Gifted students in Bullitt County honored in special ceremony

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 Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts proclaimed Feb. 17-23 as Gifted Education Week in the Bullitt County School System.

A group of gifted students attended a special ceremony on Wednesday.

Those honored included: Emily Elliott of Eastside; Madeline Montoya of Zoneton; Katie Brown of Bernheim; Brianna Walls of Bullitt Lick; Madison Powell of Hebron; Sean Woods of Mount Washington Middle; Mackenzie Conn of Brooks; Adan Johnson of Cedar Grove; Jes Milburn of Crossroads; Mason Glass of Freedom; Abbagale Miller of Lebanon Junction; Jonathan Henson of Maryville; Mackenzie Cook of Mount Washington Elementary; Callie Smith of Nichols; Amelia Reaves of Old Mill; Madison Brown of Overdale; Lauren Spaulding of Pleasant Grove; Betsy Lewis of Roby; Shaelin Warner of Shepherdsville; Jack Porter of Bullitt East; and Lauren Meredith of North Bullitt.

Ellen Napier, Melissa Key and Sarah Coomer were also honored for their work.

Superintendent Keith Davis and assistant superintendent for student learning Greg Schultz were also in attendance.

Many parents and grandparents also attended.

The week is observed statewide to raise awareness to the gifted and talented students.

Bullitt County’s gifted program is recognized as one of the leaders in Kentucky. Davis said work is on-going to even have more improvements in the vital program.