On Saturday, May 14, 58 students representing 38 counties from across the Commonwealth of Kentucky were recognized during The Gatton Academy’s ninth graduation ceremony in Van Meter Hall, including Rohan Deshpande of Oldham County High School.
BEDFORD – North Oldham eighth-grade pitcher Madisyn Eads didn’t know she was one inning away from a no-hitter until after the game. She and her teammates were more focused on the precise defense and explosive offense they played that when they saw Eads’ individual performance, it was just icing on the cake.
Oldham County fans will have the opportunity to see The Misty Mountain String Band live at the Oldham County Arts Center, 7105 Floydsburg Rd. in Crestwood, for their CD release show on May 27 at 7 p.m.
The year was 1987, and I was in the 11th grade. I had recently transferred from a small Christian school and was not yet accustomed to the ways of my public school peers. But I was fairly certain none of them would be wearing a homemade, black wedding gown to the springtime formal event.
Last week I challenged you to smile at people. This was fairly easy for me to do since it is something I like to do, but I decided to notice the response of people when I caught their eyes and smiled at them. Almost 100 percent smiled back.
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.