June 23, 2009
Fifteen students from the Clark County School District were honored for their acceptance into the Kentucky Governor's Scholars and the Governor's School for the Arts programs on June 16. The students will attend different participating universities and take courses of interest for the summer. GSA designates the ones who are Governor's School for the Arts students, and the others are Governor's Scholars Program students. The students are, from left, front row, Annie Franklin (GSA)
December 24, 2008
The Kentucky Center's Governor's School for the Arts is accepting applications for summer 2009. The program welcomes approximately 230 high school sophomores and juniors to spend three weeks in a college campus setting. The deadline to submit applications is Dec. 31. Applications can be accessed online at www.kentuckygsa.org. Students have the option of attending one of four audition locations: Morehead State University, Morehead, Feb. 28 Transylvania University, Lexington, March 6 and 7 Sacred Heart School for the Arts, Louisville, March 13 and 14 Murray State University, Murray, March 20 and 21 Students accepted into the program after the audition and interview process will be notified in April.
November 11, 2008
The following George Rogers Clark High School students were nominated by teachers, guidance counselors and principals for this year's Youth Salute. In order to qualify, the student has to be a member of the Class of 2009, have a 3.0 grade point average or better and have been elected to at least two positions of leadership in a school, religious or community-sponsored organization during the past two years. Michelle Ladanyi Michelle likes to be active and involved and is an officer and member of many organizations.
June 3, 2008
George Rogers Clark High School recognized the following students at awards ceremonies last week: Senior/junior honors and awards Commonwealth Diploma recognition Laura Arns Rachael Croucher Sara Davis James Estes Scott Evans Austin Fatkin Alyssa Jarrell Emily Merritt Justin Penticuff Amy Roberts Hannah Shear Miles Woodrum Governor's Scholars for summer 2007 Laura Arns...
December 19, 2007
Governor's School application deadline The Governor's School for the Arts is a three-week intensive arts education program for Kentucky high school rising juniors and seniors interested in pursuing the arts for college and/or career. The program takes place in Lexington at Transylvania University and allows students to train in nine arts disciplines: Architecture, creative writing, dance, drama, musical theater, new media, instrumental music, vocal music and visual art. The program was founded 20 years ago to address the needs of an undeserved population, the state's artistically gifted and talented young people.
June 16, 2007
LEXINGTON - More than 200 of Kentucky's best young artists will gather on the Transylvania campus on Sunday to begin the three-week 2007 session of the Governor's School for the Arts. The latest GSA class includes 226 rising junior and senior students with about 50 counties and 86 Kentucky high schools represented. During their 21-day stay, the student-artists will be immersed in a rigorous schedule of daily seminars, master-classes, lectures, hands-on workshops and field trips to regional arts attractions.
November 3, 2005
Transylvania's campus is bustling with a record enrollment of 1,151 students, breaking the previous record of 1,134 set in 2003. "As we celebrate our 225th anniversary, we are delighted that our enrollment success continues," said President Charles L. Shearer. "Interest in Transylvania among academically talented students has steadily increased over the past two decades," he said. Transylvania's enrollment has been at capacity for the past several years. The entering class of 344 includes 18 transfer students and a record number of Kentucky Governor's Scholars-55 as compared with 36 in 2004.
June 19, 2005
FRANKFORT - Four recent high school graduates from this area will receive Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarships worth $1,500 a year. They are Will Stevens of Lancaster, Sean Lair of Stanford, Patrick Helm of Liberty, and Jessica Allen of Harrodsburg. Stevens, a 2005 graduate of Garrard County High School, will attend the University of Kentucky in the fall to study civil engineering. He is the son of Mike and Jill Stevens of Lancaster. While at GCHS, Stevens was on the tennis, soccer, basketball and cross country teams and was a member of FBLA and the Beta Club.
May 3, 2005
Boyle student named to Governor's School for the Arts Boyle County High School student K. Nathaniel Milburn has been selected to participate in the Governor's School for the Arts program in the category of visual arts. GSA provides hands-on arts opportunities for the state's talented high school students who are dancers, actors, instrumental and vocal musicians, creative writers, future architects or visual artists. The three-week summer residency program features distinguished professional and teaching artists who immerse students in a rigorous curriculum and supportive learning environment.
July 26, 2004
From building kites out of plastic bags and sticks to hearing Supreme Court cases, participants in the Governor's Scholars program at Centre College have explored opportunities to learn. Stephan Crown-Weber of Danville High School, and Sean Lair and Brittany Camenisch, both Lincoln County High School students, are among the 352 students in the five-week program at Centre. Of the many things they have done, all three lean toward film studies as their favorite part of the day. Crown-Weber liked Hitchcock's "Rear Window" for the suspense.