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Education

  • Hardin hired as professor

    Larry Ray Hardin, who recently retired from the Department of Justice, has been hired as an adjunct professor at the University of Phoenix, National University of Phoenix and National University to teach criminal justice.

    Hardin has also opened his own private investigation business in California.
    He is the son of Ray and Elizabeth J. Hardin of Bardstown and the grandson of the late Edward and Mattie Johnson of Nelson County and Ray Sr. and Sarah E. Hardin of Spencer County. Hardin has many friends and relatives in Spencer and Nelson counties.

  • Stout named to provost’s list

    Taylorsville student Megan Stout was named to the provost’s list at Lipscomb University for the 2012 spring semester.
    This honor means that Stout, an Academy of Our Lady of Mercy graduate and biology major, made perfect grades for the semester.

  • Vierling named to UK dean’s list

    David E. Vierling, of Louisville, was recently named to the dean’s list at the University of Kentucky’s College of Engineering.
    He is a son of Vanessa Whitaker of Taylorsville and David A. Vierling of Louisville.
    A 2009 graduate of Trinity High School, he is a junior at UK.

  • Students named to dean’s list at OCTC

    The following students were named to the dean’s list at Owensboro Community and Technical College for the spring 2012 semester:
    Cynthia G. Cameron
    Chelsea Janes
    Sadie Ann Masterson
    Nicole Breanne Rogier
    Adam David Werkmeister-Meeker
    Michele Rene Winstead

  • ECTC announces dean’s, president’s lists

    Elizabethtown Community and Technical College recently announced the names of students who made the dean’s list and the president’s honor list for the spring 2012 semester. The president’s honor list is awarded to full-time and part-time students who are eligible based on the following criteria:
    Full-time degree-seeking students earning a 4.0 grade point average and successfully completing at least 12 hours of course work for the academic term, excluding developmental courses, are included in the full-time student president’s honor list.

  • Two earn honors at Campbellsville University

    Campbellsville University Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Frank Cheatham recently announced the academic honors list for the spring 2012 semester.

  • PHOTO: Beaverson to attend EKU

    Hannah Beaverson, right, from Spencer County High School, attended a recent summer orientation session for incoming freshmen at Eastern Kentucky University. Beaverson plans to major in occupational science. Eastern expects to welcome approximately 2,700 freshmen to campus this fall. Fall semester classes begin Monday, Aug. 20.

  • Hume, Greenwell earn Farm Bureau scholarships

    Emily Hume and Tyler Greenwell, both seniors in Spencer County, are the 2012 recipients of college scholarships from Farm Bureau. Hume and Greenwell each received $1,000 Spencer County Farm Bureau Scholarships.
    These awards are two of the 234 college scholarships worth a total of $302,450 that the Spencer County Farm Bureau, Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation and numerous other individual county Farm Bureaus awarded this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.

  • Spencer County High announces three students chosen for Governor’s Scholars’ program

    Spencer County High School has announced the names of three students who have been selected to participate in Governor’s Scholars’ summer program for 2012.
    The selected students are Shelby Hall, daughter of Danan and Cheryl Hall;  Bryce Martin, son of Dwight and Carla  Martin; Joshua Spencer, son of  Ivan and Mary Spencer.
    Two students have been chosen as alternates and they are Emily Browning, daughter of William and Mary Browning, and Grace Coy, daughter of Michael and Bonnie Coy.

  • Beard, Bryan to attend Governor’s School for the Arts

    This summer, The Kentucky Center will host over 200 eager young artists from every region of the commonwealth, as The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts  takes place at Lexington’s Transylvania University from June 17 to July 7.