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Education

  • Oldham students named to Universityof Louisville’s dean’s list

    Several Oldham County students were named to the dean’s list at the University of Louisville for the spring semester.

  • Local students graduate from Centre College

    Several local students recently earned a bachelor’s degree from Centre College. 

    Tyler Foote earned degrees in government and history.  He was awarded The Jobson Memorial Prize for student government association.

    Foote is the son of Donald and Kellie Foote of Goshen and is a graduate of North Oldham High School.

    Tamaryn Tuller earned a degree in elementary education, and graduated cum laude.

    Tuller is the daughter of Oliver and Karen Tuller of Prospect and is a graduate of North Oldham High School.

  • Two from Oldham graduate from Centre College

    Two Oldham students recently graduated from Centre College.

    Allison Perkins earned a degree in mathematics, and graduated cum laude. Perkins is the daughter of Doug Perkins of Crestwood and an Oldham County High School graduate. 

    Ryan Smith earned a degree in biochemistry and molecular biology. Smith is the son of Jeff and Diane Smith of Crestwood and an OCHS graduate.

  • Local students graduate from Eastern Kentucky University

    • Brandon Berry graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in construction management

    • Alison Madden graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies

    • Lindsey Riggs graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science

    • Jessica Roberts graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science

    • Laura Stedronsky graduated with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education

    • Michael Breit graduated with bachelor’s degree in construction management.

  • Ky. schools are becoming safer

    Kentucky schools are safer now compared to five years ago, according to a recent report. As far as Oldham County schools, it’s tougher to discern.

    A report issued by the Kentucky Center for School Safety shows from 2003 to 2008, the state saw an 18.3 percent decline in disciplinary actions and a 34.3 percent decline in drug incidences.

    Despite the overall decline, a couple categories saw a jump. 

  • Dancing with the stars

    The Oldham County Schools Arts Center will play host to the the Lavelle Smith Jazz and Hip Hop camp Aug. 3-7.

    The camp is high energy and intensive, in which students will get to work with the internationally renowned choreographer Lavelle Smith.  

    Smith is a MTV award-winning choreographer who has worked with Beyonce Knowles, the Rolling Stones, the late Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson.

  • Beyke graduates from Murray State University

    Andrew M. Beyke of Crestwood recently graduated from Murray State University. 

    He earned a bachelor’s degree in athletic training. Beyke is the son of Jeff and Julie Beyke.

     

  • Atkin awarded Robert Byrd honors scholarship

    Andrea Atkin was recently awarded a $1,500 Robert C. Byrd honors scholarship to help pay for her college education.

    Atkin, a 2009 graduate of Oldham County High School, will attend the University of Oklahoma to study business and political science.

    While at OCHS, Atkin was a member of the National Honor Society, speech team, Student YMCA, Service Club, track team, academic team, Beta Club, Sigma Sigma Delta and drama.

    She is the daughter of Robert and Ann Atkin of La Grange. 

     

  • Team goes to international competition

    Two North Oldham Middle School teams and a Harmony Elementary School team recently competed at the Odyssey of the Mind  International Competition at the University of Iowa in Ames.  

    Teams have been preparing for this competition for seven months. The path to achieve this opportunity is rigorous:  teams had to place in the top four at the regional competition, and place first or second for their grade division and problem category at the state competition.  

  • Two Oldham students named to dean’s list at Bellarmine

    Kelly Dietrich and Loretta Jerdan of La Grange were named to the dean’s list at Bellarmine University for the spring semester.

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