East Jessamine High Student to Represent Kentucky at Special Olympics USA National Games
East Jessamine High School student Collin Lutz has been selected to Team Kentucky for the 2010 Special Olympics USA National Games which are set to be held July 18-23, 2010, in Lincoln, Neb. Lutz, 17, will swim two individual races and one relay at the Games. Lutz, who has been a Special Olympics athlete for 10 years, qualified for selection thanks to a Gold Medal in the 100-meter backstroke at the 2009 Special Olympics Kentucky State Summer Games. This will be his first time competing above the State event level.
Judge Cassity is Red Cross Hero
Jessamine County Judge-Executive Neal Cassity is the recipient of the Red Cross Jessamine County Hero of the Year Award. Cassity accepted the award in a ceremony at the St. Joseph-Jessamine RJ Corman Ambulatory Care Center on Wednesday, Nov. 4. The award is presented to someone who has been active in making a difference in his or her local community.