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Education

  • Walker named Spirit Master at WKU

    Whitney Walker of La Grange was recently selected as one of 32 Spirit Masters at Western Kentucky University for the 2009-10 school year.

    Spirit Masters are the official student ambassadors for WKU. The purpose of the organization is to promote service, to enhance pride and to communicate an increased understanding of WKU. 

    Spirit Masters use every opportunity to promote WKU and exemplify the university motto, “The Spirit Makes the Master.” Spirit Masters must be  in good standing with the University and must have a 2.5 grade-point average.

  • Oldham students named to University of 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.

  • Mayes, Stewart named to dean’s list at Georgetown College

    Gregory Edward Mayes Jr. and Tyler Paine Stewart were among the students named to the dean’s list at Georgetown College for the spring semester.

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

     Mayes is the son of Gregory and Karen Mayes of Prospect. Stewart is the son of  Frank and Marybeth Stewart of Goshen.

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

    The dean’s list at Transylvania University for the spring term included two students from Oldham County; Gregory Finch, a sophomore and the son of John and Cecilia Finch of Crestwood; and David Akers, a junior studying mathematics and psychology, the son of Carol Akers of Pewee Valley.

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

  • Local student graduates from Transylvania University

    North Oldham High School graduate Kelly Lynne Spratte-Lennington recently earned a bachelor’s degree from Transylvania University. 

    Spratte-Lennington graduated magna cum laude with honors in biology and psychology. 

    She is the daughter of Stephen and Kay Spratte-Lennington of Goshen.

  • Barnett graduates from University of Louisville

    Glenn A. Barnett recently graduated from the University of Louisville.

    Barnett earned a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems with a National Security Agency certification in the field of information security.

    He is the son of DeeAnn and Roy Smith of Pewee Valley.

  • Buckner graduates exemplify school’s ‘never give up’ mentality

    As a group of Buckner Alternative High School students gather in the Oldham County Schools Arts Center, principal Jonathan Wosoba stands at the podium and balances authority with friendliness as he colorfully commands the congregation.

    “OK, now another guy is going to come up here and shake your hand, but remember he’s a professional so he’s shaking with his right hand,” Wosoba says, demonstrating the act with Buckner teacher Bonnie Hatton. “And another guy is going to be up here saying ‘blah, blah, blah.’”

  • St. Catharine College announces dean’s list

    Nathan Stumler, a South Oldham High School graduate, was named to the St. Catharine College dean’s list for the spring semester.

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

     

  • Simpson earns education award in Carroll County

    Nancy Simpson, a former Oldham County educator, recently earned the Carroll County Board of Education Administrative Employee of the Year – Student Support Service Award. 

    After teaching 22 years, six in Oldham County, she left the classroom to serve as administrative coordinator at Carroll County High School.  

  • Oldham students named to dean’s list

    Jonathon Rice, Lauren Russ and Timothy Oliver, all Oldham County students, were recently named to the JCTC- Carrollton Campus dean’s list for the spring semester. To be named to the dean’s list, students must earn at least a 3.5 grade-point average.