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Education

  • Britton earns academic honors

    Kathryn Britton of Taylorsville has been named to the Spring 2013 Academic Achievement Award list at Central Methodist University, according to Dr. Rita Gulstad, vice president and dean of the University.
    Britton achieved a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the semester as a full-time student at CMU. Academic Achievement Award students at CMU also must possess at least a 3.50 cumulative GPA at the University.

  • Hall graduates as valedictorian of Whitefield Academy

    Logan Walker Hall graduated from Whitefield Academy on May 24. He graduated with a 4.0 grade point average and was the class valedictorian. Logan was a member of the Whitefield baseball team and was the recipient of the 2013 Male Scholar Athlete Award. In addition, he received the James E. Casey Scholarship Award. He has decided to pursue a degree in computer engineering in the fall. Logan is a lifelong resident of Spencer County and the son of Darrell and Barbara Hall and the grandson of G.W. and the late Corinne Washburn and Mary Lou and the late Eugene Hall of Taylorsville.

  • Jordan Hall earns two BAs from Butler

  • Courtney Hall earns law degree from Marquette

    Courtney Drew Hall graduated summa cum laude from Marquette University Law School on May 18. While attending Marquette, she served as the Editor in Chief of the Marquette Sports Law Review and finished third in her class of 236. Courtney received a Certificate in Sports Law from the National Sports Law Institute and received the Martin J. Greenburg Award for Excellence in the Study of Sports Law. Courtney had articles published in two separate sports law publications. She has accepted an associate position with the law firm of Stoll Keenon Ogden in Louisville beginning in the fall.

  • PHOTOS: Middle school musicians

    Several Spencer County Middle School musical groups recently competed out of state at amusement parks in Ohio. The SCMS band and chorus received first place in their respective classifications and also took overall top ensemble. Sixth-graders traveled to King’s Island and seventh- and eighth-graders competed at Cedar Point.

  • PHOTOS: Rockin’ out at Disney

    The Spencer County High School chorus competed in the national ‘Festival Disney’ in March in Florida. The chorus brought home two superior ratings and was awarded ‘Best in Class’ for all of the choirs in its classification.

     

  • Transportation schedule for summer academy

    The Spencer County Board of Education recently announced the transportation schedule for the summer academy, which runs June 17 through July 12. The schedule is as follows:

    Route No.    Stop                           Pickup           Drop off
    1    Crooked Crk/248 Turn Around    8:15 a.m.    3:35 p.m.

  • PHOTO: Summer reading kickoff

    Local children enjoy the kickoff program for the Spencer County Public Library’s summer reading program last Tuesday.

  • PHOTO: Bennett selected for WKU honors band

    Madolyn Bennett qualified for the WKU 32nd Annual Festival of Band Music. She was chosen to perform in the Honors Band under the direction of Col. Larry H. Lang, commander, the United States Air Force Band. The Festival was held at the WKU campus in January. Maddie has since been invited to return to WKU for the Flute Society of Kentucky Festival in January 2014.

  • Moorman named to UC dean’s list

    In recognition of their academic performance, the Office of the Vice-President for Academic Affairs has announced the students that have been named to the University of the Cumberlands dean’s list for the 2013 spring semester.
    The spring 2013 honoree from Taylorsville is Marissa Moorman.
    To be eligible students must have achieved a grade of “A” in convocation while maintaining a minimum cumulative scholastic standing of 3.5.