be advancing to the Kentucky State Fair.

  • Personnel Changes - July 2018

    The LaRue County Board of Education reviewed several personnel changes at their July 2018 meeting

    Accepted the Recommendation of Employment of:

    Bryan Cyr as Vocal Music Teacher at LaRue County High and Middle Schools

    Nikki Coates as Cheer coach at LCMS

    Jorge Venegas as Robotics Sponsor at LCHS

    Elizabeth Lockett as Junior Class Sponsor at LCHS

    Tony Hatmaker as a Summer School Teacher for LCS

    Stephanie Burba as Biology Teacher at LCHS

    Amanda Hayes as Exceptional Education Teacher at LCMS

  • Skaggs attends Young Leaders Academy

    What should be the roles of state and federal government? Should the U.S. Constitution’s creators have given more power to states and less to the federal government? What did the federalists and anti-federalists have to say about this as the founding fathers framed this nation’s constitution?

    These are some of the topics LaRue County High School rising senior Malerie Skaggs discussed with peers at the Young Leaders Academy held at University of Louisville’s McConnell Center June 27-30.

  • FYS Run Camp
  • WHAS Crusade awards LCS with $10,000

    Agencies, hospitals and schools across Kentuckiana, including LaRue County, that serve children with special needs are getting some great news from the WHAS Crusade for Children this week.

    The LaRue County Public School system has been granted $10,000 from the WHAS Crusade for Children.

  • The (BUS)yness of Summer

    While summer for students means a break from regular school sessions, it becomes one of the busiest times for LaRue County Schools’ maintenance and mechanic staff.

     “We’re knocking stuff out in the schools—a new cafeteria floor going in at the middle school, painting hallways and stairwells at the high school, plus carpet being installed in the high school auditorium,” said Phil Fulkerson, the district’s transportation and maintenance director.

  • Bryan attends prestigious summer institute in D.C.

    Kendrick Bryan, a Social Studies teacher at LaRue County High School, is attending Georgetown University for the four-week James Madison summer institute.

    Bryan was awarded the 2017 James Madison Fellowship for Kentucky. As part of the program, he was awarded $24,000 to study constitutional history. He is also a graduate student at Western Kentucky University.