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Campbellsville University The following Campbellsville University students from Woodford County received degrees Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13, 2017. Leighton Lavey of Midway received a bachelor of science in criminal justice administration. Jeffrey Hamilton of Versailles received a bachelor of science in fitness/wellness specialist area. Matthew Waits of Versailles received a bachelor of science in criminal justice administration area. Shannon Nally of Versailles received a master's degree in social work. Molly Ely of Versailles received a master of arts in special education in teacher leader. Western Kentucky University Kristen Eads of Versailles recently participated in the 11th campus-based Western Kentucky University LeaderShape Institute, an intensive, weeklong experience that teaches students to lead with integrity and believe in the impossible. A group of 48 students spent May 14 to 19 at the All Saints Center in Leitchfield to participate in a six-day program full of lectures, simulations and small groups known as Family Clusters, which focused on their personal values and the visions they have to better the world in which we live. The LeaderShape Institute helps participants explore not only how to make positive change, but how to develop meaningful relationships that put their visions into action. Ninety-three students from The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky at Western Kentucky University will be involved in some form of summer learning. Among them are: Grayson Fuller of Versailles, a Gatton Research Internship Grant recipient, will evaluate the toxicity of engineered metal nanoparticles with WKU Department of Biology's Dr. Nilesh Sharma. Fuller will also present research, titled "The Toxic Effects of Gold Nanoparticles on C. elegans Morphologies," this summer at the National Consortium of Secondary STEM Schools (NCSSS) Student Research Conference at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Mass., and will participate in a study abroad course study, titled "Honors: Introduction to Literature," with Professor Walker Rutledge of the WKU Department of English as part of The Gatton Academy's partnership with Harlaxton College in Grantham, England. Benjamin Luckett of Versailles will return to China with his NSLI-Y scholarship this summer as part of the National Security Language Initiative-for Youth. Centre College The following students from Woodford County graduated from Centre College during the 194th Commencement ceremony held on campus Sunday, May 21, 2017. Sarah Hutchinson received a bachelor of science in behavioral neuroscience. She is the daughter of Robby and Amanda Hutchinson of Versailles. Erin Macleod received a bachelor of science in biochemistry and molecular biology. She is the daughter of Jamie and Kathy Mac-Leod of Versailles. Dylan Spencer received a bachelor of science in biology, He is the son of Rob and Kelley Spencer of Versailles. Wright State University Kazia L. Parsons of Versailles graduated from the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio, on May 26, 2017, with an M.D. degree. Coastal Carolina University The following Coastal Carolina University students from Woodford County were named to the dean's list for the spring 2017 semester: Stella Adams of Midway, majoring in marine science, and Brooke Stilwell of Versailles, majoring in marketing. University of Kentucky Elizabeth Ann Jacobs of Versailles, daughter of Sue and Barry Jacobs, recently received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. The University of Kentucky awarded 140 Doctor of Pharmacy degrees to students on May 5, 2017, at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts. Samford University William R. Southall and Elizabeth E. Southall, both of Versailles, were named to the dean's list at Samford University for the spring 2017 semester.

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