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Inspired at 4-H leadership conference, Warren County teen makes positive impact on local environment

By Katie Pratt University of Kentucky Spurred by an idea at a Kentucky 4-H leadership conference, a Warren County teen returned home and is making a positive impact on her local environment. Anna Sweets is a 4-H member and a senior at South Warren High School. She leads her local 4-H environmental club, which she started after participating in the environmental tract at 4-H Teen Conference for the...

First Lady Glenna Bevin announces Allie Viney as winner of 2019 Kentucky Derby Poster Contest

First Lady Glenna Bevin has announced the winning entry, as well as the second- and third-place finishers, in her annual Kentucky Derby Poster Contest. This year’s first-place winner, Allie Viney, is a 10th-grader at Scott County High School. Viney will receive a $500 scholarship from Derby Celebration, Inc., and her poster will be on permanent display at the State Capitol. A copy of her artwork...

Kentucky Arts Council announces TranspARTation Grants awarded to 12 Kentucky Schools

The Kentucky Arts Council has awarded 19 grants to 12 Kentucky schools to fund student transportation to and from arts-related field trips for students through the popular TranspARTation Grant. The TranspARTation Grant is awarded annually by the arts council. The program is now in its fourth year. Grants are based on the mileage from the school building to the arts organization or performance venue...