Educator Spotlight: Samuel Whitehead

Ever since his senior year in high school, Samuel Whitehead wanted to be a math teacher and an officer in the U.S. Army. Twenty years later, he is an advanced mathematics teacher at Rowan County Senior High School and a chemical intelligence officer for the 149th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade in the Kentucky Army National Guard. 

By |2024-02-20T10:32:21-05:00March 8, 2024|

Seniors: What’s your next step?

It soon will be a time of new beginnings for this year’s high school seniors. Even though their senior year hasn’t been what they anticipated, now is the time to be following through with plans for what comes next in their lives.

By |2020-12-21T09:14:23-05:00January 5, 2021|

Federal Reserve Bank writing contest

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland's Creative Writing Contest: “Future World: How would you like to pay for that?” asks high school juniors and seniors to explain in an essay, play, short story or poem what future world looks like to them. Submissions must be postmarked on or before Feb. 28. There are prizes available for students, teachers and schools. [...]

By |2013-01-24T00:01:13-05:00January 24, 2013|

Academically Proficient High School Junior and Senior Diversity Conference

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) will present the 25th Annual Academically Proficient High School Junior and Senior Diversity Conference June 15-16 at Western Kentucky University. The primary purpose of the conference is to give Kentucky’s public, private and independent colleges and universities an opportunity to recruit academically promising or proficient students [...]

By |2012-05-30T14:38:04-04:00May 31, 2012|

‘Most Likely to Succeed’ students to be featured in Kentucky Monthly

Kentucky Monthly magazine is collecting information on Kentucky’s “Most Likely to Succeed.” Kentucky Monthly is seeking information on high school seniors who’ve been selected by their schools for this honor. Students will be featured in the publication. To participate, schools should send the following information for each “Most Likely to Succeed” student: top honors received (limit three) top leadership positions [...]

By |2018-12-18T15:34:22-05:00April 14, 2011|
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