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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.

  • Scouts trek through New Mexico
  • FFA fair winners

    Emily Goins (left) showed her prize heifer during the FFA show at the Shelby County Fair. Pictured are Emily, 2014-15 treasurer; Sophia Brown, 2014-15 reporter and 2015-16 president; and Kayci Campbell, 2015-16 reporter.

  • On campus: July 24, 2015

    Area students were among 327 members of the class of 2015 who graduated from Centre College at the 192nd Commencement ceremony in May. This year's class included multiple national award winners, as well as an ROTC commission. Local students were:

  • Kentucky insects at Clear Creek Elementary
  • On campus: July 17, 2015

    Harris graduates from Northern

    Tiffany Marie Harris graduated from Northern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in social work. A 2010 graduate of Shelby County High School, she is the daughter of Jerome and Denise Harris and mother of Jeriah Harris.

  • On campus: July 10, 2015

    The University of Kentucky College of Medicine Class of 2015 assumed the title of “doctor” during the commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 16. The graduating class consisted of 113 students who will pursue 22 different specialties.

    Local students were:

  • On campus: July 10, 2015

    Rogers graduates from Baylor

    Baylor University conferred degrees on more than 2,300 graduates during spring commencement exercises in the Ferrell Center on the Baylor campus. Jenna Celeste Rogers, of Simpsonville, Bachelor of Arts, medical humanities, cum laude.

  • Local student wins scholarship

    Jacob Barnett dreams of researching new advances in agriculture.  Rachel Sibert loves animals and would like to care for them as a veterinarian.  Taylor Nash believes nothing would be better than teaching future generations about the science he loves – agriculture.  All three of these young people will begin following those dreams with the scholarship help of the Louisville Ag Club.

  • On campus: July 3, 2015

    Local students on dean’s list at Berea
    Local students named to the dean’s list at Berea College were Nathaniel Ayers of Shelbyville and Tevin Shouse of Mount Eden. A student is named to the List who achieves a GPA of 3.4 or higher for a minimum course load equivalent to 16 semester hours.

    Campbellsville grads