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Education

  • Grant County, Williamstown schools says goodbye to retirees

    Steven Sigmon

  • GCMS students recognized by WKU for Duke Talent Program

    The group of about 400 students that congregated at Western Kentucky University recently had three things in common, their college-ready ACT or SAT scores, their seventh-grade standing in school and the incredible potential that combination creates. The following accomplished middle schoolers visited WKU to attend the Kentucky Recognition Ceremony for the Duke Talent Identification Program hosted by The Center for Gifted Studies.

  • SES celebrates Derby Day
  • 2012 GOVERNOR’S SCHOLARS

    Grant County
    High School

    Name: Kayla Keith
    Residence: Dry Ridge
    Parents: Debbie Rogers and Robert Keith
    Future plans: To attend college at Xavier University. I plan to major in accounting with a minor in business and finance. I plan to get my license to be a CPA with hopes of working for P&G, as well as having my own small business on the side.

  • NOTEWORTHY:Dean’s List

    Cumberland College - Rual Maya
    University of the Cumberland’s recently announced that Raul Maya of Dry Ridge was named to the Dean’s List for the 2012 spring semester.
    To be eligible students must have achieved a grade of “P” in convocation while maintaining a minimum cumulative scholastic standing of 3.50.

  • The chicks have it at Crittenden-Mt. Zion


    Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary, among other elementary schools in Grant County in partnership with the Grant County Extension Office received chicken eggs from the Grant County 4-H. The students and teachers used an incubator and watched the eggs hatch.

  • CMZ Chess Club goes to nationals

    For three fifth grade students at Crittenden-Mt. Zion Elementary, their final chess match was the most exciting moment in a year full of tournaments. The trio attended the national chess tournament at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville.
    Seth Sutton, Carter Petrey and Austin Creech experienced for the final time as fifth graders a big tournament.  

  • Fugazzi receives MAE degree

    Susan Fugazzi  of Williamstown received the MAE degree in Read Write Specialist P to 12 during University of the Cumberlands (UC) annual commencement ceremony on May 5 in the O. Wayne Rollins Center.
    Cumberlands recognized its largest graduating class, 483 students, for receiving bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctoral degrees.

    This graduating class was able to accumulate over 50,000 hours of community service during their tenure at UC.

  • Cloe receives Dean’s award

    Mackenzie Cloe of Berry, a 2010 graduate from Williamstown High School, is entering her junior year of college as an elementary education major at Northern Kentucky University. Cloe was recently named the Dean’s Scholarship award member along with only six other students in the department of the College of Education and Human Services.

  • Library to open late May 29

    The Grant County Public Library will not open until 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29. Construction on Barnes Road requires that electricity be turned off and the library will not have power.

    Even though the library will open at 11 a.m., power may not be restored immediately so patrons are asked to be patient until the pwer is turned on.

    For questions or more informatioin, call 859-824-2080.