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Education

  • Marion County FFA attends state convention
  • MCHS band students participate in Leadership in the Arts Camp
  • CU honors teachers for excellence in teaching

     

  • Students named to honors lists

     The following Western Kentucky University students from the Marion County area were named to the dean’s and president’s lists for the spring 2017 semester.
    Full-time undergraduate students with a semester grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 are named to the dean’s list. Students with a GPA of 3.8 to 4.0 are named to the president’s list. Their names are marked with an asterisk (*).

  • Stayton receives degree

    Jack Stayton of Lebanon has earned a master of science in International Affairs from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia.
    Stayton was among approximately 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students who received degrees during Georgia Tech’s 253rd Commencement exercises on May 5-6, 2017, at the McCamish Pavilion.

  • George makes dean’s list

    Abigail B. George of Lebanon has been named to the dean’s list in the University of Notre Dame’s First Year of Studies for outstanding scholarship during the Spring 2017 semester. Students who achieve dean’s honors at Notre Dame represent the top 30 percent of students in their college.

  • Beta talent winners competing in Florida

    Abi Adams, vocalist, Gabe Nelson, piano, and Nick Martin, cello, performed recently during the Marion County Music Fest. The trio won first place in the state Beta special talent division in February and left this week to compete at the national competition in Orlando, Florida this week. They placed fourth at the national level last summer in New Orleans.

    India Young, Maddie Spalding and Will Blake will also be competing at the National Beta Convention in Orlando, Florida.
     

  • Fitness is Fun Camp

    Fitness is Fun camp got students active throughout the week playing fun and exciting games. They also made time to create crafts and eat healthy snacks. The group also attended a Lexington Legends baseball game.

  • Media Arts Camp

    This year, the Media Arts Camp partnered with the Migrant Education Program to provide opportunities for a variety of students in Marion County. Students participated in team building activities and created videos in iMovie to promote the camp and friendship. Throughout the week they visited KET studios and the Muhammed Ali Center.

  • Superintendent exceeding school board’s expectations

    Marion County Superintendent Taylora Schlosser continues to do an “exemplary” job, according to the members of the Marion County Board of Education who conducted Schlosser’s performance evaluation on June 14.
    After meeting in closed session for more than two hours, the board (minus Board Member Peggy Downs who was not in attendance due to her mother’s passing) reconvened in open session and Board Chairman Butch Cecil read the board’s summative evaluation statement out loud.