• 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.

  • School board to receive conservation award

    The company hired two years ago to help the Anderson County Board of Education save energy will present its “Energy Pacesetter Award” to the board June 20, according to a news release.
    The school district has saved just over a half-million dollars since hiring Energy Education, the news release said.

  • Students named to BCTC dean’s list

    The following Anderson County students were named to the spring semester dean’s list at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, the school announced.
    To be eligible, students must have a 3.5 grand point average.
    Rebekah D. Akers
    Ashton Michelle Bain
    Melissa A. Ballard
    Stephen R. Benningfield,
    Dawn M. Birkicht
    Connie Blackwell
    Laura M. Blankenship
    Micheal Cameron Boggs
    Michael D. Boller
    Rheann Burrus
    Charles Lee Burton
    Jeanette R. Buser
    Audrey T. Byers

  • Four selected outstanding grads

    Bluegrass Community and Technical College students Matthew W. Savoie, Steven Paul Coates, Heather Sparks Hacker and Charles L. Burton, all of Lawrenceburg, were selected 2011 Outstanding Program Graduates of their degree programs, according to a news release.
    Faculty members select one student from each of the BCTC programs as an Outstanding Program Graduate. The distinction recognizes students who have exhibited strong leadership, exceeded criteria and expectations in their degree program, and demonstrated academic excellence.

  • GED students receive degrees

    GED graduates received their degrees on June 6 at the 19th annual GED graduation ceremony in the Anderson County Middle School.
    About 15 graduates walked across the stage, some choosing to say a few words about the influence of their family, friends and instructors in receiving their degree.
    “I stand before you today, a graduated man,” said Phillip Addison, who received national adult education honors.

  • Dancing on last day of school