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Education

  • Cecil receives two scholarships from local NAACP
  • Local students among spring graduates

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,707 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2014 semester. The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies May 10.
    Local EKU graduates include:
    • Joseph Thomas Hamilton, Gravel Switch, bachelor of science in middle grade education.
    • Alexandria Danielle Bryant, Lebanon, summa cum laude bachelor of science in psychology.
    • Dustin Charles Crane, Lebanon, bachelor of science in criminal justice.
    • Erin Victoria Ballard, Loretto, bachelor of science in biology.

  • Citizens want change

    More than 40 people including parents, grandparents, former school board members and school board candidates met for about an hour Monday evening at Loretto City Hall to discuss their views of Marion County Public Schools.

    The consensus among those who spoke was that change is needed at the top of the school system.

    Dennis Hagan opened the meeting by saying they were all there because they care about the schools.

  • Superintendent: School system needs stability

    Superintendent Taylora Schlosser believes the Marion County Board of Education made the right decision by granting her more time to establish residency in Marion County.

    Moving to the county is still something she is trying to do.

  • Students perform during SCMS graduation ceremony held June 4
  • Spalding wins WMES/PTO-US Bank Scholarship
  • Stafford earns history scholarship award

    The Lindsey Wilson College community celebrated academic achievements of the 2013-14 school year last month at the college’s annual honors onvocation, held in Biggers Sports Center.
    Departmental academic awards were given to students for outstanding work in the classroom, special scholarships were awarded, and the returning Begley Scholar student and President’s were presented.
    Allison Stafford of Bradfordsville received the Noma Dix Winston History  Scholarship Award.

  • Spalding is recognized for achievements

    The night of St. Charles Middle School’s eighth grade promotion, the SCMS staff failed to recognize a student’s accomplishments. Noah Spalding should have been recognized for the following: recipient of SCMS President’s Award for Educational Excellence, achieving first honor roll all three years at SCMS and receiving one distinguished or two proficient scores each year on the KPREP assessment.

  • Bethany Cecil named to president’s list

    Bethany Renee Cecil, a senior from Finley, has been named to Campbellsville University’s President’s List for spring 2014. Students are named to the President’s List for achieving a 4.0 grade point average.

  • Joseph George earns bachelor’s degree

    Joseph George of Lebanon received a bachelor of science in financial economics at Centre College’s 191st Commencement, held on Sunday, May 25 at the College’s Norton Center for the Arts.
    George was one of 325 seniors who were granted degrees, a class that posted an impressive four-year graduation rate topping 84 percent -- the highest graduation rate among all Kentucky colleges and universities. Governor Steven L. Beshear was this year’s featured Commencement speaker.