Students in grades 9-12 are invited to submit original artwork for the Governor’s Derby Poster Contest. Students are invited to submit their rendition of what they think Derby day looks like, with the winning poster to be displayed in the Capitol.
What is a horse’s favorite kind of cake? Carrot cake, of course! Semple Elementary School sits three blocks from Churchill Downs in Jefferson County, so naturally the Kentucky Derby is a familiar event to Semple students.
As a part of their efforts to involve Kentucky students in the annual Derby festivities, Gov. Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear have announced a design contest for Kentucky middle and high school students. Sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education, this year’s contest helps incorporate the arts through advanced technology. Students are asked to digitally design a jockey [...]