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StationArts Students at Youth Art Exhibition
FCPS students were the top prize winners in this spring’s 10th annual Youth Arts Council Exhibition, presented during the May 17 Gallery Hop reception at the Living Arts & Science Center. Deja Baker of Bryan Station High School earned first-place honors and a $100 prize for her photograph “Colorism: A Concept.” Lindsay Maystead of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School was runner-up ($75) with her painting “Wonder,” and third place ($50) went to Jessica Harrison of Bryan Station for the fiber work “Carpe Dieme.”
Overall, 135 students submitted 270 pieces, and 90 of the 92 selected entries were from Fayette County Public Schools. Lexington painter Lennon Michalski judged the 2019 competition. Receiving honorable mention were Bryan Station’s Mia Durham, Isabelle Soult, and Carmen Coleman, Dunbar’s Nancy Zhang, and Henry Clay’s Jonah Peck.
The display continues through June 28 at the Living Arts & Science Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. For questions, please contact gallery director Jeffrey Nichols at (859) 252-5222.
Summer Reading Day
Students were emerged in project based learning connected to their summer reading assignments! Among other activities, IT got a first hand experience in a Tesla, Medical participated in patient assessments, Engineering used virtual reality goggles, Leadership learned about the realities that refugees face, and StationArts created works of art. Then we topped the day off with an outdoor food truck celebration for students that have earned a qualifying employability score this semester!
A huge thank you to our community partners that participated!! Fusioncorp, Eastern Kentucky University, Lexington Fire Department, Kentucky Refugee Ministries Lexington Hijro, Needham & Heffernan Properties, Awesome Inc
Spring MNA Cohorts
Congratulations to our Spring MNA cohort! They are now certified nursing assistants in the state of Kentucky!
Our chapter of the National Honor Society took time today to honor those who defended our freedoms. It is because of these men and women’s’ bravery that we have the freedoms we do today. Thank you to Ms. Shelli Warburton and her students for reminding us all what today is really about.
EBCE Capstone Speech
Senior Michele Haynes gave the EBCE capstone speech about her internship experiences and how program shaped her future in education and theatre. Experience Based Career Education program allows students to complete 5 rotations at local businesses to learn skills and experiences.
Alltech One Idea Conference
A huge thank you to Alltech for inviting some of our seniors to participate in the Alltech Ideas Conference this year! They were exposed to and inspired by professionals in various industries that are exploring solutions for their businesses and the world around them!
Guitar Program in National Spotlight
Mr. Hicks and the Guitar Program were featured in an article for the National Association for Music Education. You can check out the article HERE.
Part of graduation every year is the annual Graduating Class Video. You can watch the Class of 2019's video HERE. Directed by Moses Botaka and Tavian Taylor.
New Balance National Outdoor Track and Field
***All-American Alert*** Congratulations to Anthony Franklin for earning All-American honors at New Balance Nationals Outdoor 2019. Running 10.44 and placing 4th in the Championship 100m division earned All-American honors while establishing a new PR and school record. Great accomplishment for a great young man, way to end your senior season!
This week teacher are participating with business partners in externships.