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Education

  • Oldham students earn diplomas from Transy

    Five local students recently earned bachelor’s degrees from Transylvania University.

    Stefanie Rachelle Brock, a biology and Spanish language and literature double major, graduated with honors in Spanish. Brock is the daughter of Claude and Susan Brock of La Grange and an Oldham County High School graduate.

  • Two awarded Byrd Honors Scholarship

    Kenny Minielly of Prospect and Joel Lowery of Crestwood recently earned a four-year Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship for $1,5000 per year.

    Minielly, a 2008 graduate of Louisville Trinity High School, will attend Vanderbilt University to study biological sciences.

    At Trinity, Minielly was a member of the quick recall team, lacrosse team, National Honor Society, Beta Club, environmental club and Spanish club.

  • JCTC honors dean's list students

    Four local students made the spring semester dean’s list at Jefferson Community and Technical College-Carrollton Campus. The students include Kristina Nichole Bell, Leigh Anne Parise, Jason Townsend and Ben Patrick Oliver. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must earn a minimum grade-point average of 3.5.

  • Honor rolls

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  • Three OCHS seniors participate in leadership conference

    Josh Jordan Gilpin, Jessica LyAnn McCall and Thomas Austin Reynolds, seniors at Oldham County High School, were chosen to attend the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders, sponsored by Kentucky Farm Bureau.

    IFAL is a five-day summer leadership conference that exposes students to college life and explores different fields of study for careers in agriculture.

  • First Megan Lucas scholarship awarded

    The first recipient of the Megan Lucas Choral Scholarship was Lacey Wilkey on May 17, Megan’s birthday. Wilkey was awarded a $4,000 scholarship that will be dispersed over four years. Wilkey will attend the University of Louisville and plans to major in nursing. She is a four-year member of the Oldham County High School’s Madrigal Choir under the direction of Bambi Wright.

  • Education briefs

    Students receive Farm Bureau scholarships

    Patricia Smith and Joshua Dabbs, students at Oldham County High School, both received scholarship grants from programs administered through the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation.

    Smith recieved the Leadership in Agriculture Award Scholarship for $3,000.

  • Middle school project has trickle-down effect

    There’s a song that says, “we are led to those who help us most to groweeand we help them in return.” For East Oldham teachers Dennis Mangum and Kristy Reeder, those lyrics couldn’t be more true.

  • Local senior selected for National Society of High School Scholars

    The National Society of High School Scholars announces that Oldham County High School senior Chase Hamby of Crestwood has been selected for membership. The society recognizes top scholars and invites only those students who have achieved superior academic excellence. The announcement was made by NSHSS Founder and Chairman Claes Nobel, senior member of the family that established the Nobel Prizes.

  • South graduate participates in Lipscomb engineering competition

    Crestwood student Casey Burkhart was one of nine Lipscomb University engineering students who competed in the 2008 Baja SAE Competition, an off-road vehicle 100-mile endurance race held annually by the Society of Automotive Engineers.