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Youth

  • Studies study engineering, aviation

    Talented And Gifted elementary students learned about different careers in engineering and the basics of aviation Sept 28. The presentation, hosted by Wright Elementary, was given by Glenn Anderson, who is an electrical engineer with the Kentucky Department of Transportation.

  • BIG secrets

  • Eagle Scout project at Dorman

    Wil Johnson gathered with family, friends and Dorman Center children in September to dedicate the Dorman Crusade for Children Pavilion on 9th Street. He completed the pavilion as part of his efforts to achieve the rank of Eagle Scout with Boy Scout Troop 470. The pavilion is 12 feet wide by 20 feet long and will provide outdoor shelter for the teachers and children of the Dorman Center. The shelter will become a much-needed improvement to the play area. The Eagle award is the highest award available to youth members of the BSA. Wil is a junior at Collins High School.

  • Singing out loud

    Students from Shelby County’s elementary schools – more than 60 in all – participated in the all-district choral event Saturday at Spencer County Middle School. Students participated in all-day rehearsals, and their fans arrived for a 5 p.m. concert that featured a half-dozen songs of various sorts. Students from Shelby, Spencer and Bullitt counties participated. The auditorium was packed to standing room only.

  • Rocket power at Clear Creek Elementary

    Rocket Power, the after-school/full daycare program of Clear Creek Elementary, hosted a family fun night on Sept. 22 with 23 children and their families attending. Games for all ages included:   candy guessing jars, three-legged races, face painting, corn-hole matches, balloon and ring toss games. Topping it off were the refreshments provided by the staff — chicken wings, fruit, chips, drinks, cookies and treat bags.

  • On campus: Oct. 14, 2011

    Georgetown graduate
    Stacey Anne Page graduated summa cum laude and honor society of Phi Kappa Phi in May from Georgetown College. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in science in psychology with a minor in communication-media studies and women’s studies. Page is the daughter of Marty and Rachael Page of Finchville.

     

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  • Varghese enrolls at Clemson University

    Mariah Sosanna Varghese of Simpsonville has enrolled at Clemson University. Varghese is majoring in biological sciences. She is among nearly 3,000 freshmen at Clemson for the fall semester.

  • Collins Homecoming court

    Collins High School will name its queen during halftime of the Titans' game against North Oldham at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Robert Doyle Stadium. The senior queen candidates are (front row, from left) Lauren Duncan, Sydney Guffey, Allie Henshaw, Deja Hicks, Samantha McDowell and Megan Wiedemann. The court is made up of (back row, from left) sophomores Caitlyn Lyles and Annemarie Gramig, Freshmen Katie Maddox and Kathryn Morrow, and juniors Diana Nava and Josie Wadlington.

  • SCHS student participates in safe-driving program

    Shelby County High School student, Emily Hudson, was among 33 students throughout the state selected by Kentucky State Police to participate in the “Drive to Stay Alive” academy.

    The program, held at the KSP Training Academy in Frankfort in September, teaches the students safe driving techniques by KSP instructors with hands-on road driving and classroom exercises, including the dangers of driving impaired, seat belt safety, distracted and aggressive driving.