Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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Recent Knox Central graduate making a career out of YouTube

Despite operating a YouTube channel with more than 1 million subscribers, Kendall Gray prioritized academics.
David Horseman, center, associate commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Education Office of Career and Technical Education and Student Transition, told a legislative task force July 10 that the top priority in developing a unified system for delivering career and technical education should be finding the best way to share the resources.

A better CTE system starts with pooling resources

Associate Commissioner David Horseman told the Kentucky Career and Technical Education Task Force that finding the best way to share resources should be the top priority in developing a unified system for career and technical education.
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KDE officials call for legislators to create unified CTE system

In a presentation to the Kentucky Budget Review Subcommittee on Education, Commissioner Wayne Lewis and Associate Commissioner David Horseman called for legislators to create a unified system for delivering quality career and technical education for students in the Commonwealth.
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Lexington native is taking her engineering expertise to Harvard

Rachel Seevers, a 2019 graduate of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School (Fayette County), embraces being a role model for the future women engineers of Kentucky.
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Kentucky students make their mark at national Educators Rising conference

High school students across Kentucky who are interested in education as a career spent several days in the Texas heat at the Educators Rising Conference June 22-25 in Dallas.
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Kentucky students make strong showing at DECA International conference

More than 250 Kentucky high school students from 23 high schools participated in the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando in April.
Lexy Riddle graduated from Hickman County High School in May with 44 college credit hours, most of which were attained through dual-credit courses. Photo by Mike Marsee, April 23, 2019

Planting the seed for a better future

A Hickman County High School graduate who once thought college might be out of her reach has used dual-credit courses to get a head start toward a degree.
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Kentucky students attend international marketing conference

More than 253 Kentucky high school students from 23 schools participated in the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Fla.
Conferences

90th Kentucky FFA State Convention planned for June 11-13 in Lexington

The 90th Kentucky FFA State Convention will be June 11-13 at the Lexington Center in downtown Lexington. More than 2,500 FFA members, advisers, sponsors and guests are expected to attend the convention.
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.