• On campus: June 7, 2013

    Barnett receives honors from JCC

    Lana Barnett received a certificate of data entry operator from Jefferson County Community College, Shelby Campus. She is a survivor of a traumatic brain injury from a 4-wheeler accident in 2004. She graduated from Shelby County High School.

  • On campus: Ryan Jones

    Dr. Ryan K. Jones graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He is a 2005 graduate of Shelby County High School and a 2009 graduate of the University of Louisville.

    He is the son of Cecil and Jody Jones of Simpsonville and the grandson of Rosa Jones of Simpsonville.

    He will be completing his residency in General Surgery at East Carolina University-Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, N.C.

  • Cornerstone read-a-thon

    Cornerstone had the annual student fundraiser, a Read-A-Thon. Students collect pledges and sponsors for the number of pages they read during the event. Overall 165 student readers log more than 122,000 pages and earn a total of $9,200 for the school. The top readers from preschool K3 through fifth grade won a limo ride to Dairy Queen. The winners were (from left) Alexis Kuhn, Caitlin Kuhn, Duncan Barbour, Haisley Shepherd, Marissa Weaver, Opal Best, Zoe Maxwell, Tyler Fisher and Ashley Haymond.

  • On campus: May 31, 2013

    Saarinen receives 2 honors

    Sam Saarinen of Shelbyville, a student the Gatton Academy of math and science at Western Kentucky University, recently was honored for his academic work.

    He a $2,500 national merit scholarship to pursue his probable career field of computer science at Gatton Academy. He was chosen from a pool of more than 15,000.

  • On campus: Buckley, Gillespie, Gordon

    Buckley to attend NKU

  • Cornerstone hosts art festival

    Cornerstone Christian Academy was the host of the ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) Regional 2013 Art Festival.

  • Task at the table

    Natalie Ernst, (from left) Gabriel Smith and Isaak Lloyd work on writing vocabulary words that describe the parts of a plant. Flower. Leaf. Stem. Root. They are students in Brittany Biermann’s preschool class at Painted Stone Elementary.

  • Eagles at SCHS

    Shelby County High School boasted that three of its graduating seniors had earned the Eagle Scout Award from the Lincoln Heritage Council of the Boy Scouts of America. They were (from left, at an Eagle Scout ceremony) Austin Blocker, Nathan Hayes and Patrick Hargadon. All three of these scouts came up the ranks in some of the same troops and completed Eagle Scout requirements while in Troop 470 in Simpsonville.

  • Cooking their hearts out

    Agriculture Commissioner James Comer invited all of Kentucky’s future culinary champions to enter the first Kentucky Farm to School Junior Chef competition. The competition was open to students in grades 9-12 representing their high schools in teams of three to five members. Recipes had to contain at least five local ingredients. The district winner with Hearty Harvest Chicken Soup was Shelby County High School’s team, coached by Vickie Coleman. Members of the team are Meagan Nethery, Ashley Davidson, Rachel Guenot, Nikiya Shively and Dakota Kaler.

  • On campus: Caroline Watts

    Caroline Biagi Watts graduated magna cum laude from the University of Kentucky School of Architecture, where she received the excellence in design award for a third-year student in 2012.

    She studied abroad in Berlin from May through August of 2012. She visited architectural significant sites in several European cities including London, Paris, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Helsinki and Stuttgart.