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WKU honors 44 high school seniors from five area counties

WKU honored 44 students from six high schools in five southcentral Kentucky counties for their academic achievements.

This year’s group has an average ACT composite score of 27.96 and grade-point average of 3.93 and included 21 Kentucky Governor’s Scholars.

The following students from Allen, Butler, Edmonson, Logan and Simpson counties were honored at a luncheon Oct. 14 at WKU’s Augenstein Alumni Center:

Allen County-Scottsville High School

WKU honored five students from Allen County-Scottsville High School on Oct. 14. From left: principal Shane Davis, counselor Paige Tabor, Tori Edwardson, Quinn Towery, Sydney Blankenship, William Slaten, Sam Calvert, WKU President Gary Ransdell and superintendent Randall Jackson. (WKU photo by Clinton Lewis)

WKU honored five students from Allen County-Scottsville High School. From left: principal Shane Davis, counselor Paige Tabor, Tori Edwardson, Quinn Towery, Sydney Blankenship, William Slaten, Sam Calvert, WKU President Gary Ransdell and superintendent Randall Jackson. (WKU photo by Clinton Lewis)

Butler County High School

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WKU honored five students from Butler County High School. From left: Michael Gruber, counselor Hanna Southerland, Alison Kurfiss, Brittney Gruber, Emily Rich, Brittany Qualls, Haley Adkins, WKU President Gary Ransdell, superintendent Scott Howard. (WKU photo by Clinton Lewis)

Edmonson County High School

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WKU honored four students from Edmonson County High School. From left: counselor Michael Meredith, principal Tommy Hodges, Amber Hagan, Norma Patel, Morgan Vincent, Regan Saling, WKU President Gary Ransdell, superintendent Patrick Waddell. (WKU photo by Clinton Lewis)

Franklin-Simpson High School

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WKU honored 10 students from Franklin-Simpson High School. Front row (from left): Ahleena Bell, Elizabeth Peden, Hannah Clark, Emily Clark, James Hill, Mitul Patel, Shivam Champaneria; back row: superintendent Jim Flynn, Jordan Santimaw, Cynthia Bunton, Molly Fleming, principal Tim Schlosser, counselor Misty Wade, WKU President Gary Ransdell. (WKU photo by Clinton Lewis)

Logan County High School

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WKU honored 13 students from Logan County High School. Front row (from left): counselor Amy Hallman, Savannah Rogers, Molly Bell, Katelynn Collins, Chandler Larson, Kelsey Coleman, Kayla Hazel, Reagan Thomaston, Sydney Mimms; back row: principal Casey Jaynes, Caleb Williams, Andrew White, Ben Wright, Wesley Estes, Mark Chapman, WKU President Gary Ransdell. (WKU photo by Clinton Lewis)

Russellville High School

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WKU honored seven students from Russellville High School. From left: superintendent Leon Smith, counselor Nicole Osborne, principal Kim McDaniel, Eduardo Rodriguez, Rachel Fisher, Jada Morris, Kelsey Patterson, Derrick Porter, Sarah Williams, Wesley Stratton, WKU President Gary Ransdell. (WKU photo by Clinton Lewis)

Schedule of upcoming recognition luncheons

The Five County Scholars Luncheon was the first of eight recognition events WKU will conduct this fall. Here’s the list of other events:

  • Oct. 17: Bowling Green/Warren County Scholars Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at WKU’s Augenstein Alumni Center, 292 Alumni Ave., Bowling Green.
  • Oct. 21: Glasgow Area Scholars Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at T.J. Health Pavilion Community Center, 310 N. L. Rogers Wells Blvd., Glasgow.
  • Oct. 28: Owensboro Area Scholars Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at Owensboro Convention Center, 501 W. Second St., Owensboro.
  • Oct. 30: Elizabethtown Area Scholars Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern time) at Hardin County Schools Early College and Career Center, 200 University Drive, Elizabethtown.
  • Nov. 3: Louisville Area Scholars Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern time) at The Frazier History Museum’s Fourth Floor Loft, 829 W. Main St., Louisville.
  • Nov. 11: Lexington Area Scholars Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern time) at Keeneland’s Kentucky Room, 4201 Versailles Road, Lexington.
  • Nov. 18: Northern Kentucky Area Scholars Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern time) at Receptions’ Campbell Room, 1379 Donaldson Highway, Erlanger.

Contact: Campus and Community Events, (270) 745-2497.

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