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Education

  • Local student receives GED

    Jeramy Hudnall of Lawrenceburg successfully completed the General Education Development test June 23 and received a certificate of completion at the Adult Education Center at Springfield Campus, Elizabethtown Community and Technical College.
    To pass GED tests, participants must score higher in five subjects than 60 percent of graduating high school seniors across the nation.  
    Successful completion of the GED is a significant accomplishment and a crucial step toward further success in post secondary education and the workplace

  • Anderson County students attend Institute for Future Agriculture Leaders

    Anderson County High School students Emily Drury and Chelsea Straton recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).
    Drury, Straton and 43 other high school students from around the state attended the five-day summer leadership conference held June 13-17 at Murray State University.
    IFAL is designed to expose high school students to college life while helping them explore the different fields of study for careers in agriculture.

  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars welcomes local student

    Erin Shields of Lawrenceburg has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
    Shields will be honored during an induction convocation this fall on the Murray State University campus, according to a news release.
    NSCS is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is the nation’s only interdisciplinary honors organization for first- and second-year college students.
    Membership is by invitation only, based on GPA and class standing.

  • Students receive scholarships at Fair and Horse Show
  • Anderson County High School Scholarships 2011

    The following students qualified for Anderson County High Scholarship Awards 2011, according to a staff news release
    Jackie Alcorn: University of Kentucky $1,500 Flagship scholarship;
    Tyler Baker: Western KY University Regents scholarship, YKK Dependent children scholarship $8000 over four years, American Cancer Society $1,000;
    Chelsie Baxter: KY Blood Center $1,000 scholarship;

  • Local girl receives horse show awards

    Carson Tarter, daughter of John and Edwina Tarter, received a first, third and two fifth place ribbons at the District Four 4-H Horse Show on June 11-13. She will now compete at the state level in July. Carson rides with trainer Tanya Davis at Three Day Farm in Midway. Her main concentration is Eventing.
     

  • Clowns and puppets entertain at drama camp
  • Local student receives cancer society scholarship

    Every year the American Cancer Society awards educational scholarships to young individuals, each of them cancer survivors, who have earned good grades and strive to accomplish even more through higher education.
    This year Anderson County resident Tyler Baker was selected to receive this honor. Tyler is the son of Tim and Angie Baker and has a brother, Tucker. Below, Angie Baker reflects on the effects of cancer on Tyler and their family and on the importance of Relay for Life:

  • Education Briefs, 6-22-11

    Student receives doctorate
    Adam Whitehead Craig graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Ph.D. in marketing.
    Craig graduated from Anderson County High School in 2001 as co-valedictorian.
    After completing his B.A. degree at the University of Kentucky in 2005, he was admitted to USC where he completed a dissertation that used neuroscientific methods to examine consumer response to advertising.

  • Future artists