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Education

  • Delgado earns Imagine America scholarship

    Arianna Delgado of La Grange recently earned the Imagine America scholarship – $1,000 in tuition assistance from the Imagine America Foundation.

    Delgado, a graduate of Oldham County High School will attend Sullivan University in Louisville and plans to study criminal justice.

    Savage joins staff of Seven Counties Services Inc.

    Nancy Savage of Oldham County was recently hired as principal social worker at Seven Counties Services Inc. 

    Seven Counties is  the region’s comprehensive behavioral health care center.

  • Crase nominated for teaching award

    Jenn Crase, an eighth-grade math teacher at South Oldham Middle School is one of three Kentucky finalists for the Presidential Award for Mathematics teaching grades 7-12.  

    Crase will be recognized at the Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics conference Oct. 9.  One of three finalists will be chosen to win the award.  The winner will earn a trip to DC and $10,000.

  • Seventh-graders qualify for Talent Identification Program

    St. Aloysius in Pewee Valley recently announced that 16 students from the seventh grade qualified to participate in the Duke Talent Identification Program, almost 50 percent of the class. 

    The Duke University Talent Identification Program is recognized as a leader in identifying and serving the educational needs of academically gifted youth. 

    Participation in the program allows the students to have a better picture of their academic abilities and gives them resources for more varied educational opportunities. 

  • Local scout receives National Eagle Scout Merit Scholarship

    Brandon Kulengowski is one of 56 Eagle Scouts from across the country who recently received a $1,000 scholarship from the National Eagle Scout Association. 

    More than 4,500 applications were submitted for different Eagle Scout scholarship programs.

    Kulengowski plans to attend the University of Kentucky and study chemical engineering. 

    Kulengowski is a 2009 graduate of Oldham County High School.

  • Oldham students graduate from Indiana Wesleyan University

    Among the 1,445 students at Indiana Wesleyan University who earned degrees at graduation Aug. 8 were several from Crestwood.

    Graduates included Sydell Jolly, who earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing; Brian Jones, master’s degree in management; Jane Kitle, master’s degree in nursing, primary care; and Emily Williams, bachelor’s degree in business information systems online.

  • Oldham students audition for Actor’s Theatre production

    During this year’s auditions for the Actor’s Theatre production of “A Christmas Story,” three Oldham County students made the finals for the part of “Ralphie” out of hundreds of participants.

    Evan Boggs, 10, a student at Centerfield Elementary and Jakob Mutchler, 7,  a stduent at Locust Grove Elementary made it to the top 18 in the semi-final round.

    Seth Dewey, 9, a student at Camden Station Elementary made it to the top 9 final round.

  • Oldham students participate in governor’s scholars program

     More than 1,000 Kentucky high school juniors attended this year’s Governor’s Scholars Program for five weeks.

    Among them were several from Oldham County including Rachel S. Aretakis, Morgan M. Wilson, Melissa A. Northrup, Corine N. Finney, Thomas A. Mann Jr. and Taylor G. Pospisil.

  • La Grange Elementary PTA represented at conference

    Representatives from the La Grange Elementary PTA were among the over 200 attendees of the Kentucky PTA’s third annual Leadership Conference that recently took place in Louisville.  

    Chuck Saylors, the first male National PTA President, conducted several workshops on PTA National Standards and Membership. More than 50 workshops were offered to attendees including Working with Working Parents, Cyberbullying, Childhood Obesity, Report Cards, Suicide Prevention, Father Involvement, and Working with your School Board.

  • Lanning graduates from Indiana Wesleyan

    Robin Lanning of Westport was among 1,445 students at Indiana Wesleyan University who earned degrees at graduation Aug. 8.

    Lanning earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from IWU.

  • High school junior could win scholarship, photo shoot

    One Kentucky high school junior will win a $500 scholarship to use at a Kentucky college of his or her choice — and a photo shoot for the winner’s school. All the junior has to do is tell about the biggest challenge high school students face in 200 words or less.

    The “Promote Your School” scholarship contest is sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. Photos from the winning school will be used in KHEAA books and other publications.