Category Archive: West Jessamine High School

Jul 30

Youth Salute: Dozens of Jessamine County teens recognized with annual leadership honor

Alexandria Lowry

Thirty-four rising seniors from two high schools and home school in Jessamine County were among 762 from around Central Kentucky recognized in this year’s “Youth Salute” from the Central Kentucky Council on Youth Leadership and Holifield Photography in Lexington. The 34th annual awards ceremony was held in honor of the students Sunday, May 4, at …

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Jul 29

Jessamine County teenager injured in June crash recovering slowly as family friends raise money

Abby Morguelan performed with the Dually Noted show choir at West Jessamine High School in a talent show in March 2013. Morguelan, who was a senior at East Jessamine High School this past year, was critically injured in a car crash June 3 and is still recovering at Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

Family and friends of a teenager critically injured in a June car accident are urging the community for continued support as the girl recovers eight weeks later. Abby Morguelan, now 18 years old, crashed into a tree on Spears Road in Fayette County on June 3, just three days before she was to graduate from …

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Jul 16

West Jessamine High School’s Wade named Kentucky’s school-resource officer of the year

West Jessamine High’s school-resource officer, Sam Wade, talked about bullets and ballistics with a forensic-science class at Jessamine Career and Technology Center in May 2013.

The school-resource-officer program in Jessamine County added another feather to its cap last week as West Jessamine High School’s officer, Sam Wade, was recognized as the SRO of the year in Kentucky. Wade received the award from the Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers (KASRO) after he was nominated last school year by the school …

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Jul 14

West Jessamine High School graduate Warren receives $1,000 Kohl’s scholarship after coordinating food-packing event

Recent West Jessamine High School graduate Sarah Warren has received one of two $1,000 scholarships from Kohl’s for community service. Warren, 18, of Nicholasville helped coordinate a food-packing event that involved more than 80 students and put out more than 12,000 meals that were donated to the Christian Appalachian Project food pantry. Through the Kohl’s …

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Jun 06

Photos from West Jessamine High School’s Class of 2014 graduation


West Jessamine High School held its graduation ceremony Friday at Southland Christian Church. See photos from the event below.

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