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Youth

  • SCHS dance team

  • On campus: Mahan on NKU dean’s list

    Britt Mahan was named to the dean’s list at Northern Kentucky University's for achieving an outstanding grade point average of 3.6 or greater, after completing her freshman year in the BFA program in acting, department of theater and dance. She is a member of Theta Phi Alpha sorority and is currently completing an internship at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Mahan is the daughter of Dennis Mahan and Tanya Dickinson, both of Shelbyville.

  • On campus: Adams on dean's list at Centre

    Travis Adams was named to the dean’s list for the winter/spring semester at Centre College. This requires students to maintain a 3.6 grade-point average or above. He is the son of Steve and Michelle Adams of Shelbyville and is a graduate of Shelby County High School.

  • Shelby student attends SCATS

    Emma McGuire, a West Middle School student, participated in the Center for Gifted Studies’ 30th summer camp for academically talented middle school students from across the state. They participated in more than 30 courses. Students chose the four classes that they attended daily at the 2-week camp. The center offered music, science, art, math, history, and acting with classes including detective chemistry, found object sculpture, Spanish art and architecture, robot basics, lunar thinking, amusement park physics and more.

  • On their toes

    Band members did some workout exercises before they lifted their instruments during the annual camp that ran for one week from 9 a.m until 3 p.m. each day The school parking lot was scattered with teenagers and their instruments as director Kevin Osborne was assisted in giving out instructions to get in tune physically – like standing on the balls of their feet – before they got in tune musically.

  • Outstanding students recognized

    Pam Petty, a professor from Western Kentucky University, worked alongside teachers at the secondary Summer Reading Academy that ran July 9-Aug. 1. She rewarded outstanding students with Kindle Fires at an assembly when the session ended.

    Winning those awards were:

    East Middle

    Sixth grade: Maya Valenzuela, Jerry Guevara, Irma Rosales; seventh grade: Jordan Chappell

     

    West Middle

  • Engineering diva

    There were 12 students in the Project Lead The Way lab at Collins High School for robotics camp – only one was a girl, Delaney Hesse, a third-grader at Simpsonville Elementary. Her tablemate was Adam Doyle, a new fifth-grader at Painted Stone. Cameron said, “I noticed that” when it was mentioned she was the only girl. “But I love taking apart things and putting them back together, and everything at my house is child-proof so this is great.”

  • Summer education experience

    Campbellsville University gave 14 students the experience of getting ahead in their college careers even before starting their freshman years. Participants Ireesh Gray of Shelbyville (front row, right).

  • Shelby student named to Dayton dean’s list

    Beige Gustafson of Simpsonville has been named to the dean’s list at the University of Dayton  for the spring semester of the 2011-2012 academic year. To be named to the dean's list, a student must achieve a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher.

  • Bentley earns doctorate at Cincy

    Dr. Rebecca Vicars Bentley was a recent graduate of the University of Cincinnati, Winkle College of Pharmacy. She previously graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science. Bentley was presented as a PharmD.

    She and her husband, David Bentley, live in Burlington.  She is employed as a staff pharmacist at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati.

    She is the daughter of Connie and Michael Vicars of Shelbyville and the granddaughter of Mary Vicars of Portsmouth, Ohio.