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Education

  • 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.

  • Three earn academic honors at CU

    Campbellsville University Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Frank Cheatham recently announced the academic honors list for the spring 2013 semester.
    Jonathan Craig Edwards, a senior, of Mount Eden, was named to the president’s academic honors list.
    Jessica Elise Carver, a sophomore, and Courtney Danielle Cox, a sophomore, both of Taylorsville, were named to the dean’s academic honors list.

  • PHOTOS: Kindergarten class takes walking trip around town

    DeVona Hickerson’s kindergarten class took a community walking trip before the end of the school year. The class visited the Taylorsville Fire Department, the Taylorsville Police Department, the Tea Cup and the Spencer County Public Library. ‘We noticed other important businesses and government agencies in town while walking,’ Hickerson said. ‘We had a great trip. I want to thank each entity for taking time to share with TES students how important your jobs are in the community.’

  • Seventh grade band students participate in Solo and Ensemble competition