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Education

  • EKU announces awards, Dean’s List, graduates

    Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 1,557 students earned President’s List honors for the Spring 2018 semester. The list includes Carroll County High School graduates Natalie Abbott, senior, elementary education teacher; and Shianne Mefford, junior, apparel design and merchandise.

  • Woods graduates from Wichita State

    Katerina J. Woods of Carrollton, Ky. completed a Bachelor of Science degree in health science, at Wichita State University in the Spring 2018 semester.

    Undergraduate students who have attained a grade point average of 3.9 out of a possible 4.0 received the summa cum laude award; those with an average of 3.55 received the magna cum laude award; and those with an average of 3.25 received the cum laude.

    WSU enrolls about 15,000 students and offers more than 50 undergraduate degree programs in more than 150 areas of study in six undergraduate colleges.

  • Statewide Success

    The Carroll County FFA attended the Kentucky FFA state convention June 5-7, in Lexington. Along with enjoying a dance, concert, fellowship, workshops and lots of networking, several students competed and brought home great honors, FFA Advisor Mackenzie Wright said.

  • Ivy Tech announces Dean’s List

    Ivy Tech Community College Madison, Ind. campus recently released its Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester. The college names to the Dean’s List any degree-seeking student who has accumulated 12 or more earned credit hours, is enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours during the term involved, and earns a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

  • BOE tables discussion on pushing back start times

    The Carroll County School Board further postponed its decision June 21, on changing the school district’s start time.

    “The main concern for people is that it will inconvenience them, but it inconveniences people now,” Assistant Superintendent Doug Oak said. Since board member D’anne Smith couldn’t attend the meeting, she requested the issue be tabled so that she may discuss and vote on the issue with the rest of the board.

  • Studying STEM

    Carroll County Middle School students Shawna McAlister and Citlaly Cruz Garcia were accepted into the National Youth Leadership Forum: Explore STEM summer program at Loyola University Chicago. NYLF Explore STEM is a unique learning experience for bright, forward-thinking middle school students who will evolve into the next generation of innovators, engineers, doctors, forensic scientists, mathematicians and physicists, according to its website.

  • Transylvania’s Dean’s List

    Kathryn Gillespie of Carrollton was named to the Transylvania University Dean’s List for winter 2018. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.

  • UK announces Spring Dean’s List

    The University of Kentucky has named Karlee Mykel Sherman of Carrollton, primary major, Psychology; Eliann Elizabeth Yocum of Carrollton, primary major, Human Health Sciences; and Noah D. Abercrombie of Sanders, primary major, Chemical Engineering to its Dean’s List for the Spring 2018 semester.

  • Frye finishes 8th nationally in math

    This school year was the first year for the Carroll County Middle Junior Beta Club, a nationally recognized academic club. The school took 40 students to state and two students, Andrew Frye and Lylah Cox, qualified for nationals.

  • Honors Day