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Education

  • Local students named to Transylvania’s Dean’s List

    Transylvania University sophomore Justine Croy, sophomore Katrina Mineo and first-year Caleb Ritchie have been named to the Dean’s List for the 2008 fall term.

    To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.

    Croy is the daughter of Steve Croy of Dry Ridge and Diana Wise of Skull Valley, Ariz.

    Mineo is the daughter of Brian and Paula Richey of Dry Ridge.

    Ritchie is the son of Danny and Kari Ritchie of Corinth.

  • Students named WKU Dean’s List

    Brittany A. Chaney and Jessica E. O’Flaherty, both of Dry Ridge were named to the Dean’s and President’s List for the Fall 2008 semester at Western Kentucky University.

    Students making the Dean’s List have a grade-point average of 3.4 to 3.79 in a 4.0 scale. To be eligible for either list, students must have at least 12 hours of coursework that semester.

  • Students named to UK Dean's list

    The University of Kentucky recognized the outstanding academic performance of nine students from Grant County who were named to the UK Dean’s List for the fall 2008 semester.

  • GCMS places students on honor roll

    A Honor Roll

  • GCHS student takes part in historical inauguration

    GCHS freshman Chelsea Cason knew that she was going to witness history, but didn’t imagine what else would come with it.

    Cason went to the national Presidential Youth Inaugural Conference and was in Washington, D.C. for President Barack Obama’s inauguration on Jan. 20. She was in the nation’s capital for the historic event and enjoyed a week full of speakers and exploring the history of the capital.

  • Local educator earns professional accreditation through National Forensic League

    Ryan Ray, a coach at Grant County High School, has received the Professional Forensic Coach Accreditation through the National Forensic League. This important recognition recognizes excellence in forensic education through competitive success, longevity in the field and commitment to continuing education. While the NFL is home to over 9,000 active educators, only a select number achieve this important distinction.

  • How do we help our daughter's ADHD?

    Q: What kind of changes can we make in our home to help our daughter who was recently diagnosed with ADHD?

  • Speech and Drama take first at tournaments

    On Dec. 6, the Grant County High School Speech and Drama Team traveled to Owensboro to compete in the first annual Daviess County/Hancock County Swing Tournament.

    In a swing tournament, two schools will host their own tournament simultaneously, allowing students the chance to compete in two different tournaments in one day.

  • Manning named January YPA winner

    The Youth Performance Award winner for January is Jamie Manning, a senior at Williamstown High School.

    Manning, 17, is the daughter of Michelle Kruse and James Manning of Williamstown.

    She is the oldest of 16 siblings, the youngest being just a year old.

    Her class schedule this year includes AP calculus, AP English, drama, office aide and college experience, where she goes to Northern Kentucky University for two of her classes.

    Her favorite class is AP calculus.

    “I may not be good at it, but I really like the teacher,” said Manning.

  • National FFA week set for Feb. 21-28

    Grant County Future Farmers of America will celebrate National FFA Week Feb. 21 through Feb. 28. Step Up, Stand Out is the theme this year and more than half a million members around the nation will participate in National FFA Week activities at the local and state levels. Stepping up and standing out is not only a way of life for FFA members, but it’s also a call to action for others. FFA members set a positive example with their leadership, work ethic and community service activities.