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Education

  • Lawrenceburg teachers receive Excellence in Teaching Awards

    Campbellsville University honored 166 teachers from 58 school districts throughout Kentucky by receiving the Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Award Saturday, May 10 at the Ransdell Chapel on the CU campus.

    Bill Goodman, host of “Kentucky Tonight” and “One to One” on Kentucky Educational Television, spoke to the approximate 400 teachers and their guests by discussing “What is a teacher for?”

  • Anderson students are honored

    Campbellsville University Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Frank Cheatham has announced the academic honors’ president’s list for the spring 2014 semester.

    Brittney Ann Casey, a sophomore, Kelsie Ann Doss, a senior, Huntley Tyler Hyatt, a senior, and Jacob Freeman Russell, a senior, were named to the list. They are all from Lawrenceburg.

  • CU names locals to dean’s list

    Campbellsville University Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Frank Cheatham has announced the academic honors’ dean’s list for the spring 2014 semester.

    Anna-Marie Hyatt, a sophomore from Lawrenceburg, and Hannah Nicole Pritchert, a senior from Lawrenceburg, were named to the list.

    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.

  • Cunningham graduates from University of Louisville

    Allasandra Cunningham graduated from the University of Louisville on May 10, 2014.

    She is the daughter of Daryn and Stacie Harvey.  

    Cunningham attended UofL in the fall of 2010 after graduating from Anderson  County High School in May.

    She received the Woodford R. Porter scholarship from the university, which included full tuition paid and a $2,500  stipend. 

    Cunningham graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology  with a concentration in social science and a minor in justice administration. 

  • Speaking her mind
  • Suazo graduates School of Dentistry with honors

    Jessikka K. Suazo, daughter of Herman and Rita Harvey, graduated cum laude from University of Louisville School of Dentistry Sat., May 10.

    She received a Bachelor of Science in dental hygiene.

    Suazo is a 2007 Anderson County High School graduate and maintained a 3.6 grade point average throughout her years of college.

    She is a member of Second Christian Church pastored by Rev. Ramon Smith of Lawrenceburg.

  • Franck is honored by AARP Kentucky

    A Robert B. Turner Elementary School student was selected county winner in the “2013-2014 Grandparent of the Year” essay contest sponsored by AARP Kentucky and the Kentucky Retired Teachers’ Association.

    Emily Franck, a fifth-grader in Gina Morgan’s class, was chosen as the winner based on her essay honoring her grandfather - Bill Bryant. The essay competition is a unique way to recognize the significant contributions that older Kentuckians make toward shaping the lives and values of youth across the Commonwealth.

  • Pierian Woman’s Club show raises money for community projects

    The Lawrenceburg Pierian Woman’s Club’s “Hats Off!” Luncheon & Style Show was held May 17 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.

    A silent auction held during event raised more than $1,100 for Backpack Buddies.

    About 100 guests enjoyed a fashion show conducted by Martha Caywood of The Derby Shoppe & Raggs in Danville following the luncheon, which was prepared by club members.

    Proceeds from the luncheon and candy sales will fund the club’s community outreach projects during the coming year.

  • Crooning Casey
  • As ‘real’ world awaits, local students are upward and onward

    Marissa L. Barnes: I plan to attend Morehead State University to major in veterinary science and eventually return to Lawrenceburg.

    Christina Benningfield: I plan on being self-employed.

    Nathan Bentley: I plan to attend Eastern Kentucky University and get my law degree or go to the University of Tennessee and get a mechanic degree.

    William Birkicht: I plan to attend Eastern Kentucky University to study athletic training and physical therapy.