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Youth

  • Thompson graduates from VMI

    William R. Thompson of Shelbyville was among 317 cadets graduating from Virginia Military Institute. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history with a military history concentration. Graduating honors include with distinction, honors in history, Marine Corps commission and distinguished Marine Corp grad. He was also among the 680 cadets who were named to the dean’s list for the second semester of academic year 2013-14. To be eligible, cadets must have a term grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and no grade below C.

  • On campus: June 20, 2014

    Baylor University dean’s list
    Included in the Baylor University dean's academic honor list for the 2014 spring semester was Jenna Celeste Rogers of Simpsonville, college of arts and sciences. To be named to the dean's list, a student must be an undergraduate with a minimum grade-point average of 3.7, while enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours.

  • CHS senior receives KACo award
  • Honor rolls: Cornerstone June 13, 2014

    First Grade

    Ivy Lentini, Lyndell Shepherd, Matt Hogan, Ava Edwards, Azana McDuffus, Hannah Welch

    All A’s:  Anna Riggsby, Savannah Doyle, Edison Hendricks, Jaxon Warford, Christian Ladner, Aubrey Glass, Adwin McDuffus, Lucy Quinn, Tripp Wright, Jacob Wright, Waylen White

  • Local students earn auto skills award
  • Cornerstone hosts ‘Ag Day’

    Cornerstone Christian Academy hosted the fourth annual “Ag Day” event. Students had an opportunity to learn hands-on about various aspects of agriculture as they spent the day visiting demonstration booths from local businesses, farmers, veterinarians and vendors.

  • Class of 2013-2014 Young Leaders Institute

    Harrison Baldwin

    Parents are Bart and Stephanie Baldwin

    Shelby County High School

    School/Community Involvement:Accelerated Academy, Class Officer, Y-Club, Odyssey of the Mind, KUNA, KYA, Tennis team, Soccer team, Shelby Christian Church Youth Group

  • FBLA state conference team

    Shelby County participants in the FBLA state conference held at the Galt House in Louisville were Kyle Cannon (from left), accounting I; Antonio McManis, public speaking II; Jacob Gowin, entrepreneurship, third place; Joey Heyser, business law, first place; Jonathan Curry, entrepreneurship, third place; Easton Swisher, entrepreneurship, third place; Anna Henry, business plan, second place. McManis is a Collins High School student, and the rest are from Shelby County High School.

  • Tripp receives honors at Oklahoma State Veterinary Center

    The Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences held its annual awards banquet, and among those honored was Holt Tripp of Shelbyville. Tripp received the Shane Andrew Ehrhart, DVM, Memorial Scholarship, the Glenn Patterson Memorial Scholarship and a Dr. Harvey and Corinne Price Endowed Scholarship in recognition of his interest in food, animal medicine and his desire to practice veterinary medicine in a rural community. He is the son of Phil and Beth Tripp of Shelbyville.

  • EKU offers state’s first online masters degree in gifted education

    Eastern Kentucky University will offer Kentucky’s first fully online master’s degree in Gifted Education in Fall 2014.

    The program, which is designed to serve current elementary, middle and secondary education teachers, is unique in that educators with any base level certification P-12 are eligible. Program graduates certified in Kentucky will be eligible to apply for the Gifted Education Endorsement, the Kentucky Teacher Leader Endorsement and advancement in Rank.