2013 Appalachian Leaders in Education Award winners announced

For going above and beyond to support education in their home communities and across the region, Forward in the Fifth has awarded the 2013 Appalachian Leaders in Education (AppLe) Awards to eight individuals and one student organization on a leading college campus in south central Kentucky. The winners of this year’s AppLE Awards and their respective award categories are: • [...]

By |2014-06-18T13:00:28-04:00June 19, 2014|

Forward in the Fifth AppLE awards

Forward in the Fifth is looking for an educator, parent, student, community leader or school staff member who is leading the way in their home community and region to advance education. Forward in the Fifth, a nonprofit organization and affiliate of the Center for Rural Development in Somerset, is accepting nominations for this year’s AppLE Awards. The AppLE Awards – [...]

By |2012-02-06T12:11:46-05:00February 9, 2012|

Three Kentucky top education supporters recognized for their work

Three of Kentucky’s top education supporters were recognized for their work in helping advance education in Southern and Eastern Kentucky at Forward in the Fifth’s 25th anniversary celebration and “Unbridled Learning” Educational Summit on  Nov. 7 on the campus of Hazard Community and Technical College.

By |2018-12-05T15:22:18-05:00November 10, 2011|

25th anniversary of Forward in the Fifth celebrated

Forward in the Fifth – a nonprofit organization created in 1986 by U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) to reverse southern and eastern Kentucky’s low educational attainment levels – will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Nov. 7 in Hazard with an awards luncheon and Unbridled Learning Educational Summit. Educators, business leaders, parents and students from across the region will meet [...]

By |2011-11-02T09:02:19-04:00November 3, 2011|
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