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Kentucky junior offensive tackle Darian Kinnard earns Sporting News All-America accolades

By Susan Lax University of Kentucky University of Kentucky junior offensive tackle Darian Kinnard has picked up another national honor as he was named a second team All-American by Sporting News. He also earned All-America accolades from the Associated Press (third team) and Pro Football Focus (first team), and was a first team All-Southeastern Conference selection by the AP and a second team All-SEC...

Bullitt East student Tyler Wheatley wins Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority essay contest

Tyler Wheatley, a junior at Bullitt East High School in Mount Washington, has won the 2020 essay contest sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). “Tyler’s powerful essay reminds us that when we invest in a student’s education, the impact is felt throughout their whole community,” said Gov. Andy Beshear. “This has never been more important than now, as we strive...

Kentucky junior may win scholarship, photo shoot through KHEAA high school contest

A rising junior at one of Kentucky’s public or private high schools will win a $500 scholarship and a photo shoot at his or her school through the “Promote Your School” scholarship contest, sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.   To enter, the student must submit an essay about one of these subjects:   · What my aspiration for my generation is; ·...