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Education

  • Eagle Scout's project gives school's hallway a facelift

    Prior to attending registration for his junior year at South Oldham High School, Austin Woodbury spent time pulling painter’s tape off of the newly painted orange walls in Kenwood Station Elementary School’s foyer.Woodbury and a team of volunteers spent the evening be

  • Veteran principal faces new challenges

    When MariAnn Arnold became the interim principal at Camden Station Elementary nine years ago, she felt much the same as she does now, awaiting the opening of Oldham County’s newest elementary school, Locust Grove — anxious.“When I went from having absolutely no

  • Imagewest leaves its mark on Malaysia

    Students from Imagewest, the only full-service, student-run advertising and public relations agency in the nation recently spent four weeks in Malaysia working with their first international client and living at the International Islamic University Malaysia.

    Crestwood resident Samantha Hughey, a student at Western Kentucky University, is a member of Imagewest International. She is one of seven Imagewest students and leaders who participated.

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    Oldham County native earns degree from Bellarmine University

    Bellarmine University awarded 461 degrees during its 55th annual commencement in May.

    Recipients include Oldham County native Wesley Andrew Smith, who graduated magna cum laude with a double major in business administration and economics.

  • Pursuing political dreams in the nation's capital

    La Grange student Sean Atkins forwent a traditional summer and followed his passion for political systems and interest in freedom to Live, Learn and Intern in the nation’s capital.

    Atkins was selected for a competitive spot at the Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems from an impressive pool of applicants from around the world. ICPES is an educational program offered by The Fund for American Studies in partnership with Georgetown University.

  • The ABCs of school bus safety

    As we get back into the swing of another school year, let’s pause a moment to remind ourselves of a few basic school bus safety rules.

    You must never pass a bus with its red lights flashing and stop arm out. Not only is it illegal (you can be assessed 6 points on your license), it’s also extremely dangerous. There are children present around the bus and quite possibly crossing the road.

  • Education briefs

    Boyd named to dean’s list at Cornell University

    Lisa Marie Boyd, daughter of Lynn and Rosemarie Boyd of Crestwood, made the dean’s list for the spring semester at Cornell University.

    Boyd is a 2005 graduate of North Oldham High School. She has just completed her junior year and is majoring in Sociology.

  • Neihof receives civil engineering scholarship

    A recent graduate of Oldham County High School in Buckner has been awarded a scholarship to study civil engineering at Western Kentucky University.

    Zachary L. Neihof, 18, is one of 27 students across the state to receive the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s civil engineering scholarship for 2008. Established in 1948, it has been awarded to more than 1,500 Kentucky students.

  • 73 from Oldham named to UK dean's list

    The University of Kentucky recently honored 73 students from Oldham County as dean’s list students. To be named to the dean’s list, students must earn a minimum 3.6 grade-point average.

    Students honored from Oldham County include:

    • Michael Andrew Allen, Crestwood, junior, management;

  • Goshen students earn diplomas from Denison

    Two Goshen students recently graduated from Denison University.

    Lyndsey Susan Dearmond earned a bachelor of science degree with a major in biology. Dearmond is the daughter of Robert and Sue Dearmond of Goshen and a graduate of South Oldham High School.