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Education

  • 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.

     

  • Grant students receive academic honors:

    Morehead State

    University

    Jason Dunaway graduated from Morehead State University with a bachelor of business administration degree during the 2009 winter commencement ceremony.

    He is the son of Jeff and Pennie Dunaway of Williamstown.

    Cincinnati

    State

    Danny Mullins of Williamstown was among the more than 1,600 students who graduated this year from Cincinnati State Technical and Community College.

    Mullins majored in clinical laboratory technology.

    University

    of Louisville

  • 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.