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January 22, 1998
Kimberly Bowen, formerly of Grant County, received a master’s of divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas.  She is a 1986 graduate of Simon-Kenton High School and a 1991 graduate of Eastern Kentucky University. She is the daughter of Walter and Alice Bowen of Burlington.

Morehead State University’s chapter of Garmin Beta Phi honor society has initiated 19 new members. Among those inducted was Bradie Lynn Bowen, a Dry Ridge junior and daughter of Jackie and Janet Bowen. The radiologic technology major is a member of the Lady Eagles basketball team.


January 21, 1988
 Patricia Hund, art teacher at Grant County High School, has been notified that the school system has been awarded the Artist in Residence Grant. Artist Patricia Graybeal will be a resident shared by the middle and high school. The art program is sponsored in part by the Grant County Arts Council.

Seven Grant County High School Chorus students will represent the county at the Kentucky Music Educator’s All-State Chorus. The students representing the county and  participating in the chorus and band make up the largest number of students from an school in Northern Kentucky.


January 25, 1963
Janis Eckler of Williamstown has been elected president of the Student National Education Association at Berea College. Eckler is a graduate of Williamstown High School and is a member of the senior class at Berea. Study programs are offered on elementary, secondary and college levels.

Two Grant County students, Janice Joy Mitts, daughter of Donald B. Mitts of Sherman and Sharon Schulker, daughter of Raymond Shulker of Elliston, have been named to the University of Kentucky Committee of 240, an organization made up of students from each of Kentucky’s 120 counties.