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Education

  • MCE Visits Alpine Dairy
  • Sherman Holds Book Fair
  • Pickrell named new WHS band director

    Mike Pickrell knows filling the shoes of Williamstown Band of Spirit director Bob Gregg will not be easy, but he’s up for the challenge.

    The 27-year-old Monticello native has been hired to replace Gregg, who will be retiring after winning five state titles at WHS.

    He has spent the past four years as band director at Keller High School in Texas.

    “I’m very excited to follow Mr. Gregg,” Pickrell said. “He has created a culture of excellence and high standards.

  • Set in Stone
  • Sherman April Students of the Month

    front row, Dylan Dionne, Johannan Mendoza Aguazul, Steven Gray, Aiden Peace, Leslie Rosendo, Macklyn Mcintosh, Wyatt Littrell, Jared Ada and Nancy Chappell; second row, Thomas Swaggin, Jackie Sims, Aviana Baker, Carson Bick, Tyler Merrill, Malachi Newman, Brayden Hundly, Hayden Lawson and Garrett Terry; back row, JoAnn Chappell, Ryan Davis, Shyann McNay, Koby Leazer, Michael Partin, Darren Kearns, Andrew Marcum and Breanna Wissing.

  • Sherman April Awesome Students

    front row, Brianna Prince, Abigal Richardson, Brianna Beach, Dakota Coomer, McKenzie Finkenstadt, Kaylee Bonar, Zander Rains, Madison Nickell and Malachi Huber; second row, Amber Davis, Tara Preston, Shelby Coffey, Hyway Webster, Logan Sutherland, Sarah Grah, Angela Hill and Skyler Fayard; back row, Jason Beach, Mary Whitson, Bryndal Stidhams, Cory Wells, Sydney Slover, Paige Haney and Emily Flora.

  • Bowlin receives service award for work with MSU alumni

    Brent Bowlin, a 2006 graduate of Grant County High School, is a music education major at Morehead State University.

    While at MSU, he has studied percussion with Dr. Brian S. Mason, Frank Oddis, Ming Hui-Kuo and Mark McCafferty.

  • GCHS JROTC Raiders Shine At Louisville Competition

    The Grant County High School JROTC Raider Teams completed this season’s competition schedule with a final meet at Southern Magnet High School in Louisville on April 16.  Thirty high schools from Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Tennessee and Ohio competed in various events.

    Grant County won the following awards:
    • First place - Wooden Obstacle Course Category
    • Second place - Team Wheelbarrow Race Category
    • Third place - Team Mystery Problem-Solving Category

  • Gregg honored at final concert

    It’s was a day of music and emotions at Williamstown High School on May 1 as long-time director Bob Gregg directed his student’s in his final spring concert.

    Gregg, who has spent nearly 40 years directing band, decided to retire after nine successful years at Williamstown.

    “It’s a bittersweet day, but it’s time,” he said to the bleachers full of parents, friends and community members.
    Gregg won three Class AAA state titles as band director for Harrison County High School before coming to Williamstown in 2002.

  • GCHS art students win state recognition

    The Kentucky Art Education Association All State Art Show was held at the Dixie Heights High School Art Gallery April 4-17.

    Grant County High School students, Jessica Holtman and Destiny Fleckinger, took first and second place respectively at the regional art show, both in drawing, which qualified them for the all-state show. Jessica Holtman received a first place in the state for her drawing, “It’s 3 a.m. What are you doing?” and Destiny Fleckinger received a certificate of participation for her scratchboard “Iguana.”