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Youth

  • High school news, June 28, 2013

    Sanchez attends Navy summer seminar
    Sophia Sanchez,
    a student at Collins High School, was selected to participate in the 2013 U.S. Naval Academy summer seminar program. Approximately 2,550 young men and women from around the nation and abroad were invited to attend this program.

  • On campus: June 21, 2013

    Shelby students pinned at Campbellsville
    Campbellsville University students receiving education degrees were told to "be the best teacher you can be; work at it" by. Frank Cheatham, senior vice president for academic affairs at CU in the School of Education's Pinning ceremony in the Russ Mobley Theater. The Shelby County students were recognized at the pinning ceremony:

  • Pie promotion

    East Middle School students raised $304.40 for the March of Dimes by paying to be part of an incentive, such as wearing a hat to school. EMS custodian Ronnie Moore (left) and teacher Casey Page were the subject of another incentive. Students paid a quarter and voted on which teacher they wanted to receive a pie in their face; afterwards, a student’s name was drawn to handle the throwing. Alyssa Roberts won the toss and hit Page with the pie, after which Page hit Moore.

  • Career conversation

    Jacob Pilsen listened as Principal Steve Coleman went over options that would help him be successful in graduating. Students at the Education Center at Cropper want a job in industrial maintenance because “I have a pretty good job now but it’s not what I want to do the rest of my life.” He has a few credits left to graduate so Coleman will help him pursue some co-op opportunities at the Area Technology Center.

  • On campus: Breanna Stratton

    Breanna Kate Stratton, a 2009 graduate of Shelby County High School, graduated cum laude from Georgetown College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. She is the daughter of Greg and Dianna Stratton of Georgetown, formerly of Shelbyville, and the granddaughter of Stewart and Geraldine Stratton of Simpsonville.

  • On campus: Kelsi Faye Shipley

    Kelsi Faye Shipley graduated magna cum laude with a degree in music education and a minor in voice from Western Kentucky University. She is seeking a position as a music teacher. She is the daughter of Todd and Michelle Shipley of Shelbyville.

  • Public schools offer summer food service program

    The Shelby County Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the open sites and times as follows: 

  • 9 preteens compete at Shelby County Fair

    The Miss Shelby County Pre-Teen contest is at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Shelby County Fairgrounds.

    A contestant must be 8 years old by June 30 and not have reached her 13th birthday by Oct. 31. Five finalists will be chosen, from which a winner and first runner-up will be chosen from the standpoint of beauty, poise and personality.

  • 3 teen contestants compete at Shelby County Fair

    Shelby County girls will compete Tuesday in the Miss Shelby County Fair Teen pageant. The winner will compete in the Miss Teen Kentucky County Fair pageant. The contestants are judged on beauty, poise and personality.

  • 7 to compete for Miss Shelby County Fair

    Seven Shelby County girls will compete Tuesday in the Miss Shelby County Fair pageant.

    A contestant must have reached her 16th birthday by Oct. 31 and shall not have reached her 22nd birthday by Oct. 31 of the year when the contest is held. Contestants will be judged from the standpoint of beauty, poise and personality.