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Education

  • 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.

  • Academy students experiment with green beans
  • Education briefs: 6-27-12

    Student graduates
    with nursing degree
    Jill Jackson of Lawrenceburg, daughter of Jimmy Joe and Tamara Jackson, graduated with an associate’s degree in nursing from St. Catherine College.
    She is currently employed with the University of Kentucky medical center.

    Walker passes pharmacy board
    Audra Walker, a graduate of Anderson County High School and the Harrodsburg Area Technology Center Nursing 1 program, recently passed the pharmacy technician certification board exam.

  • Anderson County residents participate in national ‘Music for All’ organization

    Anderson natives Valerie Lines and Chris Taylor will participate in Music for All, one of the nation’s most influential music education organizations.
    According to a press release, Lines is an instrumental music high school student, and Taylor is a high school director and both will perform with others at the symposium June 25-30 at Ball State University.

  • LEGO League competes in robotics competition in California
  • Adult education celebrates GED graduation
  • Education briefs: 6-13-12

    Student named to
     President’s List
    Kelsie Doss of Lawrenceburg was recently named to the Campbellsville University President’s List for the 2012 spring semester.
    The guidelines for being named to the President’s List include earning a GPA of 4.0 and completing a minimum of 12 credit hours for GPA courses.
    Doss will be an incoming junior for the 2012-2013 school year, and currently seeking a degree in education.

    Peyton receives
    scholarship from
    Burger King Scholars

  • Turner Elementary releases honor roll

    Robert B. Turner Elementary recently released its honor roll for the fourth grading period of the 2011-2012 school year:

    Third grade

    Mrs. Hutton

    All A’s
    Brady Driskell
    Zachary Edwards
    Shelby Ford
    Knox Garland
    Tristan Gee
    David Jennings
    Jonathan Olmsted
    Logan Ritchie
    Abbigail Slone

    All A’s and B’s
    Alex Agostinelli
    Tucker Chambers
    McKenlee Corbin
    Maddi Darnell
    Hannah Hardin