District Gifted and Talented Coordinator Sarah Coomer has been named a Director of the Kentucky Association of Gifted Education Advisory Board.
She will join 19 state and University colleagues to participate in KAGE Board meetings held quarterly to serve as an advocate and liaison for children and young people with gifts and talents within their district and across the state.
“Totally shocked and very humbled,” she said. “This is really an honor.”
HILLVIEW - At the Alternative Adult Day Center, Carl Hartstern is a hero even without his Bronze Star and Purple Heart.
The regular attendee at the center celebrated his 100th birthday with a special party hosted in his honor.
Hartstern was presented with his own cake, complete with 100 candles. State Rep. Linda Belcher honored him with a Kentucky Colonel proclamation by Gov. Steve Beshear, while Bullitt County Judge/Executive Melanie Roberts officially declared Sept. 19 as Carl Hartstern Day.
MOUNT WASHINGTON -- When Pleasant Grove Elementary principal Melissa Whicker felt tightness in her chest as she walked across the parking lot in May, she assumed she had pulled a muscle coughing during a recent sinus infection.
When she had the doctor’s check for her on Friday, they gave her the all clear.
It wasn’t until she was watching TV with her husband and son Saturday night that she realized what was going on.
FRANKFORT - Two of Bullitt County’s finest educators are among 24 teachers that will be recognized at the State Capitol for their excellence.
Bullitt Lick Middle School music instructor Meredith Patton and Brooks Elementary 2nd/3rd grade instructor Gina Beasley were selected as recipients of the 2015 Ashland Teacher Achievement Award, presented by Ashland, Inc., and Valvoline.
Patton and Beasley were previously selected as 2015-16 Bullitt County Middle and Elementary Teacher of the Year, respectively.
The CASA Board of Directors and staff were recently honored to present Board member, Tom Kelly with an “Outstanding Community Service’ award.
Tom has spent the past 57 years in the printing industry with three different companies and the last 33 years have been with Publishers Printing, right here in Shepherdsville. He has represented Publishers and Bullitt County at the state, regional and local levels in a wide variety of educational, career and workplace readiness issues.