Good For You!

Congratulations to:

Lawrence W. Brandstetter of Lexington, who has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Architects.


Baptist Health Lexington, named to the 2019 edition of “100 Great Hospitals in America” by Becker’s Healthcare.


These organizations honored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of energy for excellence in energy management:

Big Ass Fans of Lexington, which earned the Excellence in Product Design Award.

Scott County Schools of Georgetown, Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence.


Senator Damon Thayer,  honored by the Kentucky Chamber as one of the  MVPs of the 2019 General ASsembly.


Nicholas Clevenger of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School and Olivia Sharp of Henry Clay, named to the Class of 2021 in the Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science.  They’ll finish their last two years of high school at Western Kentucky University while getting college credit hours as well.

Hannah Botts of Tates Creek, David Clark and Relmond Van Daniker of Dunbar and Kayla Turney of Lafayette were named to the Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics at Morehead State.  They will also spend their junior and senior years on campus earning dual credit.


Angus Maske and Helen Pang of Paul Laurence Dunbar, who as semifinalists in the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.


These first-place winners at the 2019 Kentucky Science & Engineering Fair:

Megan Guan of Dunbar–Biomedical and health sciences

Margaret Blair of Dunbar–Cellular and Molecular Biology

Angus Maske of Dunbar, Chemistry

Eli Carter of Dunbar–Physics and Astronomy

Christian Keller of Carter G. Woodsom Academy–Plant Sciences

David Vulakh of Dunbar–Systems Software


These first-place winners from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School at the 2019 Future Business Leader of America state conference:

John Adkins, Business Law

Sydney Sun and Angie Xiao, Business Ethics

Praneeth Bhatt, Cyber Security

William Ding, Impromptu Speaking

Khalid Rashad, Introduction to Businesses Procedures

Eleanor Liu, Marketing


Kathryn M. Stocks of Midway and George Ward of Lexington, named to the tourism Development Finance Authority.


Claire Skubik-Peplaski of Bryan Station High School, overall winner of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition in the Sixth District.


The University of Kentucky, named Best Value College in Kentucky by SmartAsset.

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