Special Honors

  • Campbellsville University presents awards

    Campbellsville University’s annual Honors and Awards Day presented students, faculty and staff awards recognizing them for their academics and service to the university and community.
    Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of the university, called the ceremony a “very special celebration” and said, “We celebrate with those recognized.”
    “This is a high day in the life of a university,” he said.

  • Academic achievements

    Transylvania University
    Owen County High School graduate and Transylvania University first-year student Gray Grisham has been named to the dean’s list for the 2011 fall term.
    To be named to the dean’s list, a student must achieve at least a 3.5 grade point average during the term.
    Grisham is the son of Glenn and Shawn Grisham of Owenton.

    Morehead University

  • Marston completes boot camp

    PFC Ryan G. Marston of Owenton graduated from United States Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island Nov. 23.

  • Academic achievements: Ann Smith Ralson

    Ann C. Smith Ralston graduated May 8, 2011, from Northern Kentucky University with a bachelor of arts degree in organizational leadership with a 3.5 grade point average. She is currently employed by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services in Bedford. She is a 1990 graduate of Owen County High School and a 1992 graduate of Midway with an associate’s degree in paralegal studies.


  • Owen County residents named to Bluegrass Community and Technical College dean’s list

    Bluegrass Community and Technical College is proud to recognize students from Owen County who have achieved dean’s list honors for the 2011 spring semester.  
    BCTC’s dean’s list honorees for spring 2011 are: Georgia Kay Glass, Joan Marie Goderwis, Louanna Sheen Hammond, William James Ohmer, Shannon Gayle Walker, Jessica M. Wollam, and Lisa Frances York.

  • Local residents graduate from Centre College

    Two local students graduated from Centre College during the 188th commencement ceremony held at the college’s Norton Center for the Arts May 22.
    • Mary Takhtjian of New Liberty earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science. She is the daughter of George and Aro Takhtjian of New Liberty and is a graduate of Owen County High School.

  • Traylor earns doctorate in pharmacy at Kentucky

    On May 6, Brooke Traylor graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy with a doctorate in pharmacy. 
    At graduation, Traylor was awarded the Excellence in Geriatric Practice Award, which is sponsored by the Kentucky Pharmacists Association.
    Traylor is a 2004 graduate of Owen County High School and completed her undergraduate prerequisites at Georgetown College. 
    She will be working as a licensed pharmacist with CVS in Louisville.
    She is the daughter of Darryl and Susan Traylor of Owenton.

  • Local students among University of the Cumberlands January graduates

    University of the Cumberlands has announced 201 students completed degrees during the fall semester of the 2010-11 academic year. Among the January graduates are the following local students:
    • Stacy Kay Dunavent, of Owenton, master of arts in teaching.
    • Heather Risch, of Owenton, master of arts in teaching with a certification in mathematics.

  • Owen County Elementary School honor roll

    Super Honor Roll

  • Owen County High School honor roll

    Super Honor Roll
    Emily Allen, Andrea Burford, Allison Dempsey, Leah Johnson, Trevor Lykins, Kayla Miles, Haley Minch, Shelby Power, Hannah Strohmeier, Kristan Swigert, Tucker Trenary, Spencer Wilcoxson

    Regular Honor Roll