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Education

  • Cynthiana Elks
  • Academic briefs

    The following students have been named to the Dean’s List at Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky, for the 2011 spring semester. The Dean’s List honors undergraduate students who completed the semester with at least 12 credit hours and a 3.7 GPA, according to Dr. Rosemary Allen, Provost/Academic Dean.
    Samantha L. Richardson of Sadieville. Samantha is the daughter of Gary and Terri Richardson.
    Cassie Elizabeth Williams of Sadieville. Cassie is the daughter of Dennis and Teresa Williams of Sadieville.

  • Westside Elementary Awards Program
  • HCMS Reading Counts holds annual auction

    Harrison County Middle School has offered the Reading Counts Program in seventh grade for 12 years under the direction of Tammy Bunch and Tamara King.
    Reading Counts is designed to encourage student reading at the middle school level.
    Throughout the school year, students read books and take comprehension tests on the computer. Books are assigned a point value based on reading level. The higher the reading level, the more points the book is worth. Each nine weeks, the top 13 students with the highest points are recognized and their photo appears in the Democrat.

  • Academic briefs

    Samantha Cecile Stubbs graduated cum laude from Kentucky Christian University in Grayson, Ky. on May 7, 2011, with a Bachelor of Arts in Counseling Psychology.
    She is a 2007 graduate of Harrison County High School, and the daughter of Linda Stubbs and Mark Stubbs.

  • Academic briefs

    Lesley Ann Hatfield, Valedictorian of the 2011 graduating class at Lee High School, is the daughter of Myron and Joyce Hatfield of Pennington Gap, Va., formerly of Cynthiana.
    Her school activities included JV basketball, JV softball, varsity softball, and Color Guard, and the Lee High Generals Marching Band. She was a member in Spanish Club, Science Club, Senior Beta Club, Co-ed Hi Y, DECA and FBLA.
    Hatfield has been recognized as a National Honor student. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa and has been a Girl Scouts of America member for 13 years.

  • Academic briefs

    PERKINS
    Gary Allen Perkins of Cynthiana graduated from Samford University during spring commencement on May 14, 2011. Perkins earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree.
    Samford University is consistently ranked in the top tier of its peer group by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1841, it is the largest private university in Alabama.

    SMITH

  • Academic briefs

    Lesley Ann Hatfield, Valedictorian of the 2011 graduating class at Lee High School, is the daughter of Myron and Joyce Hatfield of Pennington Gap, Va., formerly of Cynthiana.
    Her school activities included JV basketball, JV softball, varsity softball, and Color Guard, and the Lee High Generals Marching Band. She was a member in Spanish Club, Science Club, Senior Beta Club, Co-ed Hi Y, DECA and FBLA.
    Hatfield has been recognized as a National Honor student. She is a member of Phi Theta Kappa and has been a Girl Scouts of America member for 13 years.

  • School/district improvement system will be available online

    The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has contracted with AdvancED®, parent company of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), to provide a Web-based school and district improvement planning framework and management system beginning in the 2012-13 school year.
    AdvancED’s Adaptive System of School Improvement Support Tools, or ASSIST™, can be used for the required Comprehensive School and District Improvement Planning (CSIP/CDIP) process that has been mandated for nearly 20 years.

  • Harrison County Middle School Awards