Anna Martin of Jessamine County Named McDonald’s
All American Nominee
Left to right: Ronald McDonald, LCA Senior Anna Martin, McDonald’s Marketing Director Bob Waitkus, and Lady Eagles Coach Jason Seamands.
Jessamine County ’s Anna Martin, a senior at Lexington Christian Academy , is a 2009 McDonald’s All American Games Girls Nominee. Martin, a DePaul signee, led the Lady Eagles to a state championship last year.
Frederick Douglass Visits the Library
For Black History Month, the Jessamine County Public Library took its patrons on a trip back in time to meet Frederick Douglass, a notable figure from history. The Chautauqua performer Mr. Charles Everett Pace gave an engaging performance that left the audience feeling like they were in the presence of the real Frederick Douglass. Attendees to the Feb. 11 event enjoyed an interactive experience as questions were answered from both from the perspective of Frederick Douglass as well as the scholar who portrayed him.
PHOTO: Charles Everett Pace (left), as Frederick Douglass and attendee Charles Everett Pace at the Jessamine County Public Library Black History Month Celebration.
Student newspaper racks up awards
On February 27, Asbury’s student newspaper, The Collegian, won several awards at the annual Kentucky Intercollegiate Press Association awards for 2008. The awards are for papers produced from January 2008 to December 2008. Asbury College is considered a Division B school because its enrollment is less than 5,000. Read more.