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Education

  • 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.

  • South Oldham High School graduate visits prisons in California

    Jason Hebel, a 2005 South Oldham graduate and senior at Murray State University recently spent 10 days in California. Hebel, who is studying criminal justice, visited San Quentin, Delancey Street, Alcatraz, the Medical Facility at Vacaville, California State Prison Salano and Deuel Vocational Institute.

    Hebel was accompanied by five other classmates and a professor.

  • Crestwood students named to Lipscomb honor roll

     Three Crestwood students were named to the Lipscomb University honor roll for the spring semester.

    • Casey Burkhart, a South Oldham High School graduate studying mechanical engineering;

    • Kyle Kraemer, a SOHS graduate studying accounting; and

    • Molly Newman, a Christian Academy of Louisville graduate studying mathematics.

    To be named to the university’s honor roll, students must earn a 3.5 grade-point average.

  • Golemboski earns master’s degree from Harvard Divinity School

     David Golemboski recently earned a masters of theological studies degree from Harvard Divinity School. 

    Golemboski is a 2003 graduate of Oldham County High School and a graduate of the University of Louisville. 

    He is the son of Dan and Karen Golemboski of La Grange.

  • Kopper named to deans list at Baldwin-Wallace College

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

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