• Williamstown students place in Kentucky Transportation poster contest

    Recently, students from Williamstown Independent Schools as well as others across the state participated in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s 2012 Adopt-a-Highway poster contest.

     “The purpose of the contest is to increase environmental awareness among children,” said Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock. “We hope to educate our young people about the damaging effects of litter, and to change attitudes and behaviors about littering.”

  • Mason-Corinth student awarded top honors by the KMEA

    When Carla Marston, the music teacher at Mason-Corinth Elementary, received her copy of KMEA’s quarterly, state-wide magazine, the “Bluegrass Music News,” one of her students was on the cover.

  • DRE Pancakes With Parents
  • Northcutt receives Transylvania’s Trustee’s Scholarship

    Susan Northcutt, a graduated of Williamstown High School, has been awarded the Transylvania Trustee Scholarship.
    The trustee scholarship has been awarded to 42 incoming first-year students from six states and 39 high schools.
    Academically, the trustee scholars have an average ACT score of 31 and an average high school GPA of 3.96. Northcutt is the daughter of Leslie Neace and Rob Northcutt.


    Brittany Brock is the Grant County High School Youth Performance Award winner for December.

    She is a junior at GCHS and is the daughter of Todd and Jolene Brock.
    Extra-curricular activities: Some of my extra-curricular activities are the Grant County High School Dance team, gymnastics and vice president of the Future Business Leaders of America.

    Community involvement: A few examples of my community service are the GCHS print shop, the school store, trash pickup and dance camp for pre-k through eighth grade.

  • GCMS students conduct annual holiday food drive

    The Grant County Middle School students and staff recently held their annual canned food drive to help families in need during the holidays. 
    In five days the students collected 2,512 canned and box food items to donate to Helping Hands in Williamstown.  Barb Jones, GCMS student council sponsor, urged all students and staff to “do what you can” to help those needing our help during the holiday season. 

  • WES student becomes ‘Principal For A Day’

    It’s not everyday that 8-year-old Nolan O’Connor dresses in a sharp lavender collared shirt and a tie and patrols the Williamstown Elementary hallways.
    Then again, the third grader also is not always in charge of the entire school.
    Nolan recently took over the reigns of principal for the day from David Poer after winning the opportunity at the fall festival auction.
    “I’m more like the vice principal,” said Nolan, admitting he doesn’t quite have the same powers as a real principal.


    Local students accepted
    to Union College for 2013

    Several local students have been accepted to attend Union College for the fall semester of 2013.
    Those students are:
    • Cassidy Clayton of Williamstown
    • Madyson True of Dry Ridge
    • Ivory McGuire of Corinth
    • Mackenzie Tucker of Dry Ridge
    • Alexandra Prokopchak of Williamstown
    • Forrest Schmitt of Crittenden

    Grant students involved
    in EKU honors program