Thursday, December 14, 2017
Clark County FFA members sort and box nonperishable food items collected during the organization’s annual food drive. Altogether 100 families received food baskets for the Thanksgiving holiday. Submitted photo by Terra Pigg

FFA members attacking hunger one community at a time

With 1 in 6 Kentuckians identified as food insecure, FFA members and chapters from across the Commonwealth are doing their part to eliminate hunger in a variety of ways.

FCCLA members build leadership skills at national meeting

More than 300 Kentucky chapter members, 1,300 youth members and adult advisers of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America attended a Nov. 10-12 meeting in Washington, D.C., and the annual FCCLA National Cluster Meeting Nov. 17-19 in Oklahoma City.

Kentucky joins Engineering byDesign

Kentucky is the latest state to join the Engineering byDesign Consortium of States.
Kentucky students from high school chapters in Allen, Grant, Mason, Martin and Oldham counties attended the National Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Capital Leadership conference in Washington, D.C., Nov. 8-10. More than 250 student leaders and advisers from across the county attended the conference. Submitted photo by Reeca Carver

Kentucky FCCLA students attend Capital Leadership conference

Several Kentucky Family, Career and Community Leaders of America members, state officers and their advisers attended the National FCCLA Capital Leadership conference in Washington, D.C., Nov. 8-10.
Caldwell County High School's agriculture teacher J. Wes York works with members of the school's FFA Poultry team as they prepared for national competition. York recenlty was named as the 2017 ACTE Region II Teacher of the Year by the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE). Photo submitted

ACTE names Kentucky agriculture teacher as national award finalist

The Association for Career and Technical Education named J. Wes York, agriculture teacher at Caldwell County High School, as the 2017 ACTE Region II Teacher of the Year.

Get ready for National Apprenticeship Week 2017

The third annual National Apprenticeship Week is set for Nov. 13-19.

Iroquois High School hosts TRACK signing event

Five Jefferson County Public School students signed on to the TRACK Youth Apprenticeship Program during a signing event held at Iroquois High School.

Registration open for ACTE CareerTech VISION Conference

Join the premier annual gathering of career and technical education professionals at the ACTE CareerTech VISION Conference, schedule for Dec. 6-9 in Nashville, Tenn.

Barren County, WKU create recipe for student success

Barren County School District’s Nutrition Services Department and Western Kentucky University are collaborating to provide post-baccalaureate internship placements for WKU students.

Sign up for February’s Student Leadership Day

The 17th Annual Student Leadership Day for career and technical education students is slated for Feb. 13.