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Youth

  • Shelby student spends week in Washington

    A Shelby County youth student is one of two Kentucky high school students that just returned from spending a week at the nation’s capital.

    Cyrus “Cy” Dutton IV of Shelbyville and Samuel Miller of Prospect were chosen from across the state to be part of the group of 104 student delegates who attended the program’s 53rdannual Washington Week March 7-14.

    The U.S. Senate Youth Program comes with a $5,000 scholarship from the Hearst Foundation.

  • State fair winners
  • SCHS dates for students/parents

    Shelby County High School has set important dates for students and parents.

    •Senior Service Day is Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon.

    •Junior Service Day is Aug. 1 from noon to 3 p.m.

  • Students should check KEES accounts for accuracy

    Kentucky high school students and 2016 graduates should check their Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) accounts for accuracy.

    KEES allows students to earn money for college by getting good grades in high school and for qualifying scores on the ACT or SAT. Students eligible for free or reduced lunches may also earn awards for good scores on Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Cambridge Advanced International exams. KEES is administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

  • Local students receive honors at Campbellsville

    Jana Leigh Kortas, a senior of Simpsonville, was named to the academic honors' dean's list for the spring 2016 semester at Campbellsville University.

    The following local students have been named to Campbellsville University's dean's list for spring 2016:

    Jesse Madison Harp, of Shelbyville, junior

  • On campus: July 22, 2016

    Local students graduates from Centre

    Nicole Pottinger of Simpsonville graduated from Centre College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in politics in May. She is the daughter of Tamara and Ronald Pottinger of Simpsonville and is a graduate of Collins High School.

  • EKU recognizes local students

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,909 graduates at the conclusion of the spring 2016 semester. The graduates were honored at separate academic college commencement ceremonies in May.

    Local students graduating were:

    Heather Nicole Amosof Shelbyville, music;

  • EKU recognizes local students on dean’s list

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,909 graduates at the conclusion of the spring 2016 semester. The graduates were honored at separate academic college commencement ceremonies in May. The new degree holders join more than 140,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world. Eastern Kentucky University is a comprehensive university serving approximately 17,000 students on its Richmond campus, at its educational centers in Corbin, Danville, Manchester and Hazard, and throughout Kentucky.

  • Shelby Energy recognizes youth tour delegates
  • On campus: July 8, 2016

    Waurio on dean’s list at MU
    Steven Waurio,
    of Shelbyville, was named to the dean's list at Miami University. He is earning a bachelor of arts majoring in history. Miami University students who achieved a 3.5 or better grade point average for second semester 2015-2016 have been named to the dean's list recognizing academic performance.