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Local beneficiaries of WHAS Crusade for Children to celebrate ‘For the Love of Children’ week Feb. 4-10

Each year, tens of thousands of dollars from the WHAS Crusade for Children go to Lexington-area agencies, schools and hospitals that help children with special needs. To say thank you, these local recipients are sponsoring “For Love of the Children” week Feb. 4-10. (Click for larger image) Each day during the week, select businesses in Lexington will offer a percentage of sales to the WHAS Crusade...

Millcreek Elementary psychologist Leachman receives Best Practice Award

Mackenzie Leachman, the school psychologist at The Academy for Leadership at Millcreek Elementary, has received a Best Practice Award from the Central Kentucky Educational Cooperative. This regional honor was presented Oct. 7 during the KAPS fall conference in Louisville. Mackenzie Leachman (Photo Provided) The Kentucky Association for Psychology in the Schools (KAPS) said Leachman was selected because...

Central Kentucky Educational Cooperative names two from Leestown Outstanding Educators

The Central Kentucky Educational Cooperative has tapped Sara Hudson and Sarah Spurlock as Outstanding Educators because of their strong teamwork at Leestown Middle School.  They accepted their awards at a May CKEC luncheon. Spurlock teaches special education, and Hudson is her general education partner in their co-taught math class. They have participated in the Co-Teaching for Gap Closure initiative...