Dr. Donna Hedgepath, far left, provost and vice president for academic affairs, and Dr. Lisa Allen, sixth from left, dean of the School of Education, presented the awards. From left are: Hedgepath; Kendra Cline, South Edmonson Elementary School; and Allen. (Campbellsville University Photo by Joshua Williams) (not pictured: Allison Bolton & Jennifer Dooley)
Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
Three Educators from Edmonson County Schools were recently honored at Campbellsville University’s recent Excellence in Teaching Award Ceremony. Kendra Cline, South Edmonson Elementary School; Allison Bolton, Edmonson County Middle School; Jennifer Dooley, Edmonson County High School were recognized.
Cline, of Park City, has taught second grade at South Edmonson Elementary School since 2017. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Western Kentucky University in 2017. She graduated from Edmonson County High School in 2013. She is the daughter of Melissa and Kenny Hennion, of Park City, and is the wife of Wesley Cline.
Bolton, of Brownsville, has taught seventh grade Social Studies at Edmonson County Middle School since 2016. She received her Master of Arts in Special Education from Western Kentucky University in 2002 as well as her Bachelor of Science in Education respectively in 1999. She graduated from Warren Central High School in 1994. She is the daughter of Dayle and Phil Kirby, of Smiths Grove, and is the wife of Daniel Bolton.
Dooley, of Smiths Grove, has taught 9th through 12th grade English, Theatre and Arts and Humanities at Edmonson County High School since 2002. She has also taught seventh through ninth grade English and Arts and Humanities at Olmstead Elementary School from 2000 to 2002. She received her Master of Arts in Library Media Education from Western Kentucky University in 2004 as well as her Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education and in English and Theater from Transylvania University in 1998. She graduated from St. Mary High School in 1994. She is the wife of Jason Dooley, and they have four children: Carson, Gavin, Taylor and Ian.
The 2019 Excellence in Teaching Committee included: Dr. Lisa Allen, dean of the Campbellsville University School of Education; Elizabeth Franklin, Lisa Kirtley, Natasha Nall, Dominic Sanfilippo, and Alice Steele.
Campbellsville University is a widely-acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 12,000 students offering over 100 programs of study including Ph.D., master, baccalaureate, associate, pre-professional and certification programs. The university has Kentucky based off-campus centers in Louisville, Harrodsburg, Somerset, Hodgenville and Liberty with instructional sites in Elizabethtown, Owensboro and Summersville. Out-of-state centers include two in California at Los Angeles and Lathrop, located in the San Francisco Bay Area. The website for complete information is www.campbellsville.edu.