SHEPHERDSVILLE - Following the retirement of a veteran educator and native Bullitt Countian, Roby Elementary welcomes a community newcomer who wanted to become a part of the county’s quality reputation.
Brittany Knipp, a Louisville native, moved to the area with her family so her children could attend Bullitt County Public Schools.
She now finds herself fully involved as Roby’s new principal, selected by the school’s Site-Based Decision Making Council.
School Administrators Adrienne Usher and Angela Bibelhauser have been selected to participate in this summer’s Leadership Institute for School Principals.
Usher who just completed first year as Overdale Elementary School principal, will attend training June 16-18 in Greensboro, N.C.
Bibelhauser also just finished her first year leading the Bullitt Alternative Center, Riverview Opportunity Center and Spring Meadows Children’s Home, although she has been assistant principal at the facilities.
Bullitt Central High School junior Jakob Williamson was awarded a $1,500 Web Innovator Award from GoDaddy.com at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) held in May in Pittsburgh, PA.
Among 1,702 participants from 78 different countries, Jakob is the first student from Bullitt County to win an award at ISEF.
Bullitt County Public Schools Technology Integration Specialist Susan Vincentz was elected Vice President of the Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE) at its annual conference in Louisville earlier this month.
She will assume her new leadership duties July 1st.
HEBRON ESTATES - Occasionally in sports the Most Valuable Player will also make the best play of the season.
North Bullitt High School teacher Christy Bickett was crucial in one of the top moments of the past school year, when her AP Calculus class won the TI-Nspire Express Your Selfie Contest hosted by Texas Instruments, with the class receiving a live Skype interview with actress Mayim Bialik from “The Big Bang Theory.”