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Commentary: Kentucky Board of Education recent appointment of student representation is a milestone

By Emanuelle Sippy and Sanaa Kahloon Special to KyForward With Eastern High School student Solyana Mesfin’s recent appointment by Gov. Andy Beshear as a non-voting member of the Kentucky Board of Education, Kentucky joins the ranks of 20 other states who have young people playing a similar role. As a Jefferson County junior and daughter of Ethiopian immigrants who is active in several youth-driven,...

Toyota Tsusho America rewards Georgetown College student’s idea with RAV4 XLE vehicle donation

Philipp Hoeper, a recent Georgetown College graduate and New Zealand native, experienced firsthand how challenging life can be without transportation. As a foreign student, he came to America without a vehicle and didn’t earn enough money to buy one – a 1999 Toyota Camry – until he was late into his college career. Prior to that, he depended on his peers and fellow members of the Lambda Chi Alpha...

Georgetown College student takes summer to pursue research project on spinal cord injuries in mice

While summers are typically for relaxing and gearing up for the new semester, many Georgetown College students take the summer to further their academics. This past summer, senior John Lowe took the unique opportunity to further his education and complete a research project studying how age and sex affect spinal cord injuries in mice. John Lowe took the unique opportunity to further his education and...

Campbellsville University student named ACA Ledford Scholar for female inmate research project

Shannon Kramp, a junior at Campbellsville University from Danville who is double majoring in psychology and criminal justice, has been announced as an Appalachian College Association (ACA) Ledford Scholar with Dr. Dale Wilson, director of criminal justice programs and associate professor, as her sponsor. “We are thrilled to participate in the Ledford Scholar Program of the Appalachian College Association,”...