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Education

  • Academy students named Governor’s Scholars

    Courtney Shaylyn Burton, Logan Adams Lynn II and Forrest Lee Bowman of the Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg, were recently selected for the Kentucky Governor’s Scholar Program.
    The students completde an application process similar to that for admission to colleges or universities, and they were evaluated based on ACT, PSAT or SAT test scores, grade point average, and difficulty of their class load.  

  • FFA hosts greenhouse sale

    Anderson County High School’s FFA will be hosting a grand opening of its chapter greenhouse on April 28 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the high school.
    The group will also be providing a large amount of BBQ grilled food at the event.
    According to adviser Brandon Fawbush, “The greenhouse sales are always very important to us in both serving the community and the community serving us with their purchases.”

  • BCTC offers summer enrollment

    Bluegrass Community and Technical College is now opening enrollment for its Summer I classes. Deadline to enroll is April 20, with classes beginning May 8.
    The deadline to apply for Summer II classes at BCTC is June 5. The first day of Summer II classes begin June 21.  
    BCTC summer class schedules are also available online at http://bluegrass.kctcs.edu/en/registrar/schedule_of_classes.aspx
    To set up an advising appointment to register for Summer I or Summer II classes at BCTC’s Lawrenceburg campus, call 502-839-8488 at extension 56804.  

  • Students re-enact Easter story
  • Christian Academy releases honor roll

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg recently released its third quarter Honor Rolls. Students include:

    A and B Honor Roll

    Third Grade
    Melody Dezarn
    Jacob Gaines
    Aislinn Gay
    Phillip Maxfield
    Hudson Pittman

    Fourth Grade
    Camdon Henson
    Taylor Nevins

    Fifth Grade
    Mackenzie Andrade

    All A’s

    Third Grade
    Ethan Durham
    Gabe Elliott
    Erica Hickman  

    Fourth Grade

  • Pottery class to benefit Community Education

    A pottery class titled “Come Out and Clay” is scheduled for Saturday, May 5, Anderson Community Education announced.
    Class time for children 8 to 12 will be from 10 a.m. to noon. Those 13 and older will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Class size is limited to four students.
    Cost is $40 for each class, and are “applied to cover qualified student scholarships, expenses of local community education projects, volunteer programming and instructor compensation,” according to a news release from the organization.

  • Lead singer of ‘Disciple’ speaks to academy students
  • Middle School March students of the month
  • Board of Ed weighs options for after school, wrap-around services

    Parents will need to rethink pick up and drop off schedules for students enrolled in one or all of the wrap-around, daycare and after school programs for the upcoming school year.
    After weighing three options for relocating after school services, the board of education voted 4-0 at its April 16 meeting to allow the ECC to be licensed to include daycare and after school care for students.

  • Education briefs: 4-11-12

    Local students accept merit-based
    scholarships to Eastern Kentucky
    Four Lawrenceburg students accepted merit-based scholarships to attend Eastern Kentucky University.
    These students include Chelsea Lane, presidential scholarship; Matthew Sprague, founders scholarship; Bronston Mitchell, presidential scholarship; and Scarlett Sullivan, regents scholarship