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Education

  • Stoops named to NKU President’s Honor List

     Northern Kentucky University has named Christin Stoops of Carrollton to the President’s Honor List for the 2012 spring semester. Stoops maintained a 4.0 grade point average. She is majoring in secondary social studies education. She is the daughter of Arthur and Denia Stoops of Carrollton and the granddaughter of Ronald and Anna Sharp of Carrollton and Arthur Stoops of Florence, Ind. and Judy White of Rising Sun, Ind.

  • College graduation gap is widening for Kentuckians who are low-income

     By Linda B. Blackford

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    More Kentuckians are getting college degrees, but a troubling trend has emerged in who receives them.

    According to a new report, the gap between graduation rates for low-income college students and moderate- to high-income students jumped 8 percentage points between 2008 and 2010.

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  • Former VP Stephens named CCHS principal

    Tom Stephens is the new principal at Carroll County High School.

    The CCHS Site-Based Decision Making Council announced July 1 that Stephens, who had served as the school’s assistant principal the past 10 years, replaces former Principal John Leeper, who is the new principal at Martha Layne Collins High School in Shelby County, Kentucky.

    “What is most important to CCHS are the students,” Stephens said, referring to his goals for the school. “Every decision we make will come down to what is best for our students.”

  • Fremin named to Berea spring 2012 dean’s list

    Berea College has named Mary Esther Fremin of Carrollton to the dean’s list for the Spring 2012 term.

    Fremin is the daughter of Jeff and Robin Fremin of Carrollton, and the granddaughter of LeRoy and Rita Fremin of Thibodaux, La., and Virginia Gregory of Louisville.

  • Board of Education News | June 27, 2012

    Summer school gives students instruction, enrichment activities

    Almost 200 students were enrolled in the Carroll County School District’s six-week summer-school program, Director of Public Relations Jeff Fremin reported to the Board of Education.

    At the high school, 47 students participated in credit recovery, some of whom were able to go on and graduate.

    The middle school had about 45 students who attended a three-week program, which ended June 21.

  • Marsh recognized with JCTC leadership award

     Three Jefferson Community and Technical College faculty and staff members were recognized for their leadership, achievements and dedication to the college at the KCTCS New Horizons Award Ceremony on May 14 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville.

    Each year, KCTCS recognizes individuals at each of the 16 colleges with the Administrative Staff Award, the Support Staff award and the Faculty Award of Excellence. One individual from each award is then chosen as the overall statewide award winner.

  • Three named to UK spring dean’s list

     Three Carroll County students were named to the University of Kentucky Dean’s List for the Spring 2012 semester. A total of 4,810 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance. 

    Priya Patel, a sophomore in chemical engineering, Zach Wise, a sophomore in pre-chemical engineering and Daniel Woods, a senior in mechanical engineering were named to the list.

  • Mills named to Berea spring 2012 dean’s list

     Berea College has placed Morgan Mills on the Dean’s List for the Spring 2012 term. Morgan is the daughter of Rhonda McCoy of Carrollton.

  • Richter earns degree from George Washington

     Erin Elizabeth Richter received her master of arts degree in the field of museum studies from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Sunday, May 20.  With the Washington Monument in front of them and the nation’s capital behind them, speakers at the commencement ceremony told graduates to maintain their passion for service and learning and to continue contributing to the success of the nation.