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Education

  • DATES TO KNOW:

    Sherman Elementary
    Sherman Elementary School will have a student information update day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 18 at Sherman Elementary and open enrollment for any new student entering Sherman Elementary School is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 26 at Sherman Elementary School.
    Dry Ridge Elementary

  • Puralewski graduates U of L

    Rebecca Puralewski, of Dry Ridge graduated Cum Laude from the University of Louisville on May 12, 2012 with a Bachelors of Science degree in dental hygiene.

    After completing the required written and clinical boards, she attended the designation of Registered Dental Hygenist and is currently emplyed by Dr. Omar Shariff, DDS, MPH at the Center for Advances Dentistry in Prospect. Puralewski is the daughter of Ed and Pam Puralewski of Dry Ridge.

  • Students use creativity, imagination to ExploreMore

    School was back in session for 60 area students who attended the summer ExploreMore! camp at Northern Kentucky University-Grant County Center.

    ExploreMore!, a four-day enrichment program held June 25-28 for gifted and talented youth in kindergarten through eighth grade, offered classes in Amazing Art, Creative Writing, Science Magicians, Technology Explorations and Zoology.

  • Local students awarded Toyota Scholarships -

     Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) announced 19 recipients of scholarships, each in the amount of $1,250. Among the Kentucky recipients are local students, Ethen Ellington and Damien Hicks. Both students are graduates of Grant County High School.

  • NOTEWORTHY:

    Ritchie graduates from Transylvania

  • STEPHEN COLLINS FOSTER MUSIC CAMP
  • Perfect Attendance
  • Williamstown teen becomes published author

    Move over, J.K. Rowling.

    A 14-year-old Williamstown teen recently became a published author when her short story was chosen from more than 800 submitted to be in a book.

    Carly Middleton, who will be a freshman at Williamstown High School, is one of 50 young writers from fifth to 10th grade showcased in

    “Your Stories: Volume 1” by teenage author Taylor Joseph.

    She is the daughter of Greg and Misty Middleton.

  • Grant Countians earn scholarships

    Hundreds of additional incoming freshmen and transfer students have accepted merit-based scholarships to attend Eastern Kentucky University.
    Grant County recipients include:
    • Christopher Fortner of Corinth - Music Department Scholarship
    • Lisa Garant of Williamstown - Presidential Scholarship
    • Emma Harris of Williamstown - Regents Scholarship
    • Ciarra Krist of Dry Ridge - Music Department Scholarship
    • Easton McClanahan of Williamstown - Governor’s Scholar Regents

  • Students awarded Farm Bureau scholarships

    Andrew Jones, of Williamstown High School, Evan Beach and Courtney Jaconette, both of Grant County High School, are the 2012 recipients of college scholarships from Farm Bureau. Jones, Beach and Jaconette each received a $500 Grant County Farm Bureau Scholarship.
    These awards are four of the 234 college scholarships worth a total of $302,450 that the Grant County Farm Bureau, Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation and numerous other individual county Farm Bureaus awarded this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.