Two Kentucky students are among 161 high school seniors named to the 58th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars for their accomplishments in academics, the arts, and career and technical education fields.
Garrard County Teacher Joanna Howerton Stevens to serve as non-voting member on the Kentucky Board of Education
The 2014 Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year is taking on a new role as the next educator to sit on the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE). Joanna Howerton Stevens, a National Board Certified Teacher from Garrard County High School (GCHS), was appointed as a member at the board’s April 20 meeting.
Three Kentucky educators chosen as state finalists for Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
Three Kentucky educators have been selected as state finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).
Four Fayette County Public Schools educators earned high-level honors in 2021 from state and national organizations.
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Arnav Dharmagadda, a junior at Russell High School (Greenup County) and Lauren Wood, a junior at duPont Manual High School (Jefferson County), were selected from among the state’s top student leaders to be part of the national 104-student delegation of the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP), who also will each receive a $10,000 college scholarship for undergraduate study.
Four days before Christmas in December 2020, Cacy Roberts and her sons, Malakai and Kameron, were sleeping in their bed when someone shot several bullets into their Fayette County home. Malakai, now 6-years-old, was taken to the University of Kentucky Hospital to be treated for injuries to his head. A bullet missed his brain by two centimeters and rendered him permanently blind. He also has difficulty with his sense of smell and his ability to taste food like his favorite, cheese pizza.
Kentucky FFA was well represented at the 94th annual National FFA Convention, which was held Oct. 27-30 in Indianapolis. More than 60,000 FFA members, advisers and guests attended the convention, which is the largest youth organization gathering in the United States.
Members of the Kentucky Department of Education’s Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) praised the student voice that was included in the 2021 Kentucky Education Summit during their meeting on Nov. 17.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) announced Oct. 26 that 22 teachers from across the Commonwealth have been selected as ambassadors for 2022.