UHA STUDENT NAMED UK RISING SCHOLAR

Victoria Sisk has been notified by the University of Kentucky that she has been chosen to represent University Heights Academy at the 2017 UK Rising Scholars Day.  Victoria was nominated by her guidance counselor based on her academic success and demonstration of her leadership and service.  The UK Rising Scholars Day is a full-day event […]

University Heights Academy Students Accepted into Commonwealth Honors Academy

Congratulations to Juniors Cheydan Crump, Hemangi Patel, and Tyler Pratt, who have been notified of their acceptance into Murray State University’s COMMONWEALTH HONORS ACADEMY. The Commonwealth Honors Academy (CHA) is an exciting, challenging three-week academic, social and personal growth program for outstanding high school students who have completed their junior year. Upon completion of the Academy, […]

UHA Junior Lydia Humphries selected for Frankfort and D.C. Youth Tours

UHA junior Lydia Humphries was among 137 high school juniors from across Kentucky who visited the commonwealth’s capitol as part of the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperative’s Frankfort Youth Tour on April 12th. The program brings together students selected from their local electric cooperatives to tour Frankfort and learn about state government. Lydia is also […]

Emma Perry, Sophia Maddux, Evan Golladay, and Brianne Lacefield ACT success story (Duke TIP).

The Duke University Talent Identification Program has released the 2017 7th grade Talent Search results for 2017.  The following students from University Heights Academy have received special recognition based on their ACT scores taken as 7th graders: Ethan Alexander, Brianne Lacefield and Sophia Maddux have qualified for STATE RECOGNITION.  Brianne also qualified for Academy for […]

Congratulations to UHA’s eighth grade students who have been named 2017 Mayor’s Scholars!

Congratulations to UHA’s eighth grade students who have been named 2017 Mayor’s Scholars! In order to be named a scholar, a student must have a 2.5 GPA, maintain a 95% attendance rate, have no office referrals, and submit an essay recommending a youth-focused idea that Mayor Hendricks and the Mayor’s Youth Council should consider implementing […]

Congratulations to the UHA lower school academic team for placing 3rd out of 15 schools in the Regional Governor’s Cup competition!

Congratulations to the UHA lower school academic team for placing 3rd out of 15 schools in the Regional Governor’s Cup competition on Saturday, March 4 at Indian Hills Elementary School. Seated, left to right:  Ben Bennett, Rudra Patel, Matthew Couch, Prit Patel; Standing:  Coach Lauren Cotthoff, Luke Humphries, Evelyn Cotthoff, Gargi Shah The following students […]

University Heights Academy’s lower school academic team won first place at the District 17 Governor’s Cup Academic Competition on Saturday, March 4.

University Heights Academy’s lower school academic team won first place at the District 17 Governor’s Cup Academic Competition on Saturday, March 4.  Here are the results: 1st place overall 1st place quick recall : Bottom row, left to right:   Rudra Patel, Ben Bennett, Evelyn Cotthoff, Prit Patel; Top row, left to right:  Luke Humphries, Matthew […]

UHA Student Matthew Helphenstine Featured on 2017 Challenge Learning Center Calendar

Matthew Helphenstine’s mission patch design was one of twelve selected for the 2017 Challenger Learning Center calendar.  Each spring after studying about the Earth, sun, and moon, University Heights Academy’s 6th grade Earth science class takes off on a mission to the moon!  Each student applies for a position such as communications, life support, navigation, […]

UHA WINS FIRST PLACE IN RESEARCH AT STATE ROBOTICS COMPETITION

UHA’s middle school Robotics Team is composed of selected 6th, 7th, and 8th graders who compete with EV3 robots through the First Lego League.  Teams must research a real world problem and propose a creative solution, display teamwork skills, explain the innovative design of their robot, and complete robot missions while working against the clock.  […]