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Three named to Whos Who

Three Western Hills High School graduates and Transylvania University students were honored during Transylvania Universitys annual awards program. All three received Whos Who Among Students at American Universities and Colleges recognition. Who's Who is a national recognition given to juniors and seniors based upon academic performance, leadership on campus and service to the campus and local community.

Junior Meredith Plant, an English major, is the daughter of Philip and Dena Plant of Frankfort.

Junior Michael Snedegar, an accounting major, is the son of Clay and Mary Snedegar of Frankfort.

Junior Whitney True is the daughter of Julian and Jennifer True of Frankfort.

Smith receives degree from UK

Charles Jason (C.J.) Smith graduated from the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics on Sunday, May 7, with a bachelor of science degree in accounting. He is a 2001 graduate of Franklin County High School and is working for National City Bank in Lexington.

Smith is the son of Gina Carter of Frankfort and Bobby Smith of Lexington.

Ferry completes basic training

Air Force Airman Drake A. Ferry has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

During the six weeks of training, the airman studied the Air Force mission, organization, and military customs and courtesies; performed drill and ceremony marches, and received physical training, rifle marksmanship, field training exercises, and special training in human relations.

In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force.

He is the son of Robert and Donna Ferry of Lawrenceburg and a 2005 graduate of Anderson County High School.

Braden inducted into honorary

Brittany Braden, a senior at the University of Kentucky, was recently inducted into Psi Chi, the National Honor Society for psychology majors. She is currently employed by the University as a research assistant in the neuropsychology laboratory which focuses on brain research functions of learning and memory.

She will serve as a residence advisor and seminar leader at this summers Governors Scholar Program at Centre College.

Braden is the daughter of Bill and Marian Braden and a 2003 graduate of Western Hills High School.

Adcock is honored

Brandon Adcock, a sophomore at Franklin County High School, has been nominated and selected for induction into Whos Who Among American High School Students, National Honor Roll, US Achievement Academys All-American Scholar and the National Society of High School Scholars for the 2005-06 academic year.

To be considered for these awards, a student must have a 3.3 or better grade point average and be nominated by a school instructor, counselor, or other qualified sponsor.

The awards are based on academic achievement and academic excellence and only five percent of high school students are nominated for these awards each year.

Adcock is the son of Joe and Gaye Adcock of Frankfort.

Johnson gets NSHSS recognition

Tabitha Johnson, daughter of Bobby and Carlene Johnson of Frankfort and a student at Western Hills High School, has been selected for membership in the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS). The society recognizes the top scholars in the nation and invites only those students who have achieved superior academic excellence to join.

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