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Education

  • JCTC students earn ‘shout-out’ recognition honors

    With the summer coming to an end there are many celebrations and recognition to JCTC faculty, staff, and students.  Recently the college has started a faculty/staff/student “shout-out” to recognize those achievements.

    Faculty member Joe Carhart, along with colleagues from Assurex Health, Inc., will have research published in the academic journal, Pharmacogenetics and Genomics.  The publication relates to some of the content Carhart teaches in his psychology classes at the Carrollton Campus.

  • R U Ready?
  • Ready Fair set for Aug. 1

    The Family Ties Resource Center will be sponsoring their annual Ready Fair from 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1, at Cartmell Elementary School.

    Ready Fair 2013 is open to all students enrolled in Head Start, Kathryn Winn Primary and Cartmell Elementary. A parent or guardian must accompany children.

  • Lighthouse expands to include Winn, Cartmell

    After-school programming will now be available for students in kindergarten through eighth grade.

    Carroll County Schools received a second 21st Century Community Learning Center grant, totaling $637,500 over the next five years. The grant is worth $150,000 per year for the first three years, $112,500 in year four and $75,000 in year five, and the school district can apply for continuation funding after five years, Director of Public Relations Jeff Fremin said in a Jan. 30 News-Democrat article.

  • White graduates, accepted into Japan Exchange and Teaching Program

    Noah William White of Carrollton, a 2013 graduate of Berea College, having earned his bachelor’s degree in history and Asian studies, has been accepted into the highly competitive Japan Exchange and Teaching Program, which is administered by the Japanese government, in cooperation with 38 other national governments, and is the world’s largest exchange teaching program.

    White will be an assistant language teacher in two public junior high schools, (seventh through ninth grades), in Oji, Japan, which is in the larger Nara Prefecture.

  • Splish, Splash!

     

     The 21st Century Community Learning Center held its first session of summer camp July 8-19. The second session began July 22 and will end Aug. 2. The children kept cool on the last day of camp by taking turns on the water slide and eating popsicles.

  • Education News | July 17, 2013

    Clifton graduates magna cum laude

    Cody Clifton, formerly of Carrollton, graduated magna cum laude from Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in art.

    Clifton is the son of Perry and Donna Clifton of Carrollton and the grandson of George and Eva Ingram of Carrollton and the late Leslie and Shirley Clifton.

     

    Two local students graduate from EKU

  • Getting creative

     

    Time 2 Invent Club held its first meeting Monday, July 7, at Cartmell. Meetings will be held Mondays and Wednesdays until July 24. Students in fourth through eighth grade will come from 1-2 p.m., while students in kindergarten to third grade will come from 2-3 p.m.

  • STEAM Camp
  • Carroll receives $7,000 grant for early childhood learning

    Carroll County is one of 58 Community Early Childhood Councils in 91 counties to receive grant funding to promote school readiness for children.

    Gov. Steve Beshear announced Monday $1.2 million in funding as a part of his office’s continuing commitment to improving education and health services for Kentucky’s youngest citizens.