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Education

  • Shelburne completes PEPP

    Leah Shelburne, Spencer County High School senior, was one of the 43 Kentucky high school students from 24 counties across the region that recently completed the annual Professional Education Preparation Program (PEPP) at the University of Pikeville’s Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine. This two-week residential program provides high school students with an opportunity to learn about the medical profession.

  • Stout named to provost’s list at Lipscomb

    Taylorsville student Megan Stout was recently named to the provost’s list at Lipscomb University.
    To be named to the provost’s list, students must make perfect grades for the semester while taking at least 12 credit hours.
     

  • Outstanding in his field: Chapter 1

    “Dogwood, what have you done?” Dad asked as he cleaned green beans off the ceiling fan while Mom wiped mashed potatoes out of my sister Chloe’s hair. “I’m sorry, Dad,” I said after swallowing some baked chicken, “but when Chloe said ‘food fight,’ I had to throw something.”

  • Brown named to dean’s list at Georgia Tech

    Sarah Brown of Taylorsville made the dean’s list for spring semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester.

  • Teacher has a giving heart, helping hand

    By Ed Curry | Special to The Spencer Magnet
    Spencer County High School has been out for summer break, but for one teacher, Amanda Bruce, who teaches children with moderate to severe disabilities, it’s a year-round job.

  • Griebenow graduates, heads to Ohio State

    Zachary Hayes Griebenow graduated from his homeschool program June 15, 2013. The ceremony was held at his home on Bluegrass Acres Road with family and friends present to celebrate.
    He will attend Ohio State University in Columbus this fall as a Buckeye Scholar. He also was awarded the provost scholarship and college and department scholarships. He plans to study entomology.

  • High school to host open house

    The Spencer County High School Open House/Back-to-School night is scheduled for July 30 from 6-8 p.m. The freshman and juniors will meet from 6-7 p.m. and the sophomores and seniors will meet from 7-8 p.m.
    Students and parents will be able to pick up class schedules and pay school fees, tour the building and meet teachers.

  • Four local students named to EKU President’s list

    Four local students were named to the president’s list at Eastern Kentucky University for the spring 2013 semester.
    Those students are:
    Marissa Wente of Fisherville, a senior communication disorders major
    Christopher Zoeller of Fisherville, a freshman aviation major
    Ryan Conard of Taylorsville, a junior biology pre-medical science major
    Merritt Oder of Taylorsville, a sophomore aviation major

  • Hodgson earns EKU dean’s award

    Caleb David Hodgson of Fisherville was recently announced as one of 338 dean’s award recipients for the spring 2013 semester at Eastern Kentucky University.
    Hodgson is a junior criminal justice major.
    To earn the dean’s award, students must achieve dean’s list honors at EKU for three semesters, not necessarily consecutive. A lapel pin is presented to students by the dean of their academic college.

  • Clayton graduates from EKU

    Taylor Corinne Clayton of Taylorsville recently graduate from Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science in biology, pre-medical science.
    Clayton joined 1,708 graduates at commencement ceremonies May 11.
    The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies May 11. The keynote speakers that day were U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, former University of Kentucky President Dr. Charles Wethington and author/educator Silas House.