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Youth

  • Blood drive at Whitney Young

    The students at Whitney M. Young Job Corps Center hosts Red Cross blood drives on a regular basis. Donations exceeded goal of 162 units of blood from September 2012 to May 2013. The Red Cross awards a scholarship each year to the school/center based on units of blood collected, which determines the amount of money awarded. Shanesha Benjamin, pharmacy technician and CPR certified student, was the recipient of $1,500.

  • On campus: Shelby graduates from Murray

    Debra Jenkins graduated from Murray State University and received a Bachelor of Science in agriculture. She is the daughter of David and Dana Jenkins of Pleasureville.

    Cara Elizabeth Lyonsgraduated and received a Bachelor of Science major in education, focusing on special ed and middle school science. She is the daughter of Dennis and Cindy Gullion of Shelbyville and D. Cole Lyons of Lexington.

  • On campus: UK dean’s list

    The University of Kentucky released its dean's list for the spring 2013 semester. A total of 5,196 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance. Local students were:

    §       Steven J. Bradley, senior, biology

    §       Tiffany Marie Broughton, freshman, political science

    §       Clayton L. Brown, junior, political science

  • On campus: Eades receives scholarship to Morehead

    Sarah Anne Eades received a $2,500 scholarship to Morehead State University to pursue a degree in agriculture sciences. Her father, Danny Allen Eades, is employed by Process Machinery Inc. in Shelbyville. The total allocation of $58,000 was distributed by the Kentucky Highway Industries (KHI) Scholarship committee to students during the 2013-2014 school year. The total amount of $496,000 has been awarded since 1998 to help students achieve their educational goals.

  • On campus: July 12, 2013

    Local student selected as a Spirit Master for 2013-14 at WKU

  • Local student receives civilian marksmanship program scholarship
  • Georgetown grad

    Kathern Lee Case graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown College. She is the daughter of David and Sheila Case of Pleasureville; granddaughter Paul T. and Joyce Case, both deceased; and great-granddaughter of the late Mildred Peak Case.

  • Van Stockum granted degree from Stanford

    Philip Bareham Van Stockum, 29, son of Reggie Van Stockum of Shelby County and Kerry Van Stockum of Aptos, Calif., has been granted the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Physics from Stanford University.

    His doctoral dissertation was titled, “Towards Controlled Nanostructure Fabrication and Characterization using Combined Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Atomic Layer Deposition.”

  • On campus: Kennedy graduates from WKU

    Meghan Kennedy graduated summa cum laude from Western Kentucky University. She is the daughter of Robert and Carissa Kennedy and granddaughter of Ozzie and Charlotte Bradley, all of Shelbyville.

  • On campus: Matthews graduates from Vanderbilt

    David Baxter Matthewsgraduated from Vanderbilt’s College of Arts and Science with his majors in economics and political science.

    He was named to the dean’s list his last semester. To make the dean’s list, a student must make a 3.5 grade-point average, and his was 3.925.

    He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and served as secretary his sophomore year.