Board of Ed briefs

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By Sharon Graves

Champions Awards

Superintendent Lisa James awarded numerous students for their work as champions.

Rhiannon Jones and Kaylee Worrall, seventh graders, (Worrall was unable to attend) were honored for being selected to participate in the American Choral Directors Association All-State Chorus.   Jessica Foster, sophomore, was recognized for her art work that won several awards at the Kentucky State Fair.

 Senior Quincy Hogan was recognized for finishing her golf career at Carroll County High School and for winning many awards:  2012 College Golf Scholarship to Cumberland University (Tennessee),  2011 All State Senior Qualifier, 2011 Regional Runner Up, 2011 State Championship Qualifier, 4 Time All NCKC, 3 Time All A State Championship Qualifier, 7 year Varsity Letterman for CCHS.   Her team awards include:  Most Outstanding Season, Team Captain, and Taking it to the NEXT LEVEL award.

Pooja Patel, Nathan Brands, Andrea Williams, Daniel Lindsay, Seth Harmon and Kevin States were recognized for a presentation they gave during the OVEC board meeting.  James said the group did an outstanding job in their presentation and have applied to present at the Kentucky school board conference.


Donation War

Gerda Wise, principal at Kathryn Winn Primary school, explained to the board because of a donation of $500 from small business owner, Jeremy Chowning, a donation war of sorts is in progress to help purchase playground equipment for the school.  According to Wise, Chowning challenged other small business owners in the area to match his donation and seven business owners have taken him up on the challenge and pledged $4,000 for the equipment.


Final Walk Through for Cartmell

Superintendent, Lisa James, explained to the board that Cartmell is in the winding down  phase of the renovation project with the final walkthrough scheduled.  Water problems seen to have been corrected with implementation of larger drain pipes and James said with the exception of four or five items that need to be completed, the project is nearly finished. 


By Sharon Graves