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Education

  • Bach is co-valedictorian at CU
  • Young earns master’s degree
  • Girls Scouts get a lesson in cooking
  • Nickel monies and priorities

    When the recallable nickel campaign was in full swing in 2016, the two school facilities that were discussed over and over and over again as the top two schools in the greatest need of repair were Calvary Elementary and Lebanon Elementary.

    At that time, Superintendent Taylora Schlosser said herself that if the nickel passed, she was fully prepared to make her recommendations to the board of education on how that money should be spent. She said the first priority would be building a new Calvary Elementary School.

  • New Lebanon Elementary School principal hired

    James “Jim” Freeman will be the new principal at Lebanon Elementary School. The LES site-based decision making council made its recommendation Tuesday evening and Freeman accepted the position.
    Freeman currently works as a Leadership Development Specialist for the Kentucky Department of Education. Previously, he was a principal at West Jessamine Middle School, and an assistant principal and athletics director at Garrard County High School.

  • CU graduates record number of graduates

    By Joan C. McKinney
    Director of Campbellsville University Communications

    “Because I cannot add years to my life, I want to add life to my years. If I am not able to do anything about the length of my life, I can do something about its breadth and depth,” Dr. E. Bruce Heilman, 92, chancellor at the University of Richmond in Virginia told Campbellsville University graduates in his commencement address Saturday, May 12.

  • Lebanon native discusses the privilege of college during commencement speech

    By Madison Harris
    Student writer
    EKU Communications

       
    Raley Martin described studying at Eastern Kentucky University as a “privilege” in her commencement address to the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences on May 12. She chose that word for a reason.
    The Lebanon native believes that many students allow stress to steer them into thinking of their education as an “obligation rather than an opportunity.”

  • MCHS band performs spring concert

    The Marion County High School Band performed their spring concert recently. The band featured music from their spring assessment in which they received a distinguished rating. The ensemble also featured music from Star Wars and the musical “Hamilton.”
     

  • Student makes a difference in the world with school project

    Myliah Brown, 15, a Marion County Knight Academy student, didn’t just complete a school project recently – she made a difference in the world.
    Brown’s mother, Myranda Gray of Lebanon, said her daughter has been concerned with the well-being of others since she could speak. Brown would tell her mother that she wanted to help provide care for people who couldn’t afford it for themselves.

  • MCHS to hold Signing Day ceremony for seniors

    Marion County High School will have a Signing Day ceremony Tuesday, May 29, in the school’s gymnasium to recognize all MCHS seniors regardless of their post-secondary plans. Organized by Kentucky College Coach Sarah Begley and MCHS Principal Thad Elmore, the event will highlight members of the class of 2018 and their decision to attend college, join the military, or enter the workforce.
    Signing Day will begin at 2:00 pm and Lindsey Wilson College Dean of Students Chris Schmidt will serve as the keynote speaker.