Good For You!

Congratulations to:

Kellie Sherwood of Lexington, given the Transfer Student Encouragement Award at the 14th annual Alltech Vocal Scholarship Competition.


These graduates of basic training at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training:

Austin Scholes and Stevie L. Wood III,  University of Kentucky Police Department


These students, nominated by Sen. Rand Paul to the U.S. service academies:

Christopher Collins, Nicholasville-U.S. Air Force Academy

Christopher Michael Stefanski, Winchester-U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

Samuel Martin and Seth Quackenbush, both from Georgetown–U.S. Military Academy

John Garrett Gulla, Richmond, U.S. Naval Academy


Alyssa Pyles, Lexington Traditional Magnet School, who won first place in the middle school division of the Kentucky Education Association’s 2019 #DifferenceMakers art contest.


Horacio Francisco Zaglul of Lexington, appointed to the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Advisory Committee.


These state GeoBee qualifiers:

Harshith Tummala, Beaumont Middle School; Samuel Hackworth, Clark Moores Middle School; Yusuf Kahloon, Lexington School; Syed Shah, Lexington University Academy; Chris Kern, Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary; Nicholas Ulrich, Model Laboratory School; Marianne Gebb, SCAPA Bluegrass Middle School; Reeves McCullough, Seton Catholic School;  and Jonah Hubert, Winburn Middle School.


Viren S. Bavishi, DO, named president of CHI Saing Joseph Medical Group.


These winners of the Governor’s Service Awards:

Christopher Crumrine and Paul Kearney, Lexington, Volunteer Service Award

Alpha Phi Omega-Alpha Zeta Chapter at the University of Kentucky, Nonprofit Service Award

Ann E. Morgan, Lexington, Lifetime Achievement Award-Active


These members of the speech team from SCAPA at Bluegrass who were first-place winners at the Kentucky High School Speech Leageu’s 2019 state tournament:

Caroline Groth, Dramatic Interpretation

Sofia Wu, Extemporaneous Speaking, and Radio Broadcasting

Ethan Norris, Ortorical Declamation

Evelyn Weaver, Oratory, and Poetry

Aina Marti, Storytelling


Paul Czarapata, Vice President and Chief Information Officer of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, named to the Higher Education User Group Hall of Fame.