WCHS Grad Named Presidential Scholar
2009 Woodford County High School graduate Adam Horn has been named a Presidential Scholar. Scholars are selected based on academic achievement, personal characteristics, leadership and service activities, and an assessment of a written essay. Only 140 students across the nation, three of which were from Kentucky, were selected for this honor presented during a ceremony recently in Washington D.C. While there, the students toured museums and monuments and met government and education officials.
Lila Leatherman, also a 2009 WCHS graduate, was a semifinalist in the selection. Only one other WCHS student, 2003 graduate Dan Bach, has been named a Presidential Scholar since the program’s 1964 inception.
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County Fair Held
The Woodford County Fair was held June 13 through 20 with new beauty queens crowned, greased pigs caught, and the best jams, jellies, pies, and art judged. Morgan Jolly was named Miss Woodford County Fair, and Katie Miller was named Miss Teen Woodford County Fair. Other Miss Woodford County winners were Miss Congeniality, Megan Grimes; Miss Photogenic and first runner-up, Whitley Sutherland; Marley Bush, fourth runner-up; Heather Laws, third runner-up; and Kassidy Kidd, second runner-up. Photos of the events can be viewed on the Woodford County Fair website, www.woodfordcountyfair.com.