UHA JUNIOR WINS TRIP TO WASHINGTON, D.C.

Michael Hodges is one of two students from Christian County who was selected by Pennyrile Electric to participate in a weeklong, expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. during the summer. Michael won this honor by scoring in the top two on a test given to the students who represented Pennyrile Electric in the recent Kentucky Association […]

University Heights Academy Names Beth Unfried Head of School

University Heights Academy is proud to announce that Ms. Beth Unfried has been named the new Head of School to replace Pam Nunn who is retiring at the end of the 2017-18 school year.   Ms. Unfried will begin her new position July 1, 2018. Beth Unfried grew up in Hopkinsville and graduated from Christian County […]

Three University Heights Academy Students accepted into Duke TIP Summer Studies program

Two University Heights Academy Freshmen, Beth Peebles and Sara Whitman, will once again be spending their summer with the Duke TIP Summer Studies program. The Duke TIP Summer Studies is a three-week residential program for high-achieving young scholars in grades seven through ten. Students take part in interactive, inquiry-based learning that challenges them to think critically […]

On February 27th, fourteen members of the UHA chorus and choir attended the Murray State University Junior Quad State Honor Choir Festival.

The students auditioned and were selected by their Director to attend the all day event. The honors choir presented a concert as the culminating event of the day. there were 240 seventh through ninth graders from twelve schools and four states in attendance. Pictured are (back row,  left to right): Olivia Smiley, Piper Hancock, Ethan […]

Gabriella Lynn Accepted into Gatton Academy

UHA sophomore Gabriella Lynn has been notified that she has been accepted into the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science out of Western Kentucky University for the fall term!  Congratulations, Gabriella! She will complete her junior and senior high school years living on WKU’s campus and taking courses offered by the college. At […]

UHA LOWER SCHOOL WINS FIRST PLACE IN REGION GOVERNOR’S CUP

Congratulations to the University Heights Academy lower school academic team for placing 1st out of 17 schools in the Regional Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, March 3 at R. E. Stevenson Elementary School in Russellville, Kentucky. The following students placed in individual written assessments: Jackson Flynn—1st place in Math and 4th place in Arts & […]

UHA Wins at STEM Competition

On Thursday, February 22, UHA’s Engineering Club sent two teams to Murray State University to compete in TEAMS (Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Math, and Science). The 9th-10th grade team won 1st place, and the 11th-12th grade team placed 2nd. TEAMS is an annual STEM competition challenging students to work collaboratively and apply their math and science […]

UHA STUDENTS QUALIFY FOR STATE

Congratulations to these students who participated in the regional Governor’s Cup on Saturday, February 17. Each qualified to participate at the state competition in Louisville on March 17-19. Left to right: Kevli Sheth—4th place, Language Arts; Kelsee Freeman—4th place, Arts & Humanities; Emma Sunderhaus—4th place, Composition; Hemangi Patel—4th place, Math.

UHA LOWER SCHOOL WINS ELEMENTARY GOVERNOR’S CUP

University Heights Academy’s lower school academic team won first place at the District 17 Governor’s Cup Academic Competition on Saturday, February 10.   Pictured left to right: Brayden Wright, Rudra Patel, Avery Felts, Lily Colip, Logan Miller, Nona Pruitt, Luke Humphries, Skylar Cantrell, Jackson Flynn, Lexi Pollard Here are the results: 1st place overall Quick […]

UHA BLAZERBOTS WIN STATE ROBOTICS COMPETITION, HEAD TO WORLDS!

UHA’s robotics team, the BlazerBots, were named Grand Champion at the Kentucky state FLL championship at Northern Kentucky University on Saturday, February 3. They competed against 48 schools across the state and will be one of two teams representing Kentucky at the 2018 World Festival in Detroit the week of April 25th. The World Festival […]