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Education

  • 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.

  • Federal program will allow Kentucky schools to provide more students with free meals

    By Valarie Honeycutt Spears
    Lexington Herald-Leader

    This fall, all students could receive free meals at some schools in an estimated 100 Kentucky districts, including Fayette, as part of a federal program that has expanded.
    The Community Eligibility Provision, a federal program that started in 2010 as a pilot in Kentucky and other states, will allow schools to provide more students with free meals, no matter their families' incomes.

  • More time to move

    A divided Marion County Board of Education voted Thursday to give Superintendent Taylora Schlosser an additional 18 months to establish her residency in Marion County.
    By a vote of 3-1, the board approved the change during a special called meeting June 19. Board Chairman DeLane Pinkston and board members Butch Cecil and Mike Cecil voted in favor of amending the superintendent’s contract to grant the extension. Board member Bernard Miles opposed the extension.
    The board’s decision came after an executive session that lasted more than an hour.

  • Finance director staying put

    While the Marion County Board of Education spent most of the public portion of its June 19 meeting addressing the superintendent’s residency, that wasn’t the only issue affecting local schools last week.
    Marion County Public Schools recently learned that they have the potential for a bonding capacity of up to $5.89 million. 
    The report was provided to the district by Mark Rawlings, the vice president of Hilliard and Lyons in Paducah.

  • High school report cards available to pick up

    Parents of high school students can now pick up report cards at Marion County High School.

    Office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. However, the office is closed from noon until 1 p.m. for lunch.

  • Divided board votes to give superintendent 18-month extension to establish residency

    A divided Marion County Board of Education has voted to give Superintendent Taylora Schlosser an additional 18 months to establish her residency in Marion County.