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Education

  • Ambassadors visit Spirit Masters

    Anne Kaitlyn Gribbins is looking forward to putting to use many of the things she learned at Western Kentucky University last week.
    Gribbins, who will be a senior at Marion County High School in the fall, is one of eight student ambassadors who visited WKU to spend a day with members of the Spirit Masters, Western’s student ambassador organization.
    “It was basically a training for the ambassadors, but it was a training in leadership as well,” Gribbins said.

  • GES principal selection committee meets today

    The Glasscock Elementary School principal selection committee has scheduled a special-called meeting for 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 9, in the conference room.

    The agenda includes the following:

    • Call to rder

    • Minutes

    • Review training

    • Formulate interview questions

  • Glasscock Elementary site-based council seeks input in principal search

    The Glasscock Elementary Site-Based Decision Making Council completed training to conduct a search for the school's next principal. 

    On June 9, the council will be reviewing applications, setting up interviews for principal candidates and developing interview questions, and the council would like help from the community, according to Todd Farmer, the chairman of the principal search committee. Farmer also serves as the federal programs director for Marion County Public Schools.

  • GES principal search in early stages

    Jennifer Brogle has resigned as the Glasscock Elementary School principal, and the GES Site-based Decision Making Council will soon begin the search process.
    Tammy Newcome, instructional supervisor for Marion County Public Schools, said the site-based council will meet with Superintendent Taylora Schlosser.
    “They go through training that is specific to the principal selection process,” Newcome said.

  • ‘15 reasons why not to be in a play’
  • Local graduates earn degrees

    On Saturday, May 9, University of the Cumberlands (UC) conferred 815 degrees during their annual commencement ceremony, which included 227 bachelor’s degrees, 540 master’s degrees, and 18 doctorate degrees. Also, the degrees conferred included three associates degrees and 27 education specialists. Dr. Billy Kim, chairman of the Far East Broadcasting Company in Korea, gave the commencement speech.
    These local students earned undergraduate degrees:
    • Melissa Tungate of Gravel Switch earned a bachelor’s in business administration.

  • Lee makes president’s list

    In recognition of their academic performance, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs has announced the students that have been named to the University of the Cumberlands’ (UC) President’s List for the 2015 spring semester.
    To be eligible, students must have achieved a grade of “A” in convocation while maintaining a minimum cumulative scholastic standing of 4.00.

  • Dean’s, president’s lists announced

    St. Catharine College recently announced the list of students who have achieved extraordinary academic success for the spring 2015 semester.
    The dean’s list includes all students who had a grade point average of 3.6 - 3.999.
    The following students from Marion County were recognized for their academic achievement: Anna Burdette, Emily Fenwick, Wendy Fowler, Jordan Hayes, Logan Medley and Amanda Shultz.

  • Howard will attend Berea

     

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