■ Five Henry Clay alumni became the most recent inductees of the Henry Clay Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame, now in its 10th year, honors the accomplishments of former Henry Clay students and faculty. It currently consists of 51 members. This year's honorees include Kirk Chiles, who coached the Henry Clay boys' basketball team to two state tournament appearances; baseball great John T. Shelby Jr., who was part of two World Series championship teams and is now first-base coach for the Baltimore Orioles; Calvert Roszell Jr., a former judge who also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Kentucky's School of Law; and James Owen, a social entrepreneur who founded the Center for Cowboy Ethics and Leadership and best-selling author of the books Cowboy Ethics: What Wall Street Can Learn from the Code of the West and Cowboy Values: Recapturing. The final inductee, Louisville businessman John H. Cole, is a certified public accountant and valuation analyst who was instrumental in establishing the financial integrity of the Kentucky Lottery.
■ Bryan Joseph O'Neill of Lexington has graduated from McCallie School. McCallie is an all-male prep school in Chattanooga. O'Neill completed elementary and middle school at The Lexington School. He is a member of the Cum Laude Society and will be attending Centre College this fall and has received a presidential scholarship. He is the son of Jim and Nancy O'Neill of Lexington.
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■ Bluegrass Homeschool Learning Co-operative will present its "Friendly Garden," created through a LFUCG/LexArts EcoArt Grant. BHLC, a secular homeschool group which consists of about 40 homeschooling families, has transformed part of a former parking lot behind the Lexington Friends (Quaker) Meetinghouse at 649 Price Avenue into an eco-friendly and art-enhanced green space. With help from neighborhood school children and the Quaker community, the newly planted "Friendly Garden" will be the setting of a neighborhood garden/block party from 3-6 p.m. June 12.
■ Julia Griesbaum, the daughter of Horst and Karen Dodge Griesbaum of Lexington, and Kristine Hilton Bui of Jackson, Miss., performed for more than 11,000 people at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C. on May 15. Griesbaum is a member of the Randolph-Macon Academy Band, which, in conjunction with the R-MA Chorus, performed an hour-long concert, "Tribute to the United States Armed Forces," as part of the National Rifle Association's "Celebration of American Values Freedom Experience." Griesbaum is a sophomore at the Academy. Randolph-Macon Academy, founded in 1892, is a college-preparatory, coeducational boarding school for students in grades 6-12. Students in grades 9-12 participate in R-MA's 91st Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC), which is currently recognized as a Distinguished Unit with Merit. R-MA is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is located in Front Royal, Va.
West Kentucky Vocational Alumni Association Weekend will be June 18-19 at the Best Western Conference Center, 5532 Athens Boonesboro Road. For more information call (859) 299-7952 or (859) 744-8569.