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Education

  • Local students named to dean’s list at Transylvania University

    Gregory Finch of Crestwood and David Akers of Pewee Valley were recently named to the dean’s list at Transylvania University.

    Finch, a junior, is a graduate of Oldham County High School and is studying sociology. He is the son of John and Cecilia Finch.

    Akers, a senior, is a graduate of South Oldham High School and is studying mathematics and psychology. He is the son of Carol Akers.

    To be named to the dean’s list at Transylvania, students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average.ee

  • First-graders at St. Francis School deliver donations

    Representatives from the first-grade classes at St. Francis School in Goshen recently delivered three carloads of toys, clothing, diapers, books and art supplies to Wayside Christian Mission’s Child Development Center, which provides daycare services for up to 50 homeless children age five and younger in the community.

    The project began in September with a visit from Wayside representatives. 

    After the presentation, the students began a three-month program to earn money and collect items that could be used by the center. 

  • Kopper named to dean’s list at Baldwin-Wallace College

    Emily Kopper of Prospect was named to the dean’s list at Baldwin-Wallace College for the fall semester.

    Students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average or higher to be named to the dean’s list.

  • Smialek named to dean’s list at University of Kentucky

    Jenna Rae Smialek of Pewee Valley was named to the dean’s list at the University of Kentucky for the fall semester. 

    Students named to the dean’s list at UK must earn a 3.5 grade-point average or higher.

    Smialek is a 2005 graduate of South Oldham High School. She is the daughter of Paula Cash and Kurt Smialek.

  • A way with words

    North Oldham Middle School hosted a poetry slam competition for sixth-graders Feb. 2. Students wrote poems and performed their work with each classroom electing a winner. Those seven finalists were part of the Poetry Slam in the school gymnasium. A slam is the competitive art of performance poetry placing focus on not just the writing itself but also on the performance of the words. 

  • Berry named to Drury University’s dean’s list

    Derek M. Berry of Crestwood was recently named to the dean’s list at Drury University. 

    To be named to the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.6 grade-point average.

  • Oldham students named to dean’s list at Georgetown College

    Several local students were recently named to the dean’s list at Georgetown College for the fall semester.

    To be named to the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.7 grade-point average. 

    Those on the dean’s list from Crestwood include Caitlin M. Chilton, daughter of Tim and Regina Chilton; Brittany D. Hawkins, daughter of John and Gayle Hawkins; Samantha R. Owens, daughter of Jeff and Carol Owens; Chelsey A. Reid, daughter of Sheila Reid; and Michelle Ann Dresselhaus, daughter of Mary and Terry Dresselhaus. 

  • Girl Scout troops host father/daughter dance

    Girl Scout Troops 197 and 300 are hosting the 14th annual father/daughter Valentine’s Day dance from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at Camden Station Elementary School.ee

    Admission is $10 per couple and includes snacks, patch, crafts, a photo of the couple and dancing.ee

    Corsages can be purchased at the event for $5.ee No registration is required. 

    Proceeds benefit Girl Scouts Family and Community partnership campaign.ee For information, call Terri at 222-0646 or 435-4853.

  • Kopper named to dean’s list at Baldwin-Wallace College

    Emily Kopper of Prospect was named to the dean’s list at Baldwin-Wallace College for the fall semester.

    Students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average to be named to the dean’s list.

  • South Oldham hosts college, career night

    South Oldham High School will host a college and career night from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the  SOHS cafeteria.

    The topic isee alternatives to attending a four-year college and allows students to learn what options are available to those who may not want to or be able to attend a four-year college right out of high school.ee 

    Representatives from local career schools and community colleges will discuss programs available to high school graduates.