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EDUCATION The Anderson News | Wednesday, May 9, 2012 | A9 Zumba fitness class offered at ACE From staff reports Photo furnished Anderson Community Education will offer Zumba fitness classes, the agency announced. Classes will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. beginning May 15 at the high school cafeteria. Cost is $45 for 10 sessions, or $5 per session. Zumba is described as a “fusion of Latin and international music-dance themes that creates a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness workout,” according to a news release. The routines feature aerobics training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Participants must be at least 13 years old, and are asked to wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. Call Jacque Zeller at 839-3754 or email jacque.zeller@anderson. kyschools.us to register. Pictured are Caitlyn Mehs and Hallie Morgan beside their mural at Anderson County Middle School. Students show love of country in mural From staff reports Eighth graders Caitlyn Mehs and Hallie Morgan have been painting a mural on the lobby wall at Anderson County Middle School. The mural depicts rolling hills and tall grass of the country side complete with a barn and two tractors to represent the opposing tastes at the middle school, according to a middle school press release. Caitlyn Mehs and Hallie Morgan got the idea because they both love the country. “I love big red barns, my grandparents have one to keep their horses in and I’ve grown up always liking the fact that red is a perfect color for a barn,” Mehs said. The students learned how to make even brush strokes, how to mix colors, how to plan ahead and especially they learned that a painting this large takes a long time to paint. Having only one class period a day to paint, it took the students took them 14 weeks to complete the mural. Photo furnished DRURY WINS SCHOLARSHIP Emily Nicole Drury of Lawrenceburg and Trevor James Burba of Bardstown pose for a photo after winning this year’s Kentucky Bourbon Festival scholarship. They and their parents were honored April 28 during the festival’s sampler event. EDUCATION BRIEFS Downing named outstanding grad Photo furnished STUDENTS OF THE MONTH FOR APRIL Anderson County Middle School students pose for a photo after being named the school’s students of the month for April. Front, from left, are Anna Rose and Eli Gilvin. Middle row: Kelsie Meade, Hannah Agee, Luke Dowell, Tucker Austin, Julia Smith and Jared Mitchell. Back row: Joe David Robinson, Hannah Drury, Bree Conrad, Hallie Morgan, Caitlin Mehs and Timmy Rogers. Bluegrass Community and Technical College (BCTC) student Jennifer Downing of Lawrenceburg was selected as the 2012 Outstanding Program Graduate of the human services program, according to a news release from the school. Downing Faculty members select one student from each of the BCTC programs as an outstanding program graduate. The distinction recognizes students who have exhibited strong leadership, exceeded criteria and expectations in their degree program, and demonstrated academic excellence. Thirty-three students were selected as 2012 BCTC outstanding program graduates and were be honored at the BCTC graduation ceremony at Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. Powell awarded Spanish immersion scholarship Maggie Powell, a senior at Anderson County High School, has been awarded a four-year scholarship to participate in the new Inmersión en EspañolSpanish Immersion program at Georgetown College beginning in August. IEGC gives students the opportunity to take a third of their required coursework entirely in Spanish, to provide students with a meaningful path to fluency, according to a news release. Students with either a high level of Spanish or who speak the language natively are welcome to apply for the scholarship by visiting www.georgetowncollege.edu/ie. Powell has taken through AP Spanish and plans to study accounting at Georgetown College. — from staff reports Photo furnished Photo furnished BATTY FOR BAT HOUSES Pictured, from left, are Steve McKaig, Blake Roach and Principal Ronnie Fields. Junior wins opportunity to test flight plan From staff reports Anderson County High School junior Blake Roach recently won first place in the student technology leadership program State competition in the area of aviation. Roach has been invited to visit the Eastern Kentucky University’s Aviation Department and will have a chance Check us out online @ www.The Anderson News.com to fly his winning flight plan on one of the university’s flight simulators. The competition, sponsored by EKU, consists of different aviation challenges each year. This year’s challenge was to construct a flight plan given specific criteria. “After the competition, I was told that Blake’s idea to break his flight plan into three chunks was very advanced and played a big part in winning this year’s competition,” said Roach’s teacher, Steve McKaig, Roach said he has plans to visit EKU once finals are over. WIN A FREE CAR WASH Subscribe to The Anderson News or renew your subscription, and you could Customer Appreciation Day May 10th 9am - 3pm hot dogs, drinks 20# grill bottle cust. filled free WIN A FREE CAR WASH (a $9 value) at TWIN HILLS WIN ILLS Drive-In Theatre rive-In Theatre Pirates & the Misfits Rated PG Marvel’s The Avengers Rated PG-13 2 Great Movies for $5 FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY Gates Open @ 6:30 p.m. Shows @ Dusk pure HD5 propane This week’s winner: Mark Logsdon of Evergreen Drive LIVE MUSIC Friday & Saturday DON’T FORGET OUR GREAT FOOD! 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