Monthly Archives May 2019

Coach Kevin Tackett named Athletic Director of the year for the 15th region

We want to wish a huge congratulations to Coach Kevin Tackett for being named the Athletic Director of the Year! Sixteen Athletic Directors across the state received this honor and Coach Tackett was the Athletic Director named for the 15th region.

Coach Tackett works tirelessly to ensure the students get every opportunity possible and we are so excited to share this news.

When asked today to pose for his photo, he simply stated, “I want to take this photo with the student athletes because they’re the reason I do what I do.”

Congratulations, Coach!


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Senior Brennen Mullins awarded prestigious Singletary Scholarship

We want to wish a huge congratulations to senior Brennen Mullins for receiving the Otis Singletary scholarship award from the University of Kentucky. This is a very competitive scholarship that requires the highest level of academic excellence and awards full tuition for all 4 years and a $20,000 housing stipend for the freshman and sophomore years. Brennen will attend the University of Kentucky in the Fall where he will major in Civil Engineering.

We are so very proud of you, Brennen! We know you’ll do amazing things.


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Junior Grace Orsborne named to Governor’s Scholar Program

We want to extend a very heartfelt congratulations to junior Grace Orsborne for her acceptance into the Governor’s Scholar Program.The Governor’s Scholars Program is a summer residential program for outstanding high school students in Kentucky who are rising seniors. The Program originated in 1983 as a result of Kentucky leaders’ concern that the state’s “best and brightest” were leaving the Commonwealth to pursue educational and career opportunities elsewhere without fully understanding the potential of their talents at home.

The Program’s mission is to enhance Kentucky’s next generation of civic and economic leaders.

In order to participate in the Program, students must be nominated by their high schools and then compete on a state-wide level...

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Sophomore Emma Stewart named to Governor’s School of the Arts


We are very excited to congratulate sophomore Emma Stewart on being accepted into the Governor’s School for the Arts. This highly competitive program is incredibly selective and rigorous.

For three weeks every summer, over 200 of Kentucky’s most talented and creative high school students are invited to grow and learn together at the Governor’s School for the Arts’ college summer residence program. Sophomores and juniors in high school are offered in-depth instruction in one of nine artistic disciplines: architecture + design, creative writing, dance, drama, instrumental music, musical theatre, film + photography, visual art, and vocal music.

Students are immersed in a rigorous schedule of daily seminars, master classes, lectures, hands-on workshops and field trips...

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Sophomore Spencer McGraw named to leadership conferences


We want to extend a huge congratulations to sophomore Spencer McGraw for being accepted into the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership conference and the 2019 Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute. The Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute’s purpose is to develop future business leaders and entrepreneurs in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. High school freshmen, sophomores and juniors from throughout The Center for Rural Development’s 45-county service area in a highly competitive process. The program is an intensive, weeklong program focused on developing creativity, teamwork, business and leadership skills.

The HOBY mission is to inspire and prepare future young leaders for a life dedicated to leadership, service, and innovation...

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