• 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
  • And they’re off!
  • Honor Rolls

    Robert B. Turner releases honor roll
    Robert B. Turner Elementary School released its honor roll for the fourth quarter grading period. Local students include:
    All A’s
    Third grade
    Mrs. Hutton — Tanner Cornish, Dalton Crane, Spencer Davis, Gabriel Gettelfinger, Ben Jennings, Mikenzi Mullins, Cekiera Nation, Jamie Reed, Drew Smith, Gracie Snider, Jessica Watson;

  • Pet Day at Christian Academy
  • Spanish students ‘numero uno’ at regional competition

    Anderson County High School Spanish students competed at the Regional Foreign Language Festival at Transylvania University this spring, coming in first in the medal count with nine first place medallions, followed by Sayre (six); Frankfort, Lexington Catholic, Franklin & McCreary counties (three); Scott County (two), Garrard and Shelby counties (one); and Harrison and Estill counties.

  • ‘A Night in Paris’
  • Figlestahler earns degree
  • Education News and Notes

    Pruitt to attend arts program
    Devan Pruitt of Anderson County High School (musical theater) will participate in the Kentucky Center Governor’s School for Arts Program, the agency announced.
    This summer, The Kentucky Center will host over 200 young artists from every region of the commonwealth, as the Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) takes place at Lexington’s Transylvania University from June 19 to July 9.