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Education

  • Students selected as Governor’s Scholars

    Anderson County High School students Lauren Paige Lawless and John Travis Wickizer and Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg students Forrest Lee Bowman and Courtney Shaylyn Burton were selected as 2012 Governor’s Scholars.
    A statewide selection program chose the 1,073 participants from nominations submitted from each Kentucky school district, according to the press release. Criteria included academic records and test scores, teacher recommendations, extracurricular activities and essays.

  • ACE offers enrollment for upcoming school year

    The Anderson County Adult Learning Center, located at 219 E. Woodford St., is now enrolling adult education students for the new school year, the organization announced.
    Orientation for new students began July 19. Students will now be enrolled into managed classrooms and placed in classrooms based on their skill levels.
    One-on-one tutoring will be available to students during scheduled lab times. Students will have access to an online study program. Returning students will be placed according to their current levels in math and language.

  • District lays out times, rules for opening of schools

    Anderson County school are scheduled to open for the 2012-13 school year Aug. 15.
    Following are hours of operation and general guidelines provided by the school district.

    Hours of operation for each school
    ECC
    8:05-2:40—Instructional Day for Kindergarten
    Doors open for car riders—7:30 a.m.
    AM Pre-school dismisses at 11:05 a.m.
    PM Pre-school begins at 11:35 a.m.
    Buses begin dismissing at 2:40 p.m.
    Kindergarten car riders dismiss at 2:50 p.m.
    Pre-school car riders dismiss at 3 p.m.

  • Gray named to honors list

    Lynzie Nicole Gray of Harrodsburg was recently named to Campbellsville University’s President’s Honors list for the spring 2012 semester.
    Students who achieve a GPA of 4.0 are named to the list. One hundred and eighty-eight students achieved the honor.
    Gray, a 2010 Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg graduate, is a junior education major. She is also a resident assistant at the university and plans to attend graduate school.

  • High school to hold freshman orientation

    Anderson County High School will host its annual freshman orientation, Transitional Insights for Pre-secondary Students, on Aug. 9 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
    TIPS registration will begin at 6 p.m.  

  • Education briefs: 7-18-12

    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.

  • Family Fun Fest to be held tonight

    The Anderson County school district will host its 11th Family Fun Fest on July 26 from 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson County Middle school.
    According to a press release from the school, the district plans to donate 800 backpacks again this year, filled with school supplies.
    If interested in donating school supplies, reserving a space for a business or making monetary donations toward Family Fun Fest, contact Beckey Johnson at beckey.johnson@anderson.kyschools.us.

  • Academy bikes for St. Jude
  • Student receives Kohl’s Cares recognition

    Braden Peyton of Lawrenceburg was named as a recipient of the Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program.  
    According to a press release from the department store chain, Kohl’s will recognize more than 2,200 young volunteers nationwide who have made a positive impact in their communities through volunteerism. Thirty-two youth from Kentucky will each receive a $50 gift card and recognition certificate from Kohl’s to honor their community service efforts. In 2012, Kohl’s celebrates its 12th year of rewarding remarkable young volunteers.

  • Anderson County Adult Education Center welcomes new directors

    The Anderson County Adult Education Center has recently named a new adult education director and a full-time community education director, according to a press release from the center.
    Jerry Shaw, a long-time GED instructor in Anderson County, has been named the new director of adult education. Shaw began volunteering at the center in 2002 and he has worked both part-time and full-time at the center since then. Shaw replaces former director Darlene Urban, who retired in April.