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Glass studying in Scotland

Julianne Glass, a Franklin County High School graduate and a junior at Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C., is studying history and politics at Stirling University in Scotland for the spring semester.

In addition to exploring Scotland, Glass and other students from Stirling University had the opportunity to travel to the Grand Canary Islands off the coast of Africa for spring break.

Glass, a political science major, is the daughter of Dan and Glenna Glass. She will be returning to Frankfort the first of June.

Bush awarded scholarship

Layne Bush, a senior at Franklin County High School, has been awarded a Presidential Scholarship to attend Georgetown College.

Bush is the daughter of Charles and Sandra Bush.

Presidential Scholarships are renewable for four years. Recipients must maintain academic standards as set forth by the college.

Blackburn receives masters degree

Miranda Blackburn graduated from the University of Kentucky on May 7 with a master of arts degree in organizational communications with a grade-point average of 3.8.

Blackurn lives in Lexington where she has been employed at LexMark International for four years and is currently a business control analyst.

Blackburn was a student at Western Hills High School and graduated from Anderson County High School in 1997.

She is the daughter of Kelly Stephens Marshall.

Harbin national award winner

Madison Harbin has been named a national award winner in English, mathematics and science by the United States Achievement Academy.

The academy recognizes fewer than 10 percent of all American middle school students with a national award.

Harbin, who attends Good Shepherd School, was nominated for the English award by Lou Jean Duncan, the math award by Robin Jones, and the science award by Christy Wade, all teachers at the school. Harbin will appear in the United States Achievement Academy Official Yearbook, which is published nationally.

She is the daughter of Gary and Karen Harbin.

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