What is more enjoyable than spending a Saturday at the park with your family? Walking through the woods and enjoying the warm spring air seems like the perfect way to spend a weekend. Add in pulling invasive weeds and it describes a recent weekend I spent with my daughter.
Andrew Temple was selected as the April Student of the Month at Spencer County High School. He was nominated by his Spanish teacher, Whitney Reno, for his outstanding improvements over the course of the last semester.
Timothy R. Amyx of Taylorsville received a Bachelor of Science degree from Mid-Continent University.
The university hosted its graduation ceremony on Saturday.
Mid-Continent University is a private, non-profit, Southern Baptist affiliated organization. MCU is regionally accredited and headquartered in Mayfield.
Brevard College in Brevard, N.C., recently named Michael Jonsson of Taylorsville to the honor roll for the spring semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.
To be eligible for the honor roll, students must be enrolled full-time and earn a grade point average of 3.0 to 3.49 during the semester.
Two Taylorsville residents and one from Mount Eden graduated earlier this month from Campbellsville University.
Jarrad Lewis Mattingly of Taylorsville received a Bachelor of Science in worship arts.
Kayla Nicole Hood of Taylorsville received a bachelor of social work degree.
Jonathan Craig Edwards of Mount Eden received a Bachelor of Science in health education and physical education/primary-12.
Local families are needed to host Japanese exchange students, ages 12 to 15, for four weeks this summer as part of an exchange program sponsored by Kentucky 4-H. The Japanese youth will stay with their American host families from mid-July to mid-August. To find more information about the program or request an information packet, visit the website at: http://www.kentucky4h.org/InternationalExchange.