Bullitt High School sophomore Phillip Burress has earned a 2011 YMCA Youth Character Award.
Phillip was nominated for the honor by Eastside Middle School teacher Sarah Mills. He received a trophy, certificate and $500 during an award dinner in the Crystal Ballroom at the Brown Hotel in Louisville.
MOUNT WASHINGTON - Christmas came early for one local youngster when she was selected to play in the Louisville Ballet's 2011 production of "The Nutcracker."
Old Mill Elementary fourth grader Whitney Fox, who has taken dance lessons since she was a toddler, auditioned for her part in August.