• School Brief

    Fleet Smith, a senior aeronautics major at Kent State University in Ohio, was named to the fall 2015 president’s list. Smith is among 953 undergraduate students who have earned and received academic recognition on the fall 2015 president’s list.

    To qualify for this honor, undergraduate students must obtain a 4.000 GPA while maintaining 15 or more credit hours in a semester or session.

  • School briefs for Jan. 20, 2016

    Murray State names dean’s list students
    Murray State University has announced its dean’s list recipients for the 2015 fall semester.
    The list recognizes the academic accomplishments of the University’s undergraduate students.
    The dean’s list criteria, for students having completed a minimum of 12 credits, is a 3.5 grade point average.
    Local students named to the list include Hannah Eliza Bright of Eminence, Jessica Loraine Burrows of Pendleton and Shannon Webb of Smithfield.
    WKU recognizes dean’s list students

  • Midway University Fall 2015 Dean’s List

    Midway University is pleased to announce the students who have been named to its dean’s list for the 2015 fall semester.
    To be named to the list,  full time students must obtain a 3.60 grade point average for the semester.
    Those honored include Breanna Wilson, Pendleton, and Dasey Rutherford, Pleasureville.

  • Students should beware of loan repayment companies

    If you owe money on federal student loans, you should be wary of sales pitches from companies offering to help borrowers lower their payments, warns the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
    Such companies charge fees — sometimes high fees — for filling out forms that you can do for free.
    Many will want to charge monthly fees for monitoring your loans.
    Again, you can do that for free.
    The best place to start is the servicer that the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has assigned your loan to.

  • Applications now available for KFB college scholarships

    The holiday season may have just come to a close, but Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) has one more gift to give to a select number of high school seniors across the state – college scholarships.
    Later this spring, the KFB Education Foundation will award college scholarships ranging from $400 to $4,000 to 87 high school seniors pursuing a four-year degree.

  • Campbellsburg Students of the Month
  • Projects focused on helping people with physical challenges

    After casting about to develop assistive technology for people with disabilities, students in Andrew Shearer’s class at Henry County High School rose to the challenge, the teacher said. 

  • Wildcat Showcase
  • Henry educators plan to meet ‘delivery targets’

    Much like a business, a school district should set goals in order to drive its results. At its most recent school board meeting, principals of all the Henry County Public Schools discussed their delivery targets, or test score goals, with members.

  • School briefs for Dec. 2, 2015

    Banta inducted
    Jason Banta of Pleasureville was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Banta is pursuing a degree in Business/Marketing/ Education at Eastern Kentucky University.
    Membership is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by a chapter. Only the top 7.5 percent of juniors, having at least 72 semester hours, are eligible for membership.