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Education

  • School briefs for July 15

    EKU announces Henry County graduates
    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,826 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2015 semester.
    The graduates were honored at commencement ceremonies May 15-16.
    Local EKU graduates include: Candace Ilene Wells, Eminence, Summa Cum Laude, bachelor’s of science in physical education; Mari Kaitlin Palmer, Pendleton, Magna Cum Laude, bachelor’s of science in occupational science; and Macie Shea New, Pleasureville, Summa Cum Laude, bachelor’s of science in occupational science.

  • Shearer, Sarrett participate in Morehead University’s Early College Program

    Morehead State University’s Early College Program held its summer faculty meeting with nearly 75 high school personnel that will participate in the 2015-16 school year. More than 50 high and technical schools offered MSU classes with more than 2,000 high school students participating in the program.
    Among those attending from Henry County were Melissa Shearer and Linda Sarrett.
    Each course offered at the high school has the approximate cost savings of $1,000 per student while also allowing students to graduate from college up to a year sooner.

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  • Fischer represents HCHS at ag leaders conference

    Henry County High School junior Joseph Fischer recently returned home from Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL).
    Fischer and 45 other high school students from around the state attended the five-day summer leadership conference, held June 21-25 at the University of Kentucky.
    An identical IFAL conference was also held June 14-18 at Murray State University for an additional 48 students.

  • School brief 7/1/2015

    Two earn honors at Campbellsville U.

  • School briefs: June 24, 2015

    UK students named to Dean’s List
    Twelve University of Kentucky students hailing from Henry County have been named to the Dean’s List for the Spring 2015 semester.  
    A total of 6,001 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance.

  • June adult ed prize winner

    Joyce Booth is June’s winner of the monthly Henry County Adult Education drawing. Booth has completed more than 40 hours of work in reading and math.  Her prize choice was a gift basket from Shelby RECC with a gas gift card donated by Dr. Bob Wagoner. The monthly incentive program was created to encourage students to “hang in there” until they meet their goals. Programs offered at the Adult Education Center include: GED classes, college brush up, NCRC employment certification, Para-Educator certification and more.

  • Three locals attend Hugh O'Brian Youth seminar

    Three local students representing Henry County and Eminence high schools recently attended the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Kentucky Seminar held at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond from June 10 to 14.

  • School brief: Two graduate from UC

    On Saturday, May 9, University of the Cumberlands (UC) conferred 815 degrees during their annual commencement ceremony; 227 Bachelor’s degrees, 540 Master’s degrees, and 18 Doctorate degrees, including two from Henry County.
    Local students who received graduate degrees included:
    Mallory Thomas of Sulphur, graduated from UC and earned a MAE degree in School Guidance Counselor.
    Michelle Cook of Smithfield, graduated from UC and earned a MAT degree in Early Elementary Education P-5.

  • HCPS recognizes outstanding attendance

    HCPS recognizes outstanding attendance