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Ariel Turner
Ariel Turner

Perfect ACT

Ariel Turner, a senior at Assumption High School, earned a perfect score of 36 on the October administration of the ACT.
Turner is an Assumption McAuley Scholar and has been part of the advanced program since her freshman year. She is a member of the Beta Club, Spanish Honor Society, Book Club and Art Club. According to a news release from the school, her favorite subjects are calculus and public speaking. She attends Immaculate Conception Church in La Grange, Ky.
Turner also volunteers her time with several charitable organizations, including the Agape Thrift Store located at Immaculate Conception.

Movie night

Mercy Academy will host a Christmas-themed movie night at the school, 5801 Fegenbush Lane, on Dec. 5. Due to licensing issues, the title of the movie cannot be printed.
The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for pictures with Santa and the movie begins at 7 p.m. Admission is free and concessions will be available for purchase.

Open house

Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students are invited to visit Assumption High School for an open house today, Dec. 4, at 6:30 p.m. The open house is an opportunity for families to tour the campus, meet current students and speak with teachers about curriculum and academic programs. Coaches, club and organization leaders, counselors, and business office personnel will also be present. Student or self-guided tours are available.

Lunch and learn

Eighth-grade parents are invited to Mercy Academy for a “Lunch and Learn” event Dec. 10 from noon to 1 p.m. Parents will have the opportunity to tour the school, learn about the curriculum and have lunch with administrators.
To register, contact Allison Morris at 671-2021 or

Blood drive

Trinity High School’s annual fall Red Cross blood drive resulted in 85 usable pints of blood donated by Trinity students, faculty and staff.

Speech tourney

-Assumption High School’s debate team earned several awards at the Wyatt Debate League tournament. Freshmen Kennedy Nodler and Correna Tate won the novice public forum competition. Junior Grace Gardone and sophomore Kailyn Deitz were named co-champions of varsity public forum along with junior Kait Petter and freshman Teddy Monteith. Tate was named the top novice speaker in the tournament, and Gardone was named the top varsity speaker.
-Trinity High School’s speech and debate team competed in the “Tournament of Firsts” at Danville High School in Danville, Ky., Nov. 22. Junior Jorge Rojas-Ortega was named the tournament champion in extemporaneous speaking. Rojas-Ortega  also pre-qualified for the state tournament in March.

College signings

Fourteen Assumption High School seniors signed national letters of intent to participate in college athletics. They are:
Basketball — Nora Kiesler, Purdue University.
Field hockey — Bailey Higgins, Michigan State University.
Swimming — Kristin Keifer, University of Kentucky; Natalie Laurence, Youngstown State University.
Volleyball — Jorydn Kuchenbrod, Bellarmine University; Miranda Elpers, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga; Kenzie Maloney, University of Nebraska; Molly Sauer, University of Louisville; McKenzie Watson, University of Kentucky; and Bailey Wheatley, Wright State University.
Softball — Cassidy Janes, Georgetown College; Maddie Sweeney, Campbellsville University;
Lacrosse — Liza Tevebaugh, University of Indianapolis.
Cross country and track — Abbie Wright, University of Louisville.

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