Local graduates were: William Garner of Simpsonville, BA; Taylor Shaw of Shelbyville, magna cum laude BA; Charles Mann of Finchville, magna cum laude BS; Rebecca Siever of Simpsonville, BA; John Hunter of Shelbyville, cum laude BS. More information is available online at www.georgetowncollege.edu.
Storyteller, author and artist, Thomas Freese visits Clear Creek Elementary to kick off the summer reading at the library series. Children created four different critters using the Japanese art form of origami, and listened as Freese told a tale using the paper creatures.
Young fairgoers have often asked “Freddy”, that giant farm boy sitting on the porch of the Kentucky State Fair, what he does for a regular job. The answer might be “help send young people to college.” With funds raised by being the voice of Freddy Farm Bureau, and volunteering at efforts like the upcoming PGA tournament, the Louisville AG Club provides scholarships to young people attending college in the pursuit of ag careers. Three annual awards were announced, going to students from Taylorsville, LaGrange and Finchville.
Jacob Matthew Snider graduated from Georgetown College with a Bachelor of Science degree in athletic training. He was a member of the Alpha Lambda Chapter of the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity and served as its president during his junior and senior years. He has accepted a position as a graduate assistant in athletic training at Jacksonville State University in Alabama where he will pursue a Master’s degree in sports administration. Jacob is the son of Michael and Tammy Snider and the grandson of Donnie and Rosie Holmes, Barbara Brownfield and Scott and Beth Snider.