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Education

  • 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.

  • Spencer County Schools summer program transportation schedule

    Below is the transportation schedule for the Spencer County Schools’ summer enrichment program, as provided by Transportation Director Jack Senior. The program runs from June 18 to July 19. Please allow 10 minutes before and after the scheduled time for pickup and dropoff, Senior said.

    Route    Stop    Pickup    Dropoff
    A-1    Crooked Creek/248 Turn around    8:15 a.m.    3:33 p.m.

  • Bleemel leaves mural as mark on SCHS

    When Spencer County High School teacher Rachel Dunaway asked then-senior Brandi Bleemel to paint a few scenes on some ceiling tiles in her classroom, she knew Bleemel was talented. But how much talent Bleemel possessed surprised even her teacher.

  • Students earn honors, degrees at EKU

    Conard named to dean’s list at EKU
    Ryan Steven Conard of Taylorsville, a sophomore studying biology/pre-medical science, was named to the dean’s list at Eastern Kentucky University for the spring 2012 semester.
    To achieve dean’s list honors at Eastern, students attempting 14 or more credit hours must earn a 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0. Students attempting 13 credit hours must earn a 3.65 GPA, and students attempting 12 credit hours must earn a 3.75 GPA.

  • Smith graduates from McKendree

    Graduates of McKendree University’s Louisville and Radcliff campuses received their diplomas at commencement exercises on June 9 at the Highview Baptist Church East Campus.
    Heather N. Smith, of Taylorsville, earned a Bachelor of Science of Nursing.

  • Two earn honors at Campbellsville University

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

  • Four earn scholarships from EKU

    Several local students are among those recently accepting merit-based scholarships to attend Eastern Kentucky University.
    Recipients of those scholarships include:
    · Claire Johnson, Taylorsville, Spencer County High School, Dr. Rodney Gross Minority Scholarship
    · Rachel Keys, Taylorsville, Spencer County High School, Presidential Scholarship
    · Amanda Kute, Taylorsville, Bullitt East High School, Presidential Scholarship
    · Corey Williams, Taylorsville, transfer student, Maroon Scholarship

  • PHOTO: SCHS says goodbye to Pablo