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NOVEMBER 1, 2017

Tips for transferring between colleges

As the fall semester winds down, many college students may be thinking about transferring to another school. Some students may be finishing one degree and want to get a higher one. Others find the school they chose isn’t the best fit for them, or perhaps family circumstances changed.

The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) offers these tips for making sure your transfer goes smoothly.

You should talk with the financial aid office at your current school to make sure you don’t owe anything or to find out if you get a refund. Also talk with the financial aid office at your new school to make sure you’ve done everything you need to get financial aid when you transfer.

Also, contact the registrar’s office at your new school to find out which credits and grades you earned at your current school will transfer.

If you have more questions about transferring, each college should have a contact person who can answer them. Students transferring from a public Kentucky two-year college to a public Kentucky university can find help at www.knowhow2transfer.org/.

KHEAA is the state agency that administers Kentucky’s student financial aid programs, including the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES). Its sister agency, the Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corporation (KHESLC), offers Advantage Loans to help students and parents pay for college or to refinance student loans. For more information about Advantage Loans, visit www.advantageeducationloan.com.

For more information about Kentucky scholarships and grants, visit www.kheaa.com; write KHEAA, P.O. Box 798, Frankfort, KY 40602; or call 800-928-8926, ext. 6-7214.

October 25, 2017

College students pursuing a career in agriculture or government are invited to apply for positions in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA’s) internship program for the summer of 2018, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced.

“The KDA’s internship program provides students a hands-on work experience that will enable them to gain the insight needed to consider a future career in the agriculture industry,” Commissioner Quarles said. “Our program has attracted bright, talented, energetic young people who have gone on to successful careers. We look forward to reviewing applications for 2018 and welcoming the next class of interns.”

In addition to agriculture, KDA interns may work in education, computer science, marketing, communications, pre-law, and other fields. Internships will run from June through August.

Applicants must be currently enrolled in a college, university, or vocational-technical program. Applicants can be enrolled in either undergraduate or graduate school.

To apply, download the application on the KDA’s website at www.kyagr.com and fill it out. Applicants must provide a résumé, cover letter, and three references. Applications and attachments must be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mailed to Mark White, director, Division of Human Resources, Kentucky Department of Agriculture, 107 Corporate Drive, Frankfort, KY 40601.

Applications must be postmarked no later than December 8.

For more information, go to www.kyagr.com or contact Mark White at (502) 782-0291 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

From Kentucky Department of Agriculture

October 6, 2017

Lawrence Co. and Tolsia both encounter huge games tonight with the Dawgs hitting the road for a key District game with Playoff implications and the Rebels hosting Homecoming night to keep a .500 record within reach.

 

Lawrence Co.  is 4-3 but more importantly 1-0 in Class 3A District 6 action after snapping a two game losing streak in a 48-8 dusting of Sheldon Clark last week. The defense really played well, swarming to the football and gang tackling all game long. The offense was led by Noah West and Dalton Ferguson.

The Dawgs will face Pike Co. Central which is ( 4-2 ) and 1-0 in District play with a 35-34 win over Floyd Central a couple weeks ago. This game is always crucial for playoff seeding and this year is no different with tonight's winner likely to host a Home playoff game while the loser likely makes a long road trip to District 3.

Tolsia vs. #8  Mt. View

It’s Homecoming night at Wilts Salmons Field as Tolsia ( 1-5 ) looks to snap a 4 game losing streak after a road loss last Friday night at #4 South Harrison. It doesn’t get any easier for the Rebels as Mt. View comes to town with a ( 4-2 ) record and ranked #8 in Class A.

Tolsia scored on two long touchdown passes from Wayne Williamson to Jonathon Johnson and Paskell Doss but it wasn’t enough to get past the Hawks. The Golden Knights have a lot of team speed which could present a problem for the Rebel Defense tonight.

Game times are 7:30 for both games.

 

 

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