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Education

  • Grant County High School Select Band students

    The Grant County High School music program has set a new school record, as 25 of its students were chosen for the 2013 Northern Kentucky Select Band ensembles.

    The Northern Kentucky District six Select Band auditions took place at Summitview Middle School on Jan. 12, with 35 GCHS students auditioning for the seats. These students were among hundreds of students from all area high schools auditioning for seats in either of two ensembles that represents Northern Kentucky’s most talented high school musicians.    

  • Spratt wins National Geography Bee

    Benjamin Spratt, a sixth grader at Grant County Middle School, won the school competition for the National Geography Bee. Students throughout the building competed in this competition by answering a variety of questions on geography.

    Spratt competed against seventh and eighth graders. Spratt will complete a written test to qualify for the state championship on April 5 in Bowling Green.


    Only the top 100 scores on the qualifying test are invited to attend this championship. Spratt is the son of Michael and Kim Spratt.
     

  • Owings named Alumni Ambassador at EKU

    Natalie  Owings of  Crittenden has been selected as a Student Alumni Ambassador at Eastern Kentucky University. Owings is majoring in psychology at EKU.
    Members of Eastern’s SAA chapter, whose main objective is service to the university, often serve as hosts at various campus and alumni events. Ambassadors lead tours of campus and often meet with prospective students on campus and at recruitment events throughout Kentucky and beyond, and are involved with numerous other service and philanthropic events.

  • Dads and dudes at CMZ
  • Williamstown Independent School Honor Roll

     

  • BRAVES BEAT BEARCATS

    The Grant County Braves showed up ready for district play against the Walton Verona Bearcats on Jan. 5.

    “We knew this game was going to be a battle and being a district game we needed to put up a win,” said Braves Coach Jim Hicks.
    Despite the Bearcats’ good defensive and offensive  from the first ball drop until the end of regulation play, the Braves fought hard and brought home a 66-54 win.

  • Donuts For Dads and Dudes at MCE
  • ‘Q’ and ‘U’ tie the knot at CMZ
  • Williamstown students place in Kentucky Transportation poster contest

    Recently, students from Williamstown Independent Schools as well as others across the state participated in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s 2012 Adopt-a-Highway poster contest.

     “The purpose of the contest is to increase environmental awareness among children,” said Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock. “We hope to educate our young people about the damaging effects of litter, and to change attitudes and behaviors about littering.”

  • Mason-Corinth student awarded top honors by the KMEA

    When Carla Marston, the music teacher at Mason-Corinth Elementary, received her copy of KMEA’s quarterly, state-wide magazine, the “Bluegrass Music News,” one of her students was on the cover.