Education briefs: 7-18-12

-A A +A
By The Staff

Warford graduates from law school
Amanda Lee Warford of Lawrenceburg graduated summa cum laude, salutatorian and juris doctor from the University of Louisville’s Brandeis School of Law on May 12.
Warford is a published member and senior articles editor of the University of Louisville Law Review, Volume 50. Throughout her time in law school, she has been a participant in the street law partnership with Central High School, a research assistant for Professor Judith Fischer and a member of many student organizations.
Her legal experience includes working as a legal intern for Thomas M. Hones, a Lawrenceburg attorney, and as a law clerk for Bishop and Associates, P.S.C. She has also worked as a summer associate for Wyatt, Tarrant and Combs, LLP. After graduation, Warford will be clerking for Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr. in Owensboro, Ky. She will then return to Louisville, where she has accepted a position with Wyatt, Tarrant and Combs, LLP.
She is a daughter of Mark and Leann Warford.


Student receives English honor from Achievement Academy
Dillon Bruce Harper of Lawrenceburg was recognized as a student of excellence in English by the United States Achievement Academy.
Harper attends the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg, and was nominated for his award by teacher Beverly McElwain. He will appear in the United States Achievement Academy’s official yearbook.
According to a press release, “The Academy recognizes students upon the exclusive recommendation of teachers, coaches, counselors  and other qualified sponsors and upon the standards for selection set forth by the academy.”
Harper is the son of Jill Shifflett of Harrodsburg and Jeff Harper of Lawrenceburg. His grandparents are Judy Beasley of Lawrenceburg and Connie Shifflett of Salvisa, and Bruce and Sandy Harper of Harrodsburg. 

Student named
All-American Scholar
Simon Yount of Lawrenceburg has been named an All-American Scholar, according to a press release from the United States Achievement Academy.
The USAA has established the All-American Scholar At-Large Award program to offer recognition to superior students who excel in the academic disciplines. The All-American Scholars must earn a 3.3 or higher GPA.
Yount, who previously attended Anderson County Middle School, was nominated for this honor by the USAA. Yount will appear in the All-American Scholar At-Large yearbook.
Yount is the son of Jamie and Dana Yount of Lawrenceburg. Grandparents are Otto and the late Margaret Goff of Frankfort, and the late Walter Yount of Frankfort.