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Education

  • Two GCHS teachers dust off their erasers and say goodbye

    Pat Conrad
    Pat Conrad,  Family and Consumer Science teacher, started at Grant County High School shortly after she graduated from Eastern Kentucky University and has taught 29 years in Grant County.

  • GCHS, Sherman honored for health in school health

    Many schools in Northern Kentucky are actively shaping the health and wellness of their students and staff. The Northern Kentucky Health Department supports these efforts through its school health programming. As a part of this initiative, the Award of Excellence in School Health was developed to recognize and celebrate schools in Northern Kentucky that have policies, programs, and the infrastructure to support and promote school health.

    This year, 14 Northern Kentucky schools were recognized with either a gold, silver or bronze level Award of Excellence in School Health.

  • Local students receive scholarships

    In the Salute to Graduates insert that appeared in last week’s Grant County News, the following students’ scholarship information was inadvertantly left out. The News apologizes for the error.

    • Katie Nantz, WHS: 4-H Council; 4-H Livestock; Grant County Women’s Club; National Honor Society; Williamstown Kiwanis and University of Kentucky William O. Blackburn

    • Roman Jaconette, GCHS: Asbury University, men’s varsity soccer

  • GCHS STLP competes in state competition

    Grant County High School Student Technology Leadership Program students competed in the state STLP competition at Rupp Arena in Lexington on May 13.
    As part of their showcase, students presented an analysis of Operation Take Charge, where they taught basic computer skills to adults. Their vision was two-fold: to give back to the community and to complete a project that the group proposed at STLP regional competition.
    The showcase team won Best In Region and made it to the top 12 percent in the state.

  • McClanahan chosen for youth tour

    Easton McClanahan of Williamstown was among the 94 high school students from across Kentucky who participated in the 40th annual Kentucky Rural Electric Washington Youth Tour held June 10-17, 2011, in Washington, DC.  Selected on the basis of academic achievement, community involvement, and written essay,

    McClanahan was chosen to represent Owen Electric Cooperative as a delegate.

  • THINK AHEAD 2012

    The class of 2011 wasn’t even out the door, when the focus of Grant County High School turned to the class of 2012 on May 4.

    “Think Ahead Class of 2012” was a collaborative effort by Jill Marksberry, Grant County community education director, Jennifer Wright, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction and the school counselors.

  • Williamstown Junior and Senior High School honor roll June, 9, 2011

    A Honor Roll – fourth nine weeks

    • Sixth grade
    Collin Davis
    Katlyn Gillum
    Caroline Kinsey
    Morgan Lawrence
    Benjamin McCelland
    Jade Pinkston
    Olivia Souder
    Magdalene Walters
    Truly Withorn

    • Seventh grade
    Mckenna Brewer
    Andrew Davis
    Olivia Dezarn
    Megan Garrison
    Marissa Lamp
    Avery March
    Carly Middleton
    Rachel Montgomery
    Savanna Moss

  • Three Grant County teachers are saying goodbye ...

    Harrison prepared generations
    Linda Harrison is retiring from Dry Ridge Elementary after 33 years of teaching. Harrison has worked with children from kindergarten through grade 5 and is a graduate of EKU, NKU and Williamstown High School.

    Teaching was a natural choice for Harrison because her mother, uncle and four aunts were involved in education, inspiring her to be a teacher.

  • SES recognizes student achievement
  • BCTCBluegrass and Community Technical College announces dean's list

    The following students from Grant County  have achieved dean’s list honors for the 2011 spring semester at Bluegrass and Community Technical College.

    The dean’s list is open to full-time students who have earned an overall semester gpa of 3.5 or better in courses numbered 100 or above.