Education briefs: 2-22-12

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By The Staff

Dragoo earns scholarship
Bluegrass Community and Technical College in Lexington has awarded a scholarship to an Anderson County student.
Jacqueline Dragoo of Lawrenceburg has received the presidential scholarship, which provides for full tuition, books and fees and is awarded to students who have outstanding academic performance.

Student receives degree from Berea College
Megan Renee McCarty of Lawrenceburg received a bachelor of arts in education studies from Berea College on Dec. 22, 2011. Berea College is a non-denominational, comprehensive college that offers bachelor’s degrees in 32 majors, including arts and sciences and select professional programs.

Goodlett named to Dean’s List
Daniel Carlisle Goodlett, a sophomore from Lawrenceburg, has been named to Campbellsville University’s dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester.
The academic honors’ list recognizes students who achieve a grade point average of 3.50 or above for the semester with a course load of at least 12 hours.

Students compete
in Governor’s Cup
On Feb. 25 students from Emma B. Ward, Mercer Intermediate, Robert B. Turner and Saffell Elementary schools will gather to take part in the 75th District Governor’s Cup Competition, an academic event sponsored by the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition.
The competition will take place at Emma B. Ward Elementary from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Events beginning at 11 a.m. are open to the public. District winners will advance to the Governor’s Cup Regional competition to be held at Rosenwald Dunbar Elementary in Nicholasville on March 17.
Student named to
Harding University Dean’s List
Freshman Ashlyn Paden of Lawrenceburg is among nearly 1,200 Harding University students included on the dean’s list for grades achieved during the fall 2011 semester.
To be eligible, a student must be carrying 12 or more hours with a 3.65 or higher grade point average and no incompletes.