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Education

  • Oldham students named to president’s list at EKU

    For the spring semester, more than 700 Eastern Kentucky University students were named to the president’s list. Among those on the president’s list were students from Oldham County: Maranatha Schulte of La Grange, a junior studying general studies in arts and sciences; Jonathan Sherry of La Grange, a senior studying history; and Stephanie Lynch of La Grange, a junior studying biology.

    To be named to the president’s list at EKU, students must earn a 4.0 grade-point average.

     

  • Local students graduate from Centre College

    Several local students recently earned bachelor’s degrees from Centre College in Danville. 

    Erin Menard earned a bachelor’s degree in design and culture, and graduated magna cum laude. She also earned the Female Athlete of the Year award.

    Menard is the daughter of Tim and Lisa Menard of Crestwood and a graduate of Oldham County High School.

    Jimmy Dan Theiss earned degrees in government and history.  He  is the son of James and Nancy Theiss of La Grange and is a graduate of Oldham County High School.

  • Local graduates from Transylvania

    Chelsea Kelley recently graduated from Transylvania University. 

    Kelley, a South Oldham High School graduate, earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and  minored in women’s studies. 

    She is the daughter of Bruce Kelley of Crestwood and Sharon Kelley of Borden, Ind.

  • Local students named to dean’s list at Georgetown

    Madelynn Davis and Shelley Ware were named to the dean’s list at Georgetown College for the spring semester.

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

    Davis is the daughter of Patrick and Pamela Davis of La Grange.

    Ware is the daughter of Michael and Connie Markham of La Grange, and granddaughter of Jim and JoAnn Markham of La Grange.

  • Nakamura awarded Robert C. Byrd honors scholarship

    Brad Nakamura has earned a $1,500 Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship.

    Nakamura, a 2009 graduate of Oldham County High School, will attend Xavier University in Cincinnati and study chemistry.

    While at OCHS, Nakamura was a member of the chess, academic, speech and soccer teams. 

    He is the son of Cathleen and Alan Nakamura of Crestwood. 

  • Sawicki accepted into fine arts program

    Katherine Marie Sawicki, daughter of Michael and Sadra Sawicki of Crestwood, has been accepted into the Chautauqua Summer School of Fine and Performing Arts.  

    Sawicki, a ninth-grader, will study dance.

  • University of Montana announces presidential leadership scholars

    David George of La Grange is among 24 incoming freshman earning the presidential leadership scholarship from the University of Montana.

    The scholarship recognizes outstanding talent, academic performance, leadership and contribution to the community.

    Scholarship recipients will become members of UM’s Davidson Honors College and receive a four-year tuition waiver and an additional $5,000 to $7,500 per year.

  • Oldham student graduates from Lehigh

    Clay Talley of Crestwood is one of more than 1,000 graduates at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Penn. in May. 

    Talley earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

  • Oldham students named to dean’s list at Eastern Kentucky

    For the spring semester, more than 2,000 students at Eastern Kentucky University earned dean’s list honors. The list includes several students from La Grange: 

  • Honor Roll - Liberty Elementary School

    Upper Primary

    All As – Camille Witzke, John Clore, Raven Burns-Gibson, Travis Henderson, Sydney Kelley, Matthew Winkle, Abigail Geller, Trent Reed, Tate Turner, Tabitha Charter, Johnny Galvin, Kaitlin King, Ida Isenhart, Abigail Condit, Courtney Snyder, Andrew Adams, Tanner Dehler, Michael Bosko, Chandler Harlage, Lauren Hunt, Zachary Pollard, Eden Ridgeway, Alexandra Semones, Jamie Spangler, Joshua Thome, Nicholas Walz, Madison Curry, Colton Casey, Douglas Ringer and Griffin Snyder.