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Education

  • Withers named associate provost of undergraduate education

    Benjamin C. Withers, who has led the University of Kentucky Division of Undergraduate Education at the interim level, has been named the associate provost for undergraduate education. He officially took over the position Feb. 1.
    The announcement was made by Provost Christine Riordan at the recommendation of the search committee, led by Scott Kelley, and consisting of the following members:
    Associate Professor Ruth Beattie, Department of Biology;
    Assistant Director of Academic Initiatives Trisha Clement, Residence Life;

  • Mr. Mojo brings message to empower Harrison County students

    By Josh Shepherd, News writer
    “Every person in every school can make a difference” was the key message that Mr. Mojo, a nationally celebrated anti-bullying spokesperson, brought to Harrison County school students Monday.
    Mr. Mojo, also known as Travis Brown, is the high energy spokesperson behind a national campaign to address school bullying. His “No Bullying” tour has received backing from the MTV cable channel and several major media outlets nationwide.

  • Academic briefs

    BARNETT, GRENIER, WILLHOIT
    Kassandra R. Barnett, Kelly N. Grenier, and Sarah K. Willhoit of Cynthiana have been named to Fall 2013 Dean’s List at Berea College.  A student is named to the Dean’s List who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher for a minimum course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

    MCTC DEAN’S LIST
    Maysville Community and Technical College has released the Dean’s List for full- and part-time students for the Fall 2013 semester.

  • LVC basketball team to play Friday at City Hall

    Basketball has been one answer this winter to the need for a student activity schedule for Licking Valley Campus students.
    Tracy Stamper and Trina Shields collaborated with officials at City Hall and worked hard to encourage participation. The opportunity is open for men and women students, staff members and faculty.
    Five sessions are on the schedule for this winter’s game times and practices.
    The first intramural game was Feb. 7. Others are planned for Feb. 21, March 14 and March 21.

  • Knights of Columbus
  • Graves participates in All-State Symphonic Band

    On Saturday, Feb. 8, the Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA) wrapped up its annual conference with performances given by the All-State Bands and Orchestras.  
    Harrison County High School senior Luke Graves participated in the performance of the All-State Symphonic Band, the state’s top student ensemble.  

  • HCHS speech team takes second in regional competition

    The Harrison County High School speech team came away from regional competition with a second place finish on Feb. 8.
    Four members of the team also finished No. 1 in the region in their respective events.
    Bringing home first place finishes were Lauren Shepard in broadcasting, Jared Thomas, extemporaneous speaking, Ross Smith, declamation, and Jacob Sanders, original oratory.

  • MCTC to host Super Sunday
  • School Menus

    * Menus subject to change due to weather and delivery.

    BREAKFAST
    ST. EDWARD SCHOOL
    MONDAY: Breakfast pizza or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    TUESDAY: Pancakes with syrup, Gogurt or cereal, toast, yogurt, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    WEDNESDAY: Sausage biscuit or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.
    THURSDAY: Cinnamon toast, Gogurt or cereal, toast, fruit or juice choice, choice of milk.

  • Academic briefs

     DEAN’S AWARD
    Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) announces the Dean’s award recipients for the Fall 2013 semester.
    Local students honored were:
    Jennifer Brett, Berry, senior, General Dietetics.
    Nicole Foright, Cynthiana, sophomore, Pre-Occupational Science.
    Michael Jackson, Cynthiana, sophomore, Music.
    Weston Jenkins, Cynthiana, senior, Applied Engineering Management.
    Cindy Rognstad, Cynthiana, junior, Anthropology.
    Lucinda Boyers, Sadieville, sophomore, Pre-Medical Lab Science.