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Education

  • Healthfair/Readifest on Aug. 6

    The Family Resource and Youth Service Centers is sponsoring the Healthfair / Readifest on Aug. 6 at the Spencer County High School from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.  
    FREE school supplies for students, health screenings, fitness demonstrations and information for all ages!  
    For details, contact the FRC at 477-3202 or the Extension Office at 477-2217.

     

  • The Far Middle: July 20
  • Carroll, Nichols graduate from Indiana Wesleyan

    Two Spencer County students were among the 2,200 who received degrees during graduation ceremonies April 30 at Indiana Wesleyan University’s main campus in Marion.
    Graduating were Taylorsville’s Mary Carroll and James Nichols. Carroll graduated with a bachelor of science degree in nursing and Nichols graduated with a master of business administration in applied management.

  • Students participate in youth symposium

    Vonda Martin and Eleschia Murphy with the Spencer County Youth Service Center took seven high school students to the Youth Leadership Symposium in Frankfort on June 27 and 28.  

  • Getting ahead of the game

    Virtual learning can mean an early graduation for high schoolers and may ultimately teach them more than the traditional classroom experience can, said Robyn Baxter, assistant principal at Spencer County High School and coordinator of the summer school program there.

  • The Far Middle: July 13
  • CARTOON: The Far Middle
  • Two Spencer students make Center dean's list

    Two local students were named to the winter/spring dean’s list at Centre College, an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average.

    Whitney Brown is the daughter of Arnold and Melissa Brown of Taylorsville and is a graduate of Spencer County High School.
    Amber Martin is the daughter of Kyle and Catherine Martin of Taylorsville and is a graduate of Spencer County High School.

  • Four graduate from McKendree

    Graduates of McKendree University’s Louisville and Radcliff campuses received their diplomas at commencement exercises June 11 at the Highview Baptist Church East Campus.

    The class of 2011 undergraduates were the first McKendree “University” freshmen when the 183-year-old institution changed its name from McKendree “College” in 2007.

    Sixty-eight of the 103 members of the class of 2011 from both Kentucky campuses participated in the ceremony.

    Taylorsville graduates are:

  • Four local students make UK dean's list

    The following Spencer County students were named to the dean’s list at the University of Kentucky for the spring 2011 semester:
    Taylor Ann Carden, pre-journalism freshman; Sarah Elizabeth Jones, communications junior; Alex Eugenia Poole, undergraduate studies freshman; Christopher Joseph Shouse, history junior; and Chelsea Elizabeth Sleep, psychology junior.

    UK Public Relations provided the students’ names, majors and classes.