No matter your age, there’s always something new to be learned. Technology changes rapidly, almost daily it seems, and our world is more of a melting pot than ever. Perhaps you need to brush up on your computer skills, would like to learn a new language, or simply try out a new hobby. Woodford County Community Education Center has a plethora of classes with very low fees in a variety of subjects. Classes offered include Beginning Conversational Spanish, Cozy Up with a Computer, Revive Your Resume, and Karate. For a complete course schedule and registration information, visit http://ilearn.woodfordschools.org/public/course/view.php?id=7 or call (859) 873-2421, ext. 2222.
Mobility Study Meeting Tomorrow
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A public input and informational meeting concerning the future transportation needs of Northwest Versailles will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at Falling Springs Arts and Recreation Center, Beasley Drive. Visit www.nwversailles.com for information leading up to the meeting.
The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers to transport cancer patients living in Woodford County to treatment facilities in Lexington. Email Kristy.Young@cancer.org to help out.
Chorus Receives Distinction
Congratulations to the Woodford County Middle School’s Eighth Grade Chamber Chorus on their “Distinguished” ratings recently at the KMEA State Assessment Festival in Lexington. The students performed two prepared selections for three judges and were required to sight-read for a separate judge (sight reading is being able to sing on pitch a piece of music without first rehearsing it.) The chorus received the distinguished rating in both areas, which is the highest possible rating a group can receive.
Midway College Announces Scholarship for Adults
A scholarship fund has been established to assist adults wishing to complete their bachelor’s degree in order to find new employment or advance in a current career, Midway College announced today. “In keeping with our 160-year history of serving the underserved, I have established a scholarship fund which, when combined with other sources of financial aid, may pay the total cost of dislocated workers’ bachelor’s degrees. These funds are substantial, but limited, and will be awarded on a first come-first served basis,” said Dr. William B. Drake, Jr., president of Midway College.
Dr. Drake said that in today’s tough economic climate, college graduates are much more likely to keep their jobs than non-graduates. In addition, college graduates have nearly twice the earning power of high school graduates.
Interested students may enroll now through mid-May for accelerated degree programs in Business, Human Resource Management, Health Care Administration, Pre-Nursing, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Current locations include Midway and Lexington campuses, Hazard at HCTC, and Maysville at MCTC. Visit www.midway.edu or call (800) 755-0031.
Midway College Riders Compete
The Zone Six-Region Two Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Western Semi-Finals were held March 20 through 22 at Morehead State University. Two riders from Midway College competed against riders from twenty-five colleges and universities representing fourteen states, including New York, Oregon, and Virginia. Christina Campbell, a senior, competed in the Individual Advanced Horsemanship against thirteen other riders and finished in third place, qualifying her for Nationals. Tosha Gowan, a sophomore, competed in the Beginner Walk/Jog Horsemanship but did not qualify for nationals. IHSA Nationals will be held April 23 through 26 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.