Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Bryan Station High School (Fayette County) junior LaMargaret Johnson impressed upon a national audience of chief state school officers and educators the vital importance of strong career and technical education (CTE) programs in a speech in Washington, D.C. Pictured with Johnson are Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis and her teacher, Catherine Vanatter. Photo by Jessica Fletcher, April 8, 2019

Bryan Station junior highlights importance of CTE at national conference

LaMargaret Johnson, a junior at Bryan Station High School (Fayette County), impressed upon a national audience of chief state school officers and educators the vital importance of strong career and technical education (CTE) programs in a speech in Washington, D.C., April 8.
Recognitions

Henderson health science program recognized by Advance CTE

The health science program at Henderson County High School has been recognized as one of eight winners of Advance CTE’s 2019 Excellence in Action awards.
Conferences

2019 Career and Technical Education Summer Conference

Get excited about the 2019 Career and Technical Education Summer Conference. Along with a week full of great presentations and opportunities to learn and grow, we will have a special counselor day on June 26.
Announcements

The Big Dig introduces students to northern Kentucky building industry

The Building Industry Association of Northern Kentucky will host The Big Dig, an event designed to introduce youth of any age to the building industry, April 27 at the Boone County Fairgrounds in Burlington.
Leo Guevara, a 2018 Graves County High School graduate, practices machine tooling. In only his second year in the machine tooling program at the Mayfield-Graves County Area Technology Center, Guevara competed in the State Skills USA competition and won the manual machine contest. Submitted photo by Paul Schaumburg, Graves County Schools

Graves County graduate finding success with machine tooling

Leo Guevara, a 2018 graduate of Graves County High School, has found his calling in machine tooling.
Conferences

Educators Rising Kentucky conference to be held in Bowling Green

Educators Rising Kentucky will host its annual state conference and competition March 5-6 at the Knicely Conference Center at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.
Conferences

KACTE seeks proposals for annual conference

The Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE) is accepting proposals for its annual conference July 23-29 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.
Recognitions

Bell teacher a finalist for national ACTE community service award

Rosemary Jones, a family and consumer sciences teacher at Bell County High School, has received the 2018 Association for Career and Technical Education Region II Carl Perkins Community Service Award.
Announcements

Mason teacher named to FCCLA board of directors

Shannon B. Roberts, a family and consumer sciences teacher at Mason County High School, has been named to the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America board of directors.
This is the logo for the What Will You Be KY campaign.

Calloway County grad finds success in Texas thanks to business classes

Sumer Starks graduated in 2010 from Calloway County High School, where she was an active member of the business department.