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Education

  • The longest ride

    You think your commute is long.How about Annabel Unker? She spends about two hours a day commuting to and from North Oldham Middle School. She has one of the longest bus rides in the county, out to the northeastern corner of Oldham.

  • Education Briefs

    Local juniors participate in Governor’s Scholars Program during summerThirty-two high school juniors attended this year’s Governor’s Scholars Program for five weeks in June and July.

  • Harcourt receives Omicron Delta Kappa scholarship

    Sarah Harcourt of La Grange, a graduate of Transylvania University, was selected as one of Omicron Delta Kappa’s 2008 scholarship recipients.To be chosen as a recipient of an Omicron Delta Kappa Foundation Scholarship, a member must have been a senior or have graduated with

  • Local students named to dean's list at Vanderbilt University

    Local students were named to the Vanderbilt University dean’s list for the spring semester. All attend the School of Engineering.•Jonathon Michael Poe, the son of Mr. and Mrs.

  • 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.

  • Education briefs

    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.