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Education

  • Turner’s top citizens
  • Students receive $100,000 from scholarship fund

    Scholarship grants totaling $100,000 for academic year 2011-12 have been made to 36 students, 32 of whom were selected by the selection committee of the Anderson County Scholarship Fund.
    The remaining four were selected by The United Methodist Church Scholarship Committee of Lawrenceburg, according to a news release.
    Awards of $3,000 each were made to 32 students by the selection committee, while awards totaling $4,000 were divided equally among the four students selected by The United Methodist Church Scholarship Committee.

  • Anderson Community Education offers classes

    From staff reports
    Anderson Community Education, 219 East Woodford St., has announced its latest class schedule.
    To register or for more information, call 839-3754 or e-mail jacque.zeller@anderson.kyschools.us.

    Basic Dog Obedience
    When: Tuesdays, May 24-June from 6 to 7 p.m.
    Where: Anderson County Park (behind the Extension Office) with professional dog trainer, Jean Gibowski.
    Cost: $69

  • Norton graduates, earns Hutton Scholar at Cumberlands

    Heather Norton of Lawrenceburg received the 2011 Public Health award and was named a presidential and Hutton Scholar during an honors day convocation at the University of the Cumberlands, the school announced.
    A daughter of Tim and Natalie Norton, she has a 3.7 GPA and has made the school’s dean’s list in six of seven semesters.
    She was also named an honor student for attaining a minimum 3.7 cumulative standing. While at UC, she “faithfully” served as a resident assistant and senior resident assistant, the school announced.

  • Buckle up, Bearcats
  • Saffell names April Citizens of Month
  • Turner Elementary names honor students

    The following students were named honor students at Robert B. Turner Elementary School for the third marking period.
    Their names were provided by the school.

    Third grade
    Mrs. Hutton
    All A’s
    Tanner Cornish
    Dalton Crane
    Spencer Davis
    Ben Jennings
    Mickey Mullins
    Cekiera Nation
    Drew Smith
    Gracie Snider
    Jessica Watson

    All A’s and B’s
    Kieran Birdwhistell
    Korbin Blankenship
    Zach Fields
    Gabriel Gettelfinger

  • Buy a plant, help a student

    Getting ready to plant a garden?
    The Anderson County High School Greenhouse is open and is offering a variety of plants sure to get you started.
    The greenhouse, which is operated by the district’s agricultural students, offers several varieties of tomato and pepper plants, along with herbs, flowering bedding plants and hanging baskets.
    The greenhouse is open Monday through Friday from 2 to 4 p.m., and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Middle school students perform
  • Middle school students perform

    Anderson County Middle School students involved in band and chorus participated recently in the District Festival.
    Seventh- and eighth-grade students performed at the Oldham County Center for the Arts and presented two selections for adjudication.
    The chorus, accompanied by eighth-grade humanities teacher Ginger Warren, sang “Cantate Hodie” and “The River Sleeps Beneath the Sky,” both by Mary Lynn Lightfoot. Students received proficient-plus ratings from all three judges, which means they were very close to receiving a distinguished rating.