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Education

  • March graduates from WKU

    Chantel L. March, of Dry Ridge, was among those graduating from Western Kentucky University in the fall 2010.
    March received a Master of Science degree.

     

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    WKU

  • GCHS collects for troops

    Rain, sleet nor snow days will keep the Grant County High School National Honor Society from letting the Navy know they are appreciated.
    The students, and their advisors, Kristie Northcutt and Emily Figueroa, challenged students in third hour classes, teachers and staff to bring in items, such as body wash, shampoo, dental floss, writing paper, binders and batteries, black pens and pencils.

  • IN DEEP THOUGHT

    Williamstown Elementary recently took home the District Governor’s Cup trophy over four other schools.
    WES finished second in the Quick Recall competition to Dry Ridge Elementary, but the school’s overall score of 30.5 was fractions ahead of runner up, Gallatin County Upper Elementary, for the Governor’s Cup title.

  • Mullins prepares for national stage

    New Orleans may lay claim to professional trumpet player Wynton Marsalis, but Grant County Middle School has Cassidy Mullins, an eighth grade musician, who is heading to the National Trumpet Competition in Washington, D.C. this month.
    Mullins, who has been playing for two years, competed against hundreds of middle school students from across the nation, who sent in recorded auditions. She was one of only eight trumpet players chosen as a semi-finalist.

  • Parents complete leadership course

    Parents from the Grant County and Williamstown school districts were two of 31 parents from northern Kentucky who took part in the Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership, an initiative of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence. The nationally recognized program helps parents become more effective advocates for their children’s education.

  • Star Students

    Dana Bailey
    Dana Bailey is the WES Primary Student of the Week. She is in Diane Dungan’s second grade class.
    “Dana Bailey is a wonderful student who sets a great example for others to follow.” Dungan said. “She is a hard worker, a self starter and doesn’t give up until her goals are accomplished. Her determined attitude allows her to excel in all areas. Dana is a great friend and helper to others in the classroom.”

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    Eastern Kentucky University has announced 452 dean’s award recipients for the Fall 2010 semester. The following local students received honors:
    • Crittenden:
    Natalie Nicole Owings – psychology
    William Anthony Roberts – music
    • Dry Ridge:
    Sarah Kaitlyn Johnson – elementary education teaching
    Jennifer Lynn Scott - elementary education teaching
    George Kody Thompson – aviation

  • Sherman recognizes good students
  • GCHS WINTERGUARD/PERCUSSION COMPETE AT TRI-STATE CIRCUIT