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Education

  • GCHS teacher given state honors

    The Family and Consumer Science program at Grant County High School is not your mother’s home economics class’ of days gone by.

    Anna Day Sullinger, Family and Consumer Science teacher at GCHS, was named the Outstanding New Career and Technical Teacher of Kentucky. Sullinger was given the award at the summer conference of the Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE) on July 19.

  • Gateway Technical and Community College

    Judith Elizabeth Maurer of Williamstown was awarded a $1,000 Gerald F. Healy Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation scholarship for the fall 2010 semester. Maurer, a student at the Gateway Community and Technical College, was among 25 scholarship recipients.

    Maurer is the spouse of Covington Police Department Capt. William Maurer.

  • Northern Kentucky University

    Rebekah S. Saylor, a junior at Northern Kentucky University’s College of Education, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2010 semester.

    Saylor is pursuing dual certification in special education and elementary education.

    She is the daughter of  J. O. and Suzanne Covington Saylor and the granddaughter of Roger and Bettye Jo Saylor, all of Crittenden.

  • Former GC teacher wins award

    Chad Carr, pictured right, bottom, has received the Superintendent of the Year award, for the second consecutive year, for his work as regional vice president/superintendent of a global education company in Columbus, Ohio.

  • Harrison College

    Vanessa M. Marshall, a 2007 graduate of Wiliamstown High School, received an Associate of Science in Nursing degree from Harrison College in Indianapolis on June 18.

    Marshall is the daughter of Tim and Kim Marshall of Corinth and the granddaughter of Floyd and Sherry Blevins of Amherst, Ohio.

  • GCHS soccer scrimmage planned

    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.

  • GCHS sets fee, pick up schedule

    Parents of Grant County High School students may pay fees and pick up schedules for the 2010-11 school year on the following dates in the GCHS library:

    • Aug. 4 -  8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    • Aug. 5 - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    • Aug. 6 - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    On Aug. 5, incoming freshmen and students new to GCHS are invited to attend orientation beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the GCHS auditorium. Parents and students will be able to meet teachers and visit classrooms that evening. Bring the schedule to orientation.

     

  • University of Louisville

    The following Grant County students were named dean’s scholars or made the dean’s list  at the University of Louisville for spring 2010. A student who is a dean’s scholar has a 4.0 grade point average and a student named to the dean’s list has a 3.5 grade point average.

    • DeMossvile:

    Austin Jerome Cooper, dean’s list

    • Dry Ridge:

    Rebecca Ann Puralewski, dean’s list

    Travis M. Martin, dean’s scholar

    Joshua Nathaniel O’Flaherty, dean’s list

    • Williamstown:

  • Michael graduates Redondo High

    Shelby Lancaster Michael graduated with honors from Redondo Union High School, July 24 and has been accepted to attend San Francisco State College. Alison Michael, her sister, has also been accepted as a junior transfer and they will room together.

    They are the daughters of Sally Jo Michael of Redondo Beach, Calif. and the granddaughters of Rita Steger of Corinth. Don and Rita Steger attended the graduation in Redondo Beach and the Michael family will visit Kentucky relatives in August.

     

  • Bluegrass Community/Technical College

    Bluegrass Community and Technical College recognized the following students from Grant County who have achieved dean’s list honors for the 2010 spring semester. The college recognizes academic excellence by naming to the dean’s list students who have earned an overall semester grade point average of 3.5 or better in courses numbered 100 or above.

    BCTC’s dean’slist honorees for spring 2010 are: Billie Carter-Jones, Michaela Mabry, Brittany Staton and Anna Thornton.