Grishchuk receives scholarship to Berea College
Oksana Grishchuk of Nicholasville has been admitted to Berea College for the fall 2013 term.
As an enrolled student at Berea College, Grishchuk has been awarded a four-year tuition scholarship currently valued at more than $100,000. Berea College admits students based on their academic achievement, community service, leadership potential and financial need.
Widely known for the quality of its academic program, Berea College was the South’s first interracial and coeducational college. Berea charges no tuition, admitting only academically promising students primarily from Appalachia who have limited economic resources.
Anyone interested in more information about Berea College can contact the admissions office at 859-326-5948 or visit www.berea.edu.
Hayden named to Murray dean’s list
Carly Hayden from Nicholasville has earned recognition on the dean’s list at Murray State University for her scholastic achievements during the spring 2013 semester.
Hayden is majoring in pre-veterinary medicine and is the daughter of Bart and Kathy Hayden.
Students must have a grade point average between 3.5 and 4.0 to be eligible for dean’s-list status.
Head Start hosting enrollment April 18
Jessamine County Head Start will hold an open enrollment Thursday, April 18, from 9 a.m. until noon. Enrollment will be held at the center, located at 1330 Drake Lane in Wilmore.
To be eligible, your child must turn 3 or 4 on or before Oct. 1, 2013. Staff will be on-site to approve applications. Please bring your child’s birth certificate (certified or hospital) and proof of income. Call 859-858-2585 if you would like more information or directions to the center.
High-school speaker, concert set for March 29
Juvenile-homicide expert Phil Chalmers will visit East Jessamine and West Jessamine high schools Friday, March 29, to give presentations to school assemblies.
A free concert for Jessamine County students in conjunction with Chalmers’ visit will be at 6 p.m. Friday, March 29, at the Coolidge building. The concert will feature DJ Double J.
West’s Corman selected as national book columnist
West Jessamine High School teacher Josh Corman was one of 10 finalists recently hired to be a regular columnist for the website bookriot.com. Corman was one of 450 applicants.
Corman’s first post, “If Books Were Bands,” is available at bookriot.com/2013/03/13.