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Youth

  • Champions Elite dance teams earn titles

  • Student participate in talent search

    Several fourth- and fifth-grade students from Shelby County Public Schools participated in the 2011 Duke University Talent Search. Eligibility is an honor requiring exceptional academic ability. Students recognized are Adam Triebsch, fifth grade, Heritage; Baron Lee, Miles Megibben, Madeline Petty, Madeline Presley, Rahim Shalash, Peyton Wheeler, fourth grade, and Jared Baltzell and Hannah Cleary, fifth grade, Simpsonville.

  • School Announces National Latin Honors

    Corpus Christi Academy in Simpsonville received the results of the ACL/NJCL National Latin Exam. Paul Cozzens and Joseph Zoeller, both seventh-grade students at the academy, were among the top scorers nationally. Paul was awarded a Magna Cum Laude certificate, and James was awarded a Cum Laude certificate for their performance on the Latin I exam, a high school level exam. The National Latin Exam is administered in all 50 states and 12 foreign countries with more than 100,000 students participating. Its purpose is to promote the study of Latin and the classics.

  • Cornerstone students visit DC

    Cornerstone Christian Academy’s eighth-grade class visits Washington, D.C., for a field trip to Arlington National Cemetery. They had the opportunity to lay a wreath, crafted by Pathelen Flower & Gift Shop, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Claire Gibson, Andrew Hobbs, Christian Lopesilvero, and Jonathan Sutton were selected to lay the wreath in a ceremony.

  • On campus: Sweasy receives Campbellsville University honors

  • Campus: SCHS students at language festival

    Nine SCHS students and their teachers attended the KWLA Regional Language Festival at Transylvania University. SCHS students competed against students from other Kentucky school districts in language and cultural proficiency assessments. Here are the results:

    Art level A and B – Keren Mendez, AP French, level B, first honors, medallion; Dalton Phillips, Spanish 2, level A, first honors, medallion; Courtney Thompson, French 1, level A, fourth.

  • Campus: Curry on dean’s list

    Tyler S. Curry of Shelbyville was named to the dean’s list for the March 2011 session in the College of Technologies at the University of Northwestern Ohio. Full-time students must receive a grade-point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the dean’s list.

  • Students participate in alcohol prevention programs

  • Cornerstone students chosen as Governor’s Scholars

    Stephen Price and Tara Watkins, juniors at Cornerstone Christian Academy, were chosen for the 2011 Governor’s Scholar program. They submitted applications and have been selected for this distinguished program. For more information about the Governor’s Scholar Program visit www.gsp.ky.gov.

  • ‘A Salute to Motown’

    The Shelby County High School Choral Department presents a 2011 pops concert, “A Salute to Motown,” 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Shelby County High School auditorium. Tickets are $5 with reserved seats $10. A portion of the proceeds will benefit George Cottrell, recently diagnosed with ALS. Call 633-2344, ext. 11, for tickets.