Bullitt East High School (Bullitt County) has been recognized as a Special Olympics Unified Champion School and as a national banner recipient by Special Olympics. Bullitt East is the only Kentucky school in the 2019 class of National Banner Unified Champion Schools and one of three in Kentucky to achieve this recognition.
Three Kentucky teachers are the winners of the 2019 Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Awards from the National Archives and the University of Kentucky Libraries Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center.
Angela Shoemaker, a custodian at Muhlenberg South Middle School (Muhlenberg County), is the winner of the 2019 Fred Award from the Kentucky Association of School Administrators.
Four Kentucky educators were recognized by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators at its Annual Leadership Institute last month in Louisville.
Adam Wallingford, a welding instructor at Mason County School, is among 50 teachers and teacher teams from across the country who have been named as semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence.
Scott Hatfield, the technology teacher, computer applications teacher and school technology coordinator at Eastside Middle School (Bullitt County), has been selected by Lego Education for the 2019 cohort of its U.S. Lego Education Master Education Program.
Marcus Dobbs, director of transportation in the Fayette County schools, has been named the 2019 J.T. Coomer Memorial Director of the Year by the Student Transportation Association of Kentucky (STAK).
Catherine Del Valle, a Spanish teacher at Russell High School (Russell Independent), has received the John Temple Award for State Director of the Year from Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, an honor society for high school students enrolled in Spanish and/or Portuguese.
The Leslie County schools have been recognized for its work in entrepreneurial education by Hazard Community and Technical College and the Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education.
Bradley McKinney, an agriculture teacher at Rowan County Senior High School, has been named the Kentucky Agriculture Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky FFA Foundation and the Kentucky Association of Agricultural Educators.