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Education

  • Carroll Co. students recognized for academic achievements at EKU

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,999 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2017 semester. The graduates were honored at separate academic college commencement ceremonies May 12-13.

    Local EKU graduates were Melissa Sue Stewart of Sanders, graduating cum laude with a nursing degree and Steven Nicholas Abbott of Carrollton, graduating cum laude with a police studies degree.

    The new degree holders join more than 140,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world.

  • Franklin College athletic training students excel in national board certification exam

    Franklin College’s senior class of undergraduate athletic training students recently took the national Athletic Training Board of Certification (BOC) exam for the 2016-17 academic year. 

    Franklin’s undergraduate athletic training program has maintained above a 96 percent first-time pass rate for the past eight years, significantly higher than the national average of 67 percent.  The program also has had the highest first-time pass rate for the exam of all Indiana schools that have an accredited undergraduate athletic training program.

  • CCMS band rental night July 27

    Keep calm and join band! Carroll County Middle School’s band rental night will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 27, in the band room.

    Join Carroll County Middle School band director Kelly Hash, Carroll County High School band director Brad Howard and the staff at Mel Owen Music to learn about the band program.

    Don’t know what to play? Instructors will be present to help students try out many different instruments and figure out which instrument is the best fit.

  • Cartmell Registration Day July 31

    Cartmell Elementary hosts Registration Day Monday, July 31, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in the gym. Parents can complete back to school paperwork, talk with members of the Transportation Department and meet with the school’s counselor and Family Ties Resource staff. Parents also will receive their student’s class placement.

  • KIP report finds students try tobacco and alcohol

    The alcohol and cigarette usage by Carroll County students is following the national trend as reported in the Kentucky Incentives for Prevention survey of students in grades six, eight, 10 and 12.

    National and Kentucky trends summarized in the survey report say that alcohol use among 10th graders has steadily declined in the U.S., dropping more than 50 percent between 2000 and 2016. Alcohol use among 10th graders has generally fallen slightly below the U.S. rate and the decline in use has been seen among Kentucky youth as well.

  • Livingood named Carroll’s superintendent for interim year

    The Carroll County Board of Education named retired Grant County Schools superintendent Ron Livingood as interim superintendent at the June 29, meeting. He was the superintendent from April 2011-Dec. 31, 2016.

    The board approved a one-year contract beginning July 1, 2017, and ending June 30, 2018. Livingood will work 220 days for the district and will begin his duties July 12.

    Studer Education

    Nannette Johnston from Studer Education provided “a where are we and what has been done” update to the Carroll County Board of Education.

  • University of Kentucky Dean's List, Spring 2017

    The University of Kentucky has released its Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 semester.

    The following students from Carroll County were named to the list: Sarah Elizabeth Drysdale, sophomore, family sciences; Ethan Christopher Howell, junior, mechanical engineering; Makena B. Kindoll, senior, management; Arial Rebecca-Marie McBurney, freshman, pre-marketing; Kelsey B. Ogden, senior, accounting; and Elliann Elizabeth Yocum, freshman, human health sciences.

    To view the complete list, visit http://www.uky.edu/PR/News/DeansList.

  • 2017 CCHS Honor Roll | Fourth Nine Weeks

    Ninth Grade

    All A’s

    Laura Ball, Lorinda Bennett, Mallory Besselman, Mason Byrd, Salvador Espinoza, Diana Espinoza, Adam Froman, Esmeralda Garcia, Destiny Mefford, Lauren Perkinson, Jacklyn Ray, Andrea Searcy, James Webster and Jenna Wilson.

    A/B

  • CCHS Honor Roll | Fourth Nine Weeks, 2017

    Ninth Grade

    All A’s

    Laura Ball, Lorinda Bennett, Mallory Besselman, Mason Byrd, Salvador Espinoza, Diana Espinoza, Adam Froman, Esmeralda Garcia, Destiny Mefford, Lauren Perkinson, Jacklyn Ray, Andrea Searcy, James Webster and Jenna Wilson.

    A/B

  • Bickers wins Dean Foods scholarship

    The National FFA Organization awarded a $1,000 Dean Foods Company scholarship to Mallary Bickers of the Carroll County FFA. The scholarship is sponsored by Dean Foods Company. Bickers plans to use the funds to pursue a degree at Georgetown College (Ky.)

    This scholarship is one of 1,888 awarded through the National FFA Organization’s scholarship program this year. Currently 115 sponsors contribute more than $2.7 million to support scholarships for students.