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Prichard Committee seeks nominations of a parent for Beverly Nickell Raimondo Award

The Prichard Committee’s Beverly Nickell Raimondo Award is designed to annually recognize the outstanding work of an individual whose work reflects the goals and ideals of the Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership. Beverly Nickell Raimondo The award is named in honor and memory of Beverly Nickell Raimondo, who was instrumental in the development of the Commonwealth Institute for Parent...

WKU Distinguished Educator Awards to recognize exemplary teachers within service region

Nominations are open for the Western Kentucky University College of Education and Behavioral Sciences’ inaugural Distinguished Educator Awards. The awards will celebrate the individual and significant contributions educators make to the teaching profession. From literacy to innovation, WKU will recognize 10 P-12 educators within the university’s service region based on their inspiring solutions...

Nomination are now being accepted for the 2020 LFCHD Dr. Rice Leach Public Health Hero Award

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is accepting nominations for the 2020 Dr. Rice C. Leach Public Health Hero Award. The award, now in its 17th year, is for individuals who have demonstrated their dedication to improving the health of Lexington residents. Dr. Rice Leach (KyFoward file photo) Criteria for the selection of the award include: • Exemplary leadership and diligence in promoting...

Nominate exceptional Kentuckians for the 2015 Governor's Service Awards

  For those who know an extraordinary Kentuckian or group who gives selflessly to help improve the lives of others, it’s time to consider making a nomination for one of the 2015 Governor’s Service Awards.   To honor these individuals and groups and highlight the impact of volunteerism and service, the Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service, an agency of the Kentucky...

Beshear asks for nominations of exceptional Kentuckians for Governor's Service Awards

  For those who know an extraordinary Kentuckian or group who gives selflessly to help improve the lives of others, it’s time to consider making a nomination for one of the 2015 Governor’s Service Awards.   To honor these individuals and groups and highlight the impact of volunteerism and service, the Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service, an agency of the Kentucky...

Teachers Who Made a Difference program accepts nominations now through Mar. 16

  By Whitney Harder and Jenny Wells     In its 17th year, the University of Kentucky College of Education’s Teachers Who Made a Difference program is now accepting submissions for the 2015 program.   UK women’s basketball coach Matthew Mitchell is once again teaming up with the College of Education to offer this program that gives people an opportunity to thank a teacher,...