“Son,” Dad spoke calmly, in what sounded like the beginning of a punishment speech, “one day you’ll learn not to jump into everything so quickly. You have a knack for making decisions and asking questions later, instead of asking questions first and then making decisions.”
“I’m sorry, Dad,” I said. “I’ll put all my allowance toward the disco ball and earn extra money for the rest. I’m just mad I was ripped off!”
Attorney General Jack Conway and his Keep Kentucky Kids Safe partners announced the start of their annual prescription drug abuse prevention public service announcement (PSA) contest for Kentucky high school students.
Cornerstone Christian Academy announced that the students’ average composite ACT score for 2015 was 25.1; well-exceeding the State (20.0) and National (21.0) averages. The 2015 composite of 25.1 is a 2.6 increase over 2014 scores. For more information, contact Principal David Ladner or Guidance Counselor Dr. Rebecca Scheidt.
Abby Betts of Shelbyville has been accepted to University of the Cumberlands for the upcoming academic year. She was a graduate of Shelby County High School. Home of the Patriots, University of the Cumberlands offers promising students of all backgrounds a first class education grounded in the liberal arts within a Christian context.
The following Shelby County Area Technology Center students were awarded the Student of the Month for January: Chris Rogers, business technology; Courtney Najjar, health science informatics; Janelle Hynes, health science; Austin Egbert, automotive; Madison Cheak, information technology; Brent Abild, machine tool; Madelyn Weeks, math/English.