■ Schoolhouse Champions, a 5K event to benefit four Scott County schools, will be at 5:30 p.m. April 25 at Georgetown College. The event will support Anne Mason Elementary, Lemons Mill Elementary, Northern Elementary and Royal Spring Middle schools. Pre-register at SchoolHouseChampions5K.com. Info: shc5k@schoolhousechampions5K.com or follow School House Champions 5K on Facebook.
■ The Community Partners Leadership Team is accepting nominations through Feb. 6 for the 2014-15 Golden Apple Awards. The awards go each year to high-performance community partners that provide a commitment of time, energy and expertise to individual schools or the Fayette County district as a whole. The winners will be announced in March at a Commerce Lexington breakfast.
To nominate a community partner, go to Fcps.net/ media/1283757/ goldenapplenoms14.pdf.
■ The Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants is taking applications through Feb. 28 for its tuition-free summer business camp for high school juniors and seniors. Held June 14 to 18 at Bellarmine University in Louisville, selected students will stay on campus and learn the basics of business and accounting in a hands-on, interactive format.
Tuition, room and board, materials, meals, books, tours and activities are provided free to participants. The only costs are a $25 nonrefundable application fee and, if accepted, a $50 transportation fee. Students who cannot afford these fees may request a scholarship to cover the cost at Kycpa.org. High school students interested in majoring in business or accounting may apply. Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 28. For more information, including criteria, an application and teacher recommendation form, got to Bit.ly/KyCPABASE2015 or call (502) 266-5272 or 1-800-292-1754.
■ Kosair Charities Children's Peace Center at Our Lady of Peace will host a free seminar, Anxiety in Children and Teens, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Lexington's Breckinridge Elementary School, 2101 St. Mathilda Drive.
The seminar will explain anxiety and elaborate on the signs and symptoms of anxiety in children and teens. It also will explore treatment options and offers tips to help children manage and cope. The seminar will be led by Lora Magness, a certified social worker who has experience working with children in crisis.
This seminar is part of Peace for Parents, an ongoing initiative that provides 60- to 90-minute seminars throughout the year on various topics. A seminar on making a successful transition to middle school will be April 21.
Attendees are encouraged to register in advance by calling Lisa Prewitt at (502) 432-2011 or emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
■ Doyle Baker has been presented with an honorary doctor of dngineering degree from University of the Cumberlands.
Baker was born in Pulaski County and graduated as class president in 1944 from Nancy High School in Nancy. He received a bachelor and a master of science degrees in electrical engineering from University of Kentucky. He joined Kentucky Utilities in February 1950.
In 1951, with a leave of absence from KU, Baker enlisted in the Air Force, serving in the electronics and radar schools as an instructor until he was released from the Air Force in 1953 as a first lieutenant. He resumed work at KU in 1953 until he retired in 1992 as vice president.