These first place finishers in the Region 8 Swimming and Diving Championships:
200 Freestyle: Emma Lykins, Lafayette
50 Freestyle: Lili Elayi, Lafayette
1-Meter diving: Van McKinley, Henry Clay
100 Butterfly, Lili Elayi, Lafayette
100 Freestyle: Emma Lykins, Lafayette
500 Freestyle: Makayla Young, Dunbar
100 Backstroke: Zoe Schaeffer, Henry Clay
200 Medley Relay: Dunbar
200 IM: Jackson Millard, Henry Clay
500 Freestyle: Jack Johnson, Henry Clay
200 Freestyle Relay: Dunbar
100 Breaststroke: Alex Ochsenbein, Dunbar
400 Freestyle RElay: Dunbar
Ted Bassett, former president of Keeneland, Dr. Michael Benson, former President of Eastern Kentucky University and Claude Christensen, outgoing chair of Bluegrass Tomorrow, honored with 2020 Vision Awards by Bluegrass Tomorrow.
Rosalind Harris of the University of Kentucky, presented with the George Washington Carver Public Service Award and inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Frank X. Walker, former Kentucky poet laureate and co-founder of the Affrilachian Poets, winner of Transylvania University’s Judy Gaines Young Book Award for his “Last Will, Last Testament.”
The University of Kentucky Intercollegiate Debate Team, winner of the Hoosier Invitational at the University of Indiana.
Milton C. Moreland, named 21st president of Centre College.
Samantha Wigginton of Henry Clay, 182 Pounds and Victoria Ndeemya of Tates Creek, 195 pounds, first place winners in the 2020 Kentucky Girls State Wrestling Championships.
Dr. Stephanie White, named University of Kentucky College of Medicine Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion.
The Lafayette High School esports team, winner of the PlayVS/KHSAA Esports Winter State Championship.