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Education

  • Rodriguez receives echocardiography scholarship

    Frances Rodriguez, a second-year cardiac sonography student at St. Catharine College, has been selected to receive a scholarship award from the American Society of Echocardiography, a professional society dedicated to the field of echocardiography. The Alan D. Waggoner Student Sonographer Scholarship was established in 2001 in recognition of the many achievements, as well as dedicated service, of Waggoner to the ASE and to thousands of cardiac sonographers throughout the world.

  • Foss named to fall Dean’s List at Morehead State University

    MOREHEAD — Garrett Foss of Cox’s Creek has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2010 semester.

    To be eligible for the Dean’s List, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and take a minimum of 12 letter-graded hours

  • Reunions: Feb. 9, 2011

    NCHS class of 1993

    Class of 1993 Nelson County High School is looking for volunteers to help organize reunion in 2011. For more information and to help, contact Carl King at (502) 210-2082.

    NCHS class of 1971

    Planning has begun for a class reunion for the Nelson County Class of 1971.  For information, contact Marilyn Walker at 252-5203 or Mona Stone-349-9291.  Can also contact through e-mail to jkenneth-walker@bellsouth.net.

  • School board observes technology in action

    Nelson County School Board members and Superintendent Anthony Orr observed Amy Adams’ fourth- and fifth-grade math class learn coordinate geometry with the help of a smart board Thursday, one of approximately 14 boards New Haven School Principal Jason Detre expects will be installed in the school by the end of February.

    Students were able to draw coordinates using special pens on digital graphs and manipulate elements projected onto the board with their hands.

  • Photo: Bardstown Elementary gifted and talented drama performs '12 Angry Pigs'

  • New books at the library: Feb. 2, 2011

    FICTION

    Steve Berry — “The Emperor’s Tomb.”

    Clive Cussler & Dirk Cussler.   — “Crescent Dawn.”

    Steve Martin — “An Object of Beauty.”

    Kate Morton — “The Distant Hours.”

    James Patterson — “Cross Fire.”

    Alice Hoffman — “The Red Garden.”

    James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge — “Tick Tock.”

  • Photo: Bardstown Elementary December Students of the Month
  • Bethlehem High School first-semester honor roll

    Bethlehem High School First Semester Honor Roll:

    A Honor Roll,

    Grade 9

    Annabelle Lee Beam

    Gregory A. Bryan

    Logan Alexander Buckley-Neff

    Madigan Ryan Dial

    Austin Q. Douglas

    Katherine L. Griffitts

    Bethany L. Guthrie

    Mackenzie L. Hagan

    Nolan E. Johnson

    Savannah B. Lear

    Gabrielle M. Manion

    Elinor E. Simms

    Grade 10

    Joseph Levi  Allgeier

    Gabrielle Dominique Becker

    Carson Gregory Blevins

  • St. Gregory School celebrating Catholic Schools Week

    St. Gregory School is celebrating Catholic Schools Week in a variety of ways.  On Jan. 31, students were treated to ice cream sundaes at lunch. The cafeteria will be decorated according to the theme of the week, “Catholic Schools ... A+ for America.” On Feb. 1, eight students represented St. Gregory at the Archdiocesan-wide Catholic Schools Week Mass at St. Lawrence Church in Louisville. To show their appreciation for their parents sending them to a Catholic school, students will compose thank-you notes to parents.

  • Burba named to UK dean’s list

    Jeremy Burba has been named to the dean’s list for the 2010 fall semester at the University of Kentucky. His grade-point average was 3.8. Burba is majoring in secondary education/social studies and also in international studies and is scheduled to graduate in May.

    He is the son of Randy and Cece Burba, Bardstown.