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Hall gets glimpse of Naval Academy life

Hall gets glimpse of Naval Academy life

October 10, 2018

Cody Hall made a trip into his future this summer. Hall was selected for the U.S. Naval Academy’s Summer Seminar held on the Annapolis, MD, campus for a week in June. “I learned about military discipline and the dedication it takes to be a part of the military,” said Hall. He described his summer...

Harlan County NHS induction

Harlan County NHS induction

October 10, 2018

Harlan County High School held a formal induction ceremony for new members of the National Honor Society on Oct. 3. The National Honor Society is a nationally recognized service organization for those students who have a GPA of 3.5 or better, have had no discipline issues and are not truant. Each member...

HCHS students help tell county’s story

Some of the top art work by Harlan County High School students was displayed during the Creative Asset Mapping project.

October 15, 2017

Telling Harlan County’s story through the eyes of students was the goal of the Creative Asset Mapping project on Sept. 19-21 at Harlan County High School. The project was supported by an award from the National Endowment of the Arts and facilitated by Partners for Education at Berea College (PFE)....

Link Crew members collect food to help needy

Members of the Harlan County High School Link Crew members are pictured after collecting over 1,100 cans as part of the Cram the Cruiser Food Drive.

December 15, 2016

Harlan County High School Link Crew members did their part to make the Cram the Cruiser Food Drive at the school a success, collecting over 1,100 cans at the school during the Dec. 1-9 drive. “We are excited about the success of the effort and the non-perishable food items that students and faculty...

Local students assisting Tennessee fire victims

Harlan County High School Beta Club officials include, from left: Autumn Dunaway - vice president; Terrance Stephens - treasurer; Miranda Cook - secretary; Daesha Carr – president; and Tina Lawson, sponsor.

December 9, 2016

The Harlan County High School Chapter of the National Beta Club has donated $1,000 to the fire relief effort in Sevier County, Tenn. The local Beta chapter is working with officials from the Sevier County School District, according to Tina Lawson, HCHS Beta sponsor. Community service is a mission of...

HCHS students win at Swappin’ Meetin’ art competition

Winners from Harlan County High School during the 52nd annual Kingdom Come Swappin’ Meetin’ art competition included, from left: Addia Watts, John Hansel, Caleb Carmical, Robbie Blevins, Cydney Perkins and Lori Barton.

November 1, 2016

Several Harlan County High School students won ribbons for their art work during the recent 52nd annual Swappin’ Meetin’ community and children’s art display. The theme of this year’s competition was “My Ole Kentucky Home.” “I was pleased to learn that several of my students who have...

HCHS Raider team first in region

The Harlan County High School Raider team is currently ranked first in the region after a strong showing earlier this month at Whitley County. Squad members include, from left, front row: Allan Adams, Devin Mefford, Tessa Allen, Danielle Lee, Gary Burkhart, Marvin Williams, Brooke Lewis, Shayla Hamblin, Megan Barton, Layne Jones, Abigail Williams, Logan Bilbery and John Collett; second row: Ethan Caldwell, Stephen Day, Ryan Anderson, Cody Hall, Chelsey Cornett, Charles Skidmore, Stephen Snyder, Devin Couch and Brittany Thomas; back row: Willie Doan, Shawn Warren, Tyler Risner, Dewayne Kelly, Dalton Barton and Nick Coots.

October 25, 2016

With 124 students enrolled in the JROTC classes he leads, Maj. Tim McElyea oversees the largest program at Harlan County High School and one of the most successful. Harlan County is currently ranked first in the region coming off a strong showing at a meet on Oct. 8 at Whitley County High School....

NHS officers

Pictured are the newly elected National Honor Society officers for the 2016/17 school year at Harlan County High School, including, from left: treasurer Hannah Gaw, secretary Haley Hall, vice president Madyson Bennett and president Emma Day.

October 19, 2016

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