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Education

  • Eastern Kentucky

    Jaclyn Porter was named to the dean’s list and the president’s list for the spring semester at Eastern Kentucky University.

    Porter earned a perfect 4.0 GPA and will be a senior this fall majoring in elementary education.

    She is the daughter of Ray and Sue Porter and the grandaughter of Ray and Ruth Porter and Howard and Betty Brewer.

     

  • GCHS soccer alumni play Aug. 11

    The Grant County High School Braves and Lady Braves soccer teams will hold their annual alumni scrimmage Aug. 11. The boys’ game will be at 6:30 p.m., followed by the girls’ game at 7:30 p.m.

    Both games will be at the Grant County Middle School field.All GCHS soccer alumni are encouraged to attend.

    For more information, e-mail coach Melinda White at melinda.white@grant.kyschools.us.

  • KFC Colonel

    Jaclyn Nicole Hendy, of Dry Ridge, is one of 75 students named to the fifth annual class of KFC Colonel’s Scholars.

    She competed with over 100,000 applicants for the scholarship and is eligible to receive up to $20,000 during the next four years to pursue a bachelor’s degree at an accredited public university within her home state. The scholarship was presented by Mike and Teresa Davis, the local franchise owners.

    Hendy is pursuing a career in nursing and radiology and will enter Morehead State University in the fall.

     

  • Air Force ROTC

    Timothy J. Moffett has been awarded an Air Force ROTC scholarship to attend a host college or university. High school seniors from across the United States are selected after a competitive application process based on comprehensive tests score, scholastic achievement, school officials’ evaluations, extra-curricular activities and community involvement.

    Moffett is the son of Michael and Sherri Moffett of Dry Ridge.

  • Epperson signs with Hanover College

    A 2010 graduate of Grant County High School has signed to play football at Hanover College in Madison, Ind.

    Brandon Epperson, who played offensive left tackle for three years for the Grant County Braves, has excelled on and off the football playing field.

  • PMIM SA

    Philip Morris International Management SA (PMIM SA), a subsidiary of Philip Morris International Inc., awarded an educational scholarship to Sierra Courtney of Berry.  Courtney will attend Asbury College this fall and plans to study physical therapy. She is the daughter of Kevin and Veronica Courtney of Berry.

  • Heritage Bank awards scholarships to local students

    Heritage Bank presented scholarship awards to students in Williamstown and Grant County High Schools. The following students were awarded scholarships:

    Grant County High School:

    • Ryan Eldridge received a $1,000 scholarship and plans to attend Center College where he plans to begin his study toward entering the legal profession. 

    • Chassidy Nichole Newton and Timothy Moffett also participated in the scholarship interviews and will be awarded monetary assistance by Heritage Bank for their pursuit of continued education.

  • WKU

    A recent graduate of Grant County High School has been awarded a scholarship to study civil engineering at Western Kentucky University. Tyler Sheffield, 17, is one of 18 students across the state to receive the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s civil engineering scholarship for 2010.

  • Humanitarian League

    Ashley Tieman, a graduate of Grant County High School, has been awarded a $1,000 college scholarship from the Humanitarian League.

    Tieman won the scholarship based on her humanitarian efforts on behalf of stray animals and an at-risk youth.

     

  • Low-Cost School, Sports Physicals available

    For the first time, families needing affordable sports physicals for their children under age 20 can obtain them at the Grant County Health Center, 234 Barnes Road, Williamstown. The health center will again offer school physicals, as in years past.