Eighty-six students from The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky are involved in some form of summer learning. From research internships to study abroad to robust community service projects, students are gearing up for busy weeks ahead.
The Matthew Rawert Memorial Scholarship for 2016 was recently given to Rachel Lowery, senior at South Oldham High School, by Monica Jones, sister to Matthew Rawert. Rachel is the daughter of Stuart and Cathy Lowrey. She plans to study American studies along with criminal justice at the University of Alabama in the fall.
The Educational Foundation of the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants (KyCPA) has awarded $63,915 in scholarships to college students studying accounting on behalf of the foundation and other benefactors.
Oldham County Schools recently celebrated six National Merit finalists.
"This is one of the highest academic honors one can receive in the school system," said Secondary Level Director Brent Deaves. "This isn't something they just did. They have been working for years to achieve this."
Crestwood resident Ada Pariser is among the 18 University of Dayton honors students selected to participate in the D.C. Flyers internship program this summer. Pariser will be working with the National Rural Health Association.
By the luck of the draw, or in this case, the spin of a wheel, Goshen resident Madison Orman joined the likes of Martha Layne Collins, Kentucky’s first female governor, Gail Gorski, United Airlines first female pilot, and a host of other leaders.