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Education

  • Photo: BPS Relay for Life Fund Raiser
  • Greenwell receives B.S. in funeral service

    Lesley A. Greenwell, an honors graduate, received a bachelor of science degree in funeral service from the Mid-America College of Funeral Service at commencement exercises March 11 at Walnut Street Baptist Church, Louisville.

    Greenwell recently sat for and successfully passed the International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards in Funeral Service Arts and Funeral Service Science.

  • St. Gregory Pre-K gets new items

    The children of the St. Gregory Pre-Kindergarten program have recently enjoyed the arrival of several new and exciting items thanks to the Nelson County Early Childhood Council.

    With the help of grant money provided by the council, items were purchased for the science and outdoor learning centers. Members of the preschool staff express their gratitude to the Nelson County Early Childhood Council for helping provide these materials for the children.

    For more information about this program, call Angela Guthrie, director, at 348-9583.

  • Burkot awarded scholarship by Xavier

    Rebecca Burkot, Bardstown, has received a Dean’s Award from Xavier University in Cincinnati. She will graduate from Bethlehem High School this spring and is active in National Honor Society, French National Honor Society, Interact Club and softball. She hasn’t chosen a major yet at Xavier. All incoming freshmen are evaluated for Xavier’s Trustee and Presidential Scholarships and the Dean’s and Schawe Awards and award levels vary.

    She is the daughter of Paula and Greg Burkot.

  • Three Gatton students selected for scholarship

    Three students from The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at Western Kentucky University have been selected for the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship for the summer.

    Brandon Kerr of Edmonton and Victoria Allen of Auburn, both studying with the Chinese Flagship program at WKU, one of nine such federally funded programs in the country, were awarded the NSLI-Y scholarship for summer 2011 to study Mandarin for six weeks at Shanghai Normal University.

  • Photo: Bardstown Primary School May/June Students of the Month
  • Bardstown native receives $1,000 scholarship from Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation

    Leslie A. Blair was awarded the Gerald F. Healy Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation Scholarship. Blair, a student at St. Catherine College, was one of 25 recipients of the $1,000 scholarship. Blair is the daughter of Bardstown Police Department Officer Thomas Blair.

  • St. Joseph Elementary School third-quarter honor roll

    Grade 4

    A:

    Olivia Bickett

    Hayden Luckett

    David Rogers

    ***

    Lauren Lee

    Anna Prescott

    Chris Rice

    John Simms

    A-B:

    Gracie Avery

    Caroline Ball

    Logan Brown

    Adrianna Buckley-Neff

    Luke Hagan

    McKenna Hinkebein

    Haley Kennedy

    Laura Mattingly

    Phillip Smith

    Nick Snellen

    Madie Sparks

    Nicholas Terrell

    ***

    Carly Beam

  • St. Joseph Elementary School third-quarter honor roll

    Grade 4

    A:

    Olivia Bickett

    Hayden Luckett

    David Rogers

    ***

    Lauren Lee

    Anna Prescott

    Chris Rice

    John Simms

    A-B:

    Gracie Avery

    Caroline Ball

    Logan Brown

    Adrianna Buckley-Neff

    Luke Hagan

    McKenna Hinkebein

    Haley Kennedy

    Laura Mattingly

    Phillip Smith

    Nick Snellen

    Madie Sparks

    Nicholas Terrell

    ***

    Carly Beam

  • Campbellsville University students, faculty honored

    “After another great year, today is a day in which we honor the students and faculty who have helped make Campbellsville University the place it is today,” said Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University. “It truly has been a year to remember.”

    The 2011 Honors and Awards Day at CU took place at the Ransdall Chapel on campus.

    Honored from Nelson County were:

    • Computer Information Systems — Healthcare Management — Ashley Suzanne Holt, Bloomfield.