Fernanda Rubi Diaz Ramirez of Leestown Middle School, who took first place in Division 2 of the 2020 Student Poetry Contest sponsored by the Kentucky State Poetry Society.
Jeanne Devers,Bluegrass Community and Technical College, TPM Champion in the Talent Pipeline Management Program through the Kentucky Chamber WorkForce Center.
Mariko Barnes of Lafayette High School, named Kentucky Japanese Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Association of Japanese Language Teachers.
Amber Ethington of Garrett Morgan Elementary, names Fayette County’s Outstanding Special Educator for 2020.
These new principals in Fayette County Public Schools:
John Moore, Ashland Elementary
Michael Jones, Mary Todd Elementary
Ebony Hutchinson, William Wells Brown Elementary
Johnnie Johnson, names vice president for admissions at Transylvania University.
Alexander Stumbur of Winburn Middle School, who received the History of Agriculture and Rural Life Award in the 2019-20 NHD National Contest.
Dr. Stuart E. Brown II, named Equine Safety Director at Keeneland.
Mary Howard, with the University of Kentucky Human Development Institute, named a Children’s Mental Health Champion by The Association of University Centers on Disabilities.
Gregory Johnson of Richmond, named to the Kentucky Board of Auctioneers.
James Haggie of Lexington, appointed to the Kentucky Board of Social Work
Jacob Higgins of Lexington and Dana Steffey of Versailles, named members of the Kentucky Board of Nursing.
Dr. Nancy Cox and Richard Perry, both of Lexington, named to the Kentucky Horse Park Commission
Paula Pope of Lexington, named a member of the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees.