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Education

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  • MILLER NAMED YPA WINNER

    The Youth Performance Award winner for April is Daniel Miller, a senior at Grant County High School. He is the son of Manford “Darryl” and Pamela Miller of Dry Ridge.
    Recently, Miller combined his passions for technology and teaching by facilitating Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) Operation Take Charge.

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  • Grant County Schools name Ron Livingood new superintendent

    The Grant County Schools Board of Education announced Ron Livingood as the new superintendent of the school district at a meeting April 20. For the complete story, pick up a copy of the Grant County News and check www.grantky.com next week.

    Here is audio from this morning's meeting.

  • NOMINATIONS WANTED FOR WILLIAMSTOWN WALL OF FAME

    The Williamstown Board of Education is now accepting nominations for the Wall of Fame.
    This award was created by the Board of Education to recognize graduates who have made a unique and special contribution to society through their work or other notable activities.
    Wall of Fame nominees must be a graduate of the Williamstown High School and must have made a unique and special contribution to society through their work or other notable activities.
    The recipient will be recognized at the commencement exercises at 7 p.m. May 27.

  • Calhoun excels at state geography bee

    Nolan Calhoun, a Grant County Middle School seventh grader who is in Marlon Kinsey’s social studies class, won third place in the state Geography Bee competition at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green on April 1.
    Calhoun won the GCMS’s school-level Geography Bee and then took a written test, which qualified him for the state level competition. Calhoun competed against 95 other students.
    The National Geographic Society presented Nolan and GCMS with a certificate recognizing his accomplishment. He is the son of Michael and Amanda Calhoun of Corinth.

  • Walters presents senior art exhibit

    University of the Cumberlands’ student Lacy Walters presented her senior art exhibit, “Universal and Unavoidable” to the public March 28 through April 1, in the J.M. Boswell Art Gallery on campus.
    Walter’s collection was a mix of different mediums, with the main focus on a collage of brightly-colored, sports-focused digital pieces. These works were original sports photos taken by Walters at UC sports events; the photos were then manipulated with layers of color and brushes in Photoshop.

  • GCHS STUDENTS EARN REGIONAL TITLE
  • Sherman recognizes good students
  • WINTERGUARD WINS GOLD MEDAL

    The Grant County Winterguard concluded their first year’s participation in the TriState Winterguard Circuit with a third place win and then topping off the year with two first place championships. In its debut year, the Grant County program included both middle school and high school students.
    The competition featured Winterguard and Indoor Percussion teams from Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana.

  • Brumley ‘coated’ at Auburn

    Amanda Brumley of Crittenden recently received a clinical white coat from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. The coat, presented to students at the end of their junior year, marks the transition from veterinary sciences into senior clinical rotations where students help administer patient care.
    Brumley earned bachelor’s degrees in agriculture and biology in 2008 from Eastern Kentucky University and she is a 2003 graduate of Grant County High School. Her parents are Vicki Brumley and Russell Brumley.