School News Archives June 2016

MCHS Senior Nurse Aide Class 100% Pass!

MNA 2016 Newspaper

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Students in the nurse aide class at MCHS recently tested to become state registered nurse aides.  All 14 students passed.  Students test at Somerset Community College. Students must pass a 75 question written exam and successfully perform 5 nurse aide skills to become a state registered nurse aide.  These students have worked very hard to accomplish this and will make a great contribution to health care. These students are pictured: Top Row left to right: Sierra Stephens, Chelsea Newsom, Hayli Bryant, Kaitlyn Burchett, Bailey Watters, Tamra Rollins-Slaven Bottom row left to right: Tierra Stephens, Kendall Keith, Jessica Hale, Lia Vaughn, Elaina Boyatt, Jaelynn Genoe

Kentucky Blood Center Awards Power of Life Scholarships

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Three HOSA students at MCHS were selected for the Power of Life Scholarship for a $500.00 scholarship to the institution of their choice.  MCHS earns scholarship money through the four blood drives hosted each year by HOSA students. Scholarships are based on the amount of pints collected.  Recipients pictured are Bailey Watters, Chelsea Newsom, and Kaitlyn Burchett.

MCHS Student receives Prestigious HOSA Scholarship

HOSA Scholarship Kaitlyn

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Ms. Kaitlyn Burchett, a senior at MCHS, received a $1000.00 scholarship for National HOSA. She was the only student in the state of Kentucky to receive this award and 1 of 15 in the entire Unites States. There were over 600 applicants!  Her future plans are to pursue a career in nursing at EKU.



NEW ONLINE DEGREE  PROGRAM AT SCC FOCUSES ON MULTIMEDIA DESIGN

Somerset, Ky. (June 6, 2016) – A new degree program at Somerset Community College (SCC) will focus on teaching students how to create digital content, such as online and print graphics, web design and digital photography.

Beginning this August, the SCC Visual Communication program will offer an Associate of Applied Science degree in Multimedia, Digital Design track. The two-year area of study provides students with the skills needed to enter the workforce immediately or the option to transfer earned credits to four-year degree programs.

Under the new degree option, students will learn a broad range of design and technology skills to generate visual solutions across media platforms. All classes are taught completely online.

“We believe this program-specific AAS degree will better serve students in gaining employment and better inform employers of their skills,” says Stuart Simpson, program coordinator. “This is something our students have requested and we’re glad to now be able to offer the Multimedia degree.”

Simpson noted that recent surveys of Visual Communication students and area graphic design/multimedia businesses showed a strong support for the new degree.

The Visual Communication: Multimedia program offers students a full-range of technical classes. Courses include instruction in the foundational elements of design; as well as hands-on classes for the most widely used Adobe design programs, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat.

Courses are taught by Cindy Burton, lead instructor, and Greg Kitzmiller, adjunct faculty. Both instructors have worked in the visual communication industry and have years of experience in online instruction.

Successful students earn the AAS Degree; a diploma in Multimedia; and certificates for Digital Imaging Assistant, Digital Photography, Digital Production Assistant and Digital Design. They are qualified for employment in an array of computer-related fields, including: advertising design, creative direction, marketing and promotions, graphic design, brand management, printing, website management, multimedia development, freelance design and many others.

AAS Degree graduates can also transfer all credits earned in SCC’s program toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Instructional Design (ID) at Asbury University or a User Experience (UX) Bachelor’s Degree at Lindsey Wilson College. All courses for both programs are available online.

Students interested in SCC’s Visual Communication program should contact Simpson at stuart.simpson@kctcs.edu or Burton at cindy.burton@kctcs.edu.

Somerset Community College is a comprehensive two-year institution of higher education. SCC has campuses in Somerset and London, and centers in Clinton, McCreary, Casey, and Russell counties. For admission and program information, visit our website at somerset.kctcs.edu.


UNIVERSITY OF THE CUMBERLANDS NEWS

Local Students Earn Degrees from University of the Cumberlands

WILLIAMSBURG, KY (06/06/2016)-- On Saturday, May 7, University of the Cumberlands conferred 745 degrees during their annual commencement ceremony: 200 bachelor's degrees, 487 master's degrees, and 14 doctorate degrees. The degrees conferred also included three associate's degrees and 41 education specialists.

Graduates from your area include the following individuals:

Holly Bartley of Pine Knot, KY, earned a Bachelor of Science Education degree in Early Elementary Education P-5.

Sandra Freels of Pine Knot, KY, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services - Comm Based Intervention.

Justin Lynch of Whitley City, KY, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice (CJ-Law Enforcement Management).

Jessica Musgrove of Pine Knot, KY, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Business Administration.

Lisa Perry of Stearns, KY, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in General Education Options 1 and 2.

Brittany Ridener of Stearns, KY, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and Human Services.

Dixie Ross of Pine Knot, KY, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literary Studies.

Sammy Strunk of Pine Knot, KY, earned a Master of Arts in Teaching degree in Middle Grades Social Studies.

Whitney Tucker of Whitley City, KY, earned a Master of Business Administration degree in Bus Administration.

Kesha Wilson of Whitley City, KY, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and Human Services.

Located in Williamsburg, Kentucky, University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study; 10 pre-professional programs; ten graduate degrees distributed over eight areas, including two doctorates and seven master's degrees; certifications in education; and online programs. For more information visit www.ucumberlands.edu.

Congratulations, graduates!


Local Students Named to UC Dean’s List

WILLIAMSBURG, KY (06/03/2016)-- In recognition of academic performance, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs has announced the students named to the Dean's List for the 2016 spring semester. To be eligible, students must attain a minimum cumulative scholastic standing of 3.50 and be in good standing. Students named to the Dean's List are as follows:

Chelsea Bozeman of Strunk, KY. Bozeman is pursuing a Bachelor of Science Education degree in Early Elementary Education P-5.

Amelia Hill of Whitley City, KY. Hill is pursuing a Bachelor of Science Education degree in Early Elementary Education P-5.

Brittany King of Revelo, KY. King is pursuing a Bachelor of Science Education degree in Early Elementary Education P-5.

Justin Lynch of Whitley City, KY. Lynch is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.

Jessica Musgrove of Pine Knot, KY. Musgrove is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

Tristan New of Whitley City, KY. New is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.

Stefani Patrick of Whitley City, KY. Patrick is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

Johnna Soard of Whitley City, KY. Soard is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.

Eleshia Sumner of Pine Knot, KY. Sumner is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.

Keisha Taylor of Pine Knot, KY. Taylor is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.

Matthew White of Strunk, KY. White is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.


King Named to President’s List

In recognition of academic performance, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs at University of the Cumberlands has named Brittany King of Revelo, KY to the President's List for the 2016 spring semester. To be eligible, students must maintain a minimum cumulative scholastic standing of 4.00 and achieve a grade of "A" in convocation. King is pursuing a Bachelors of Science Education degree in Early Elementary Education P-5.


Musgrove Graduates

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Jessica Musgrove, the wife of Edwin Musgrove, the daughter of Jessie and Sherry Hatfield, graduated from The University of The Cumberlands May 7, 2016. Her accomplishments are: Maintaining a 3.85 or over, a double bachelors degree in Business Administration and Accounting and was named Who’s Who among students in American Universities and Colleges. She is also a member of the J.T. Vallandingham Scholastic Honor Society.


Summer Food Service Program

Eagle Community Center of the Christian Appalachian Project is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided, at a first come, first serve basis, at the sites and times as follows:

Eagle Community Center

100 Eagle School Road

Parkers Lake, KY

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday - from lune 7, 2016 thru

July 28, 2016

The time of serving the meal is: Lunch from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (AD-3027), found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.

Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

(1) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 lndependence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442

(3) Email: program.intake@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider



 

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