Byrum earns history degree from KY Wesleyan

Christian County student Austin Byrum earned a Bachelor of Science in history from Kentucky Wesleyan College.

Students make honors lists at Eastern Kentucky

Area students made the spring 2018 deans list at Eastern Kentucky University.

Christian County student were Adria Golding, Dylan Cornelius, Cody Graham, Megean Tibbles and Madison M. Major.

Todd County students were Julie Perdue and Amanda Monroe.

UK announces spring 2018 dean’s list

Christian County students on the University of Kentucky spring 2018 dean’s list include Kaitlyn Mathews, Anne Arnold, George E. Boyd IV, Claire Campbell, Destiny Coleman, Elizabeth Dade, Madison Duvall, Zolbayar Enkhtugs, Mauricio Escalante, Anna Garnett, Chandler Hall, Catherine Caroline Heltsley, Reid Heltsley, Ronja Hildebrand, Terrance Janes Jr., Montreale Jones, Clayton Joyce, Alexi McGhan, Makenzie Mitchell, Tayla New-Oglesby, Cali Newton, Isabella Norrid, Haley Powell, Mary Powell, Kendal Pryor, Shelby Reynolds, Loren Shelley,Chandler Unfried, Sarah Watson, Jaeana Gates, Alyssa Rivera, Froilan Barton and Mary Orem.    

4 seniors earn Farm Bureau scholarships

Chloe Holloway, James King, Makenzie Shaw, and Victoria Sims, all seniors in Christian County, are each the recipient of a $2,000 college scholarship from Christian County Farm Bureau. In partnership with County Farm Bureaus, the Kentucky Farm Bureau Education Foundation awarded $465,400 this year to deserving students from across the Commonwealth.

Chloe Holloway plans to attend Hopkinsville Community College to pursue a degree in community & leadership development. Holloway is the daughter of Anthony and Sherry Holloway of Gracey.

James King plans to attend the University of Kentucky to pursue a degree in agriculture business. He is the son of Kelly King of Hopkinsville.

Makenzie Shaw will attend Campbellsville University to pursue a degree in a health profession. Shaw is the daughter of Carl Shaw and Lisa and Eric Lacy of Hopkinsville.

Victoria Sims is heading to the University of Louisville. Sims is the daughter of David and Laura Sims of Hopkinsville.

Farm Bureau scholarships, offered annually, are awarded to recipients who display the greatest levels of academic excellence, involvement in extracurricular activities, leadership abilities and financial need.


2 area students finish Air Force basic training

U.S. Air Force Airmen Daisha N. Bannister and Kyerra D. Perry graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airmen completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

Bannister is the daughter of Jamanuel Bannister and Darlene A. Thomas and sister of Zaekwon Bannister, all of Hopkinsville. She is a 2014 graduate of Dundalk High School, Dundalk, Md.

Perry is the daughter of Christopher A. Perry, Clarksvile. She is a 2016 graduate of Christian County High School.

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