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Education

  • HCMS Choir brings home trophies

    The Harrison County Middle School Treble Choir and Baritone Boys traveled to Mason, Ohio for the Music in the Parks national competition on May 11, 2013.
    The Treble Choir consisted of both 7th and 8th grade mixed voices. The choir performed a vocal fiddle piece, “Cripple Creek” (Emily Crocker), and a lullaby, “La Loo La Lo” (Sandra Howard). Anna Blake McDaniel, seventh grader, accompanied the Treble Choir on the piano for the lullaby.

  • Over 100 attend LVC/MCTC’s 2013 Kid’s College

    For the first time in many years, Kid’s College was held during a very rainy week, but lo and behold it managed for five days to stop long enough to get all the kids in, through their classes and field trips and to dismissal with nary a drop.
    One-hundred-twenty students celebrated some terrific spotlighted moments. For instance, the engineering class  built a 6-1 solar powered car and let it cruise down the long college hall to the delight of all the class and the instructor.

  • HCHS Singers Choir invited to perform in Disney’s holiday festivities

    Each evening, nearly 400 performers fill the stage to create this mainstay of Disney’s holiday festivities. The orchestra consists of 51 professional musicians from the central Florida area. The choir is comprised of Walt Disney World cast member volunteers, along with high school and community groups from over 30 states. During the six weeks of Candlelight Processional performances, over 16,000 vocalists participate in this massed choir program.

  • Academic briefs

    Dr. Juston Pate, Maysville Community and Technical College’s chief academic officer, has released the Dean’s List and the President’s Honors list for full and part-time students for the spring 2013 semester.
    MCTC offers classes on the Maysville Campus, Licking Valley Campus-Cynthiana, Rowan Campus-Morehead, Donald W. Kiser Paris Extension and Montgomery Extension-Mt. Sterling as well as through distance education classes.
    Harrison County students on these lists include:

  • Academic briefs

    Kelsi Strawzell graduated May 11, 2013, suma cum laude from Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. She was an honor’s scholar, a Campus Crusade for Christ leader, and a member of Alpha Lambda Delta.
    She is the daughter of Steve and Rhonda Strawzell, granddaughter of Charlie Cooper and the late Norma Cooper of Cynthiana and Lola Strawzell of Redwood Falls, Minn.
    Employment plans are pending.

  • Boy Scout Troop 76
  • Cub Scout Pack 60
  • Academic briefs

    EKU DEAN’S LIST
    Eastern Kentucky University has announced 338 Dean’s Award recipients for the Spring 2013 semester.
    Award recipients include:
    Megan Nicole Perrin of Berry, a senior Public Relations major
    Jeff Alan Seivers of Cynthiana, a senior Homeland Security major
    Michael Spencer Stone of Cynthiana, a senior Music major.

  • MCTCS Licking Valley Campus welcomes intim director of financial aid and assistant campus director

    Sandy Power wanted an education and she got started right here at home in Cynthiana.  
    Now with a master’s degree, Power is currently the interim director of financial aid and the assistant campus director of the Licking Valley Campus of Maysville Community and Technical College.   
    She received an associates in arts degree from MCTC in 1997.  She continued to pursue higher education and received her bachelor’s degree in 1999 from Midway College in organizational management.  

  • Academic briefs

    On May 24, 2013, Logan Duncan received his diploma for the Combination Structural and Pipe Welding Program from Hobart Institute of Welding Technology located in Troy, Ohio. After successfully completing a nine-month program, Duncan holds certificates in GTAW, SMAW and FCAW as an AWS Certified Welder.
    He is the son of Gary and Teresa Duncan.