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July 7, 2008

For Immediate Release

 

CAMPBELLSVILLE UNIVERSITY IS HOLDING KIDS COLLEGE JULY 21-24

 

By Hillary C. Wright, student news writer

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Looking for a fun, educational experience for your child this summer?

Campbellsville University’s Technology Training Center is in its fifth year holding “Kids College,” which provides fun, fellowship and learning for students going into grades three through eight in the 2008-09 school year.

Carol Sullivan, director of the technology center at CU, has organized Kids College, the second session of which will be July 21-24. The deadline to apply for the session is July 14.    

A first session was June 23-26; and children who attended may return and attend the second session is they desire.    

   

“It’s a program that gives children exposure to technology, art, science and fun things like cooking and crafting,” Sullivan said.

Students at Kid’s College at the Campbellsville University Technology Training Center for the first session in June were from left: Front row --  Jack Ford, Lejano Zavalija, Micah Eubank, Matthew Magness, Cole Frazier, Bart Frazier, Peter Lowe, Sami Jo Parrott, Hunter Jessie, Elizabeth Rogers, Madison Jones, Molly Sullivan, Victoria Garrett,  Maggie Hobbs, Kaylee Burton, Lizzie Cox, Cameron Jeffries and Bryce Richardson. Second row -- Samuel Kessler, Morgan Magness, Molly Lowe, Lanie Hall, Sierra Hall, Chloe Eastridge, Maddie Hollingsworth, Taylor Reynolds, Rebecca Murray, Faith Gaddis, McKayla Sprowles, Shelbi Lemmon, Christian Dillard, Mattison Blakeman, Sydnee Beard and Rachel Myers. Back row -- Zachary Settle, Peyton Cox, Aliyah Langley, Callie Parrott, Allison Brockman, Aubrey Sprowles, Brooke Gilpin, Hunter Cowherd, Jack Miller, Rylee Beard, Meredith Johnson, Kassie Miller, Andy Sabo, Nicholas Rogers and Aryn Massengale. Will Miller and Vanity Furr are not pictured. (Campbellsville University Photo by Linda Waggener)

Each session is Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. with a 15-minute break with refreshments.

Students can choose two classes. The first is from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. The second is from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The class choices include “You’re the Cook,” “Mad About Science,” “PowerPoint with Pizzazz,” “No Girls Allowed,” and “No Boys Allowed.”      

Sullivan said the courses are taught by instructors and experts in the different fields.

“We try to keep the groups small so the children can have a little more individualized attention,” Sullivan said.

“You’re the Cook” is taught by Tanya Massengale, and “Mad about Science” is taught by Holly Davis. “PowerPoint with Pizzazz” is taught by Susie Crowder.                                                                

“No Girls Allowed” is taught by Daran Kennon, who is employed at the Tech Center, and  “No Boys Allowed” is taught by Belinda Creech.

Tuition for each four day camp is $65, which covers the program including materials, kits, and a T-shirt.

A completed registration form, consent form and payment should be mailed to Campbellsville University, Technology Training Center, 1 University Drive, UPO 799, Campbellsville, Ky. 42718.

Questions about the program can be sent to Sullivan at rcsullivan@campbellsville.edu or at (270) 789-5392.

Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 2,405 students who represent 98 Kentucky counties, 25 states and 29 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2008 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 22nd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South and eighth in the South for “Great Schools, Great Prices.” CU has been ranked 15 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges®. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his tenth year as president.