Category Archive: East Jessamine High School

Aug 25

Thirteen students from Jessamine County named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars

Thirteen students from Jessamine County have been named Sen. Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT. These students have also earned $2,500 a year …

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Aug 25

Eight Jessamine County students complete Governor’s Scholars Program

Eight students from Jessamine County — including seven from local high schools and one resident who attends school in Lexington — participated in this year’s Governor’s Scholars Program. Scholars spent five weeks on a college campus during the program, which this year was held at Morehead State University from June 15 to July 19, at Murray …

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Aug 20

East Jessamine High School senior’s antibullying video makes top 15 in national contest

East Jessamine High School senior Taylor Tomlin, right, was interviewed during the No Bull Challenge Teen Video Awards in Los Angeles earlier in August. Tomlin's video, "Live Saver," was one of the top 15 nationwide. (Photo submitted)

Taylor Tomlin was just doing classwork when she made an anti-bullying video last year. But her dramatic portrayal of bullying that hit close to home carried her farther than a grade in the classroom this month; it took her all the way to a red carpet in Los Angeles. Now a 17-year-old senior at East …

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Aug 04

East Jessamine High School’s Moberly graduates from Rogers Scholars

Amanda Moberly, center, received a certificate for completing the Rogers Scholars program from Lonnie Lawson, left, president and CEO of The Center for Rural Development, and Delaney Stephens, community liaison and youth programs coordinator for The Center. (Photo submitted)

East Jessamine High School student ­Amanda Moberly graduated this summer from The Center for Rural Development’s Rogers Scholars program. Rogers Scholars is an intensive one-week summer leadership program that provides opportunities for high school students in southern and eastern Kentucky to receive the skills they need to become the region’s next generation of business and …

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Aug 04

East Jessamine High School marching band hosting test-drive fundraiser Thursday

The East Jessamine High School marching band will host a “Drive for Dollars” fundraiser Thursday, Aug. 7, from 6-8 p.m. at the school. Chrysler on Nicholasville will donate $10 to the marching band for each eligible driver who test-drives a car during the event. Drivers must be 18 years or older and have a valid …

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