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Education

  • Local students added to Transylvania, Campbellsville’s Dean’s lists

    Submitted by Transylvania University and Campbellsville university

    Transylvania University Winter 2019 Dean’s List

    Local students were named to the Transylvania University Dean’s List for winter 2019. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.

    -Terralynn Smith of Pleasureville, Henry County High School

    -Leslie Whaley of New Castle, Henry County High School

    -Olivia Whaley of New Castle, Henry County High School

  • HCPS teachers create and connect digitally

    By Melissa Blankenship

    Henry County Public Schools

    Because technology is now such an integral resource used in every classroom, Henry County Public Schools teachers embrace the opportunity to learn all they can about technology tools that can enhance the learning experience for their students. But some teachers take it a step further and choose to share their knowledge of proven resources with other educators.

  • Teachers recognized for excellence
  • University of the Cumberlands adds students to Dean’s List

    Submitted by University of Cumberlands

    In recognition of academic performance, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs at University of the Cumberlands has announced the students named to the Dean’s List for the spring 2019 semester.

    The following students from your area were named to the Dean’s List:

    Angelina Buidens of Eminence

    Kyriq Finnell of Smithfield

    Whitney Rodgers of Pendleton

  • Powell to present at tech conferences

    By Melissa Blankenship

    Henry County Public Schools

    When Dwayne Powell returned to the classroom after a short break, things had changed.

    “Everything was on Google,” Powell, a teacher at Henry County High School (HCHS), said. “Everything I did had to be submitted on Google. So, I was kind of forced to learn it.”

  • Snyder named 2019 SNA Employee of the Year

    By Melissa Blankenship

    Henry County Public Schools

    She knows most of the children’s names. She greets the kids each day with a smile and a word of encouragement and makes sure they all get a nutritious breakfast and lunch.

  • Craft scholar receives U of L fellowship

    Hard work, great grades, terrific test scores and leadership paid off for former Henry Countian Lori Porter.

    The University of Louisville (U of L) named Porter as a Brown Fellow April 30, one of only ten chosen annually, out of hundreds of applicants.

    Porter, 18, is in Morehead at Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics. The 18-year-old cried when she received word about the fellowship.

    “I was very excited,” she said, although the process was long and grueling.

  • EMS STLP represent region at conference

    SUBMITTED BY

    Sherry Curtsinger

    Eminence Schools traveled to Rupp Arena April 18 to represent the region at the State STLP conference in Showcase, NXT Robotics, Sumobots, and Digital Online Products.

    Eminence Middle School STLP Showcase received a Best in Group Award. Blaze Berry, Tia Finch, Yarley Hernandez and Calin Grinn showcased Google Tour Builder. This group created a 360 tour of the school Edhub to allow educators to take a virtual tour of the school’s innovative space.

  • EMS TSA shines at state technology conference

    SUBMITTED BY

    Sherry Curtsinger

    Eminence Middle School TSA showed well at the State Technology Student Association Conference April 22 to 24. Technology Student Association is a national career and technical organization that offers competitive events related to various career pathways.

    1st Place - Chapter Team

    Savanna Flowers, Sydney Dennis Alyssa Harger, Harrison Gilbert, Sydney Brandenburg and Bella Coffee

    1st Place -  System Controls

    Jackson Curtsinger, Blaze Berry and Quentin Shuff

  • FFA plans ag learning trip to Ecuador

    SUBMITTED BY

    MELISSA BLANKENSHIP

    HCPS communications director

    The Kentucky FFA Foundation has awarded an Ag Achiever grant to the agriculture program at Henry County High School to help offset the cost of a travel abroad experience to Ecuador.