Award ceremony recognizes educational leaders in EKY

By: Jordan Vilines Email
By: Jordan Vilines Email

Nearly 30 years ago, Congressman "Hal" Rogers created the Forward in the Fifth program designed to improve education in the region.

Four eastern kentuckians received an Apple award on Monday for their efforts to support education.

The Apple awards serves as a platform to applaud those making huge strides to improve education for the state's students.

A high calibar award given to the frontrunners of the future for education in eastern Kentucky.

Some say the seriousness of improving education should no longer come as a second thought.

The leaders at Monday's event each provide excellent examples for future generations regarding the importance of education and of optimism.

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