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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Entrance Exam

We’re continuing to gear up for our next school year.

The next entrance exam for students entering grades 6-10 will be given Saturday, April 6 at 9am. Any student who is wanting to take the exam should arrive 15 minutes early to fill out an application.

 If you have any questions, please contact the office at 606-789-1967.
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Senior Abigail Rosys is named National Merit Scholarship Finalist


Abigail Rosys, a senior at The Piarist School in Hagerhill and daughter of Gary and Jean Rosys, is one very happy student after being named a National Merit Scholarship Finalist. But, it is an honor that began for her over a year ago.

According to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, roughly 1.6 million students take the PSAT each year. This test is the first step in a long process to this prestigious scholarship. From the over a million students, 16,000 are named Semifinalists. These Semifinalists must then go through an application process which includes writing essays, getting recommendations, and taking the SAT. Students who show a very high academic record and score well enough on the test will then be promoted to Finalist...

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2018 Christmas Program

We are hard at work in the final stages of the annual Christmas Program. Thanks to the generosity of multiple parishes and individuals throughout the country, over 800 kids will be receiving store-bought presents that they otherwise could not afford.

We will post pictures as the dates draw nearer.

Anyone wishing to help purchase gifts may contact Outreach Director Audrey Collins at 606-789-1967 or

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2019 Emergency Home Projects

We are currently scheduling groups for the 2019 Emergency Home Projects.  Any group that wishes to volunteer, please send your availability to Audrey Collins by email or phone as soon as possible: or 606-789-1967.

Four mission groups have already scheduled for the 2019 year.

The need is great and we hope to see many this year.

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Holy Spirit at Geist Mission Group.

Thank you to our wonderful friends from Holy Spirit at Geist in Fischer’s, IN. This summer, they built a beautiful ramp for an elderly man in need and painted over half of the school’s gymnasium. We could not provide the help we do without the help we receive from the generosity and spirit of others. Thank you to all who worked so hard to help a wonderful man be able to access his home safely.



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