Center for Rural Development honors leadership, service
Clay Parker Davis, chairman of The Center for Rural Development's executive committee, and  Lonnie Lawson, president and CEO of the center, recently presented regional  leadership and  service awards commemorating the center's 15th anniversary. The recipients, flanked by Davis, left, and Lawson, right, were, from left, artist Peggy Sherry of Somerset, Arts & Culture Award; former University of Kentucky president Lee T. Todd Jr. of Lexington, Public Service Award; Don Alwes of Wilmore, lead instructor for the National Tactical Officers Association in school and workplace violence and active shooter response, Public Safety Award; U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal"  Rogers, Visionary Award; Charles Hickox, Eastern Kentucky University dean of continuing  education and outreach, accepting the Strategic Partner Award on EKU's behalf; Brent Graden of Prestonsburg, former economic director of the City of Prestonsburg, Technology Award; and 2009 Rogers Scholars graduates Blake Adams and Victoria Rose of Monticello, recipients of the Community Service/Leadership Award. The awards were presented Sept. 30 at the center's  anniversary celebration in Somerset.
Center for Rural Development honors leadership, service Clay Parker Davis, chairman of The Center for Rural Development's executive committee, and Lonnie Lawson, president and CEO of the center, recently presented regional leadership and service awards commemorating the center's 15th anniversary. The recipients, flanked by Davis, left, and Lawson, right, were, from left, artist Peggy Sherry of Somerset, Arts & Culture Award; former University of Kentucky president Lee T. Todd Jr. of Lexington, Public Service Award; Don Alwes of Wilmore, lead instructor for the National Tactical Officers Association in school and workplace violence and active shooter response, Public Safety Award; U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers, Visionary Award; Charles Hickox, Eastern Kentucky University dean of continuing education and outreach, accepting the Strategic Partner Award on EKU's behalf; Brent Graden of Prestonsburg, former economic director of the City of Prestonsburg, Technology Award; and 2009 Rogers Scholars graduates Blake Adams and Victoria Rose of Monticello, recipients of the Community Service/Leadership Award. The awards were presented Sept. 30 at the center's anniversary celebration in Somerset.
Center for Rural Development honors leadership, service Clay Parker Davis, chairman of The Center for Rural Development's executive committee, and Lonnie Lawson, president and CEO of the center, recently presented regional leadership and service awards commemorating the center's 15th anniversary. The recipients, flanked by Davis, left, and Lawson, right, were, from left, artist Peggy Sherry of Somerset, Arts & Culture Award; former University of Kentucky president Lee T. Todd Jr. of Lexington, Public Service Award; Don Alwes of Wilmore, lead instructor for the National Tactical Officers Association in school and workplace violence and active shooter response, Public Safety Award; U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers, Visionary Award; Charles Hickox, Eastern Kentucky University dean of continuing education and outreach, accepting the Strategic Partner Award on EKU's behalf; Brent Graden of Prestonsburg, former economic director of the City of Prestonsburg, Technology Award; and 2009 Rogers Scholars graduates Blake Adams and Victoria Rose of Monticello, recipients of the Community Service/Leadership Award. The awards were presented Sept. 30 at the center's anniversary celebration in Somerset.

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