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Education

  • 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
  • Students participate in all-district band
  • Hall graduates from Butler

    Jordan Hall of Taylorsville was among 717 graduates to receive diplomas from Butler University during Spring 2013 Commencement on May 11, earning a degree in history and political science.
    Best-selling author John Green addressed the graduates, telling them that their “hero’s journey” would be one of moving “from strength to weakness.” Butler conferred honorary degrees on Green and on veteran Indianapolis educator Martha Mitchell during the ceremony.

  • Hume earns his Master of Arts in Education

    On Saturday, May 4, University of the Cumberlands announced that Duane Hume of Taylorsville graduated during its annual commencement ceremony with a Master of Arts in Education degree in Instructional Leadership Principal All G.
    The University conferred 536 total degrees during the commencement ceremony making it the largest graduating class in UC’s history.  There were 166 Baccalaureate degrees, 357 Master’s degrees, and 13 Doctorate degrees.

  • Two Taylorsville residents graduate from Centre College

    Centre College’s 190th Commencement on May 19 saw the largest graduating class in the college’s history. Martha Raddatz, ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent and moderator of the 2012 Vice Presidential Debate, was this year’s featured commencement speaker. She received an honorary doctor of humane letters from Centre during the ceremony.
    Two Taylorsville residents were part of the graduation class.