Monthly Archives: February 2014

Annual scholarship pageant selects Belle of the Blue 2014

GEORGETOWN, KY – Long a tradition, the annual selection of Belle of the Blue is an exciting event for Georgetonians.

Contestants, nominated by residence halls including the ones for men, are judged based on scholarship, appearance, interview, talent and poise.

The 2014 Belle of the Blue scholarship award winner is Elizabeth Feldpausch, a senior from Fisherville, […]

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Alumnus Tim Wilson, orthopedic surgeon, encourages mission service, maximizing college years

GEORGETOWN, KY – It’s always a pleasure to welcome alumni back to campus to speak to students about life experiences.

Timothy C. Wilson ‘93, now an orthopedic surgeon, visited on Tuesday, February 24, and in talking about his mission work in Haiti, urged students in the Hill Chapel audience to not take for granted their […]

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Regional competition challenges school teams to design, build, program robots

GEORGETOWN, KY – A regional Robo Challenge Xtreme (RCX) returns to the campus of Georgetown College on Saturday, March 1.

It’s the fifth consecutive year for the College to host this fun way for students to expand their knowledge of math and science through a challenging robotics competition. Competition among student teams runs from 8 […]

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Three from GC get first-hand experience in state government

FRANKFORT, Ky. —  Three students from Georgetown College have been awarded Frankfort Semester Internships and are spending their spring semester working and studying in Kentucky’s state capital.

The students are:

Rachel Floyd, a senior from Somerset, Ky. who is interning in the office of the Secretary of the Finance and Administration Cabinet. She is a political […]

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Celebration of life Chapel service honors Doc Birdwhistell

GEORGETOWN, KY – They came from far and wide. John L. Hill Chapel was filled to capacity with family, friends, colleagues and students. Hundreds who couldn’t attend in person watched streaming video on their computers and mobile devices.

Stories. Tears. Laughter. It was all to celebrate and remember the life of long-time Georgetown College professor Ira […]

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