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Education

  • Saffell names December, January ‘Citizens of the Month’
  • Anderson Community Education offers classes

    Anderson Community Education will offer the following computer classes over the next several weeks.

    Basic Microsoft Word
    When: Tuesday, March 8 and Thursday, March 10 from 6-8 p.m.
    Where: Adult Learning Center, 219 E. Woodford St. with instructor Beth Feddersen
    Cost: $30
    Description: Learn basic computer skills. You will be introduced to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access, but a main focus will be on Word. You will learn the toolbars within the program and how to save and cut and paste documents.

  • Anderson Community Education offers variety of classes

    Anderson Community Education offers the following classes over the next several weeks.

    Country Line Dancing
    When: March 3 to April 7 on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
    Where: Emma B. Ward cafeteria with Bob Devers, dance instructor
    Cost: $39

  • BCTC announces dean’s list for fall 2010 semester

    Bluegrass Community and Technical College recently announced its students from Anderson County who achieved dean’s list honors for the 2010 fall semester.
    The college recognizes academic excellence by naming to the dean’s list full-time students who have earned an overall semester grade point average of 3.5 or better in courses numbered 100 or above.
    BCTC’s honorees for fall 2010 are:
    Kenneth Ansert
    Ashton Bain
    Stephen Benningfield
    Laura Blankenship
    Micheal Boggs
    Rheann Burrus
    Amanda Burton

  • Students gear up for District Governor’s Cup

    This weekend, students from all of the county’s elementary schools will participate in the 2011 District Governor’s Cup.
    The event, which is sponsored by the Kentucky Association for Academic Competition, is planned for Saturday, Feb. 26 at Robert B. Turner Elementary.
    Governor’s Cup features eight events, including the Quick Recall event.  District winners will advance to the Regional Governor’s Cup competition on March 19.

  • Ten students perform with all-state choirs

    Ten students from Anderson County Middle School participated in the Kentucky Music Educators Association’s in-service conference all-state choirs this year in Louisville.

  • Brandt named to Belmont dean’s list

    Nicole Brandt of Lawrenceburg qualified for the fall 2010 dean’s list at Belmont University, according to a news release from the school.
    Eligibility is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a quality grade point average of 3.5 with no grade below a C.
    Brandt, a daughter of Duane and Cynthia Brandt, is majoring in religion and the arts with a double minor in French and creative writing.
    She recently started a homeless ministry on her campus in hopes of dissolving class lines in and around Nashville, according to the news release.

  • Currens earns master’s degree

    LauraLee Currens graduated from Georgetown College on Dec. 22, 2010, after completing the graduate course work to earn her Master’s of Arts degree in Teacher Leadership with a reading specialists endorsement for grades P-12, according to a news release.
    She will participate in commencement at Georgetown College on Aug. 14.
    She graduated with a 3.98 grade point average. She also received an Associate of Applied Science degree in 1997 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education in 2003 from the University of Kentucky.

  • UK announces dean’s list

    The University of Kentucky recently released the names of its students on the dean’s list for the fall 2010 semester. Those students, with their program and area of study are listed below:
    Dillon Todd Burkhead, Bachelor of Science, pre-biosystems engineering
    Whitney Gordon Catlett, Bachelor of Arts, secondary education/English education
    Laurel Bennett Christenson, Bachelor of Arts, architecture
    Emma Ruth Collins, Bachelor of Arts, international studies
    Courtney Lynn DeLong, Bachelor of Science, family science

  • Christian Academy names honor students

    The Christian Academy of Lawrenceburg recently announced its students who were named to the honor roll for the second grading period. Those students are:

    Fourth grade

    All A’s
    Heather Ward

    All A’s and B’s
    Mackenzie Andrade

    Fifth grade

    All A’s
    Blaine Carpenter
    Lydia Fuqua
    Jeremiah Robinson
    Carmen Holt

    All A’s and B’s
    Chanda Burton
    Mason Eichhorn
    Tyler Peters

    Sixth grade