BROOKS -- In October, Lydia Flowers will embark on the journey of her lifetime.
Flowers, 23, will visit 11 countries in 11 months as part of Adventures in Mission’s World Race program.
After receiving her masters degree in social work from Campbellsville University in May, Flowers returned to her home in Shepherdsville to work as a foster parent supervisor at New Hope Foster Homes. Because Flowers said she felt like she was getting her life together, she ignored the idea of mission work.
MOUNT WASHINGTON -- One Bullitt County student will find it a little easier to pay for college this fall thanks to a scholarship from local McDonald’s Restaurants of Kentuckiana owner/operators and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana (RMHCK).
Bullitt East High School student, Madison Wilson, was recognized and awarded with a one-time scholarship in the amount of $2,500 in a ceremony held on Tuesday, May 10 at the Greater Louisville Medical Society.
HEBRON ESTATES - A teacher is a teacher the world over.
A local educator, hoping to see all teachers find similar success through shared platforms, ideas and resources, travelled to Africa during Spring Break to kickstart that success.
Freedom Elementary instructor Lauren Vining co-founded and established Pink Elephant, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating, mentoring and supporting teachers worldwide, especially in disadvantaged communities.
“We want to connect all teachers in a global support system,” she said.
Doug Henry has earned a doctorate from the University of Phoenix for his successful defense of his dissertation, The Effect of Public Military Academies on Africa-American High School Graduation Rates in Chicago: A Delphi Study.
Dr. Henry is an eighth grade social studies teacher at Bullitt Lick Middle School.