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Two Kentuckians in Peace Corps head to Uganda

Nicholas Seth Tenorio, 23, of Lexington, has been accepted into the Peace Corps.

Tenorio departed for Uganda on Feb. 12 to begin pre-service training as an economic development Peace Corps Volunteer. Upon graduation from Volunteer training in May, Tenorio will be developing and maintaining water sources.

Tenorio is the son of Linda Robinson, and a graduate of Scott County High School in Georgetown and the University of Louisville in Louisville. Tenorio previously worked for Woodford County Board of Education and for Hillerich and Bradsby, producer of the Louisville Slugger baseball bat.

WKU grad to be education volunteer

Chad Albert Carroll, 26, of Central City, has been accepted into the Peace Corps.

Carroll departed for Uganda on Feb. 10 to begin pre-service training as an education Peace Corps volunteer. Upon graduation from volunteer training in May, Carroll will be working with local Ugandan teachers in developing school lesson plans, teaching workshops, and implementing community development projects.

Carroll is the son of Terri and Gary Brown, and a graduate of Muhlenberg North High School in Greenville and Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.

During the first three months of service, both Carroll and Tenorio will live with host families in Uganda to become fully immersed in the country's language and culture.

After acquiring the language and cultural skills necessary to assist their communities, they will serve for two years in Uganda, living in a manner similar to people in his host country.

Everett graduates from basic training

Army National Guard Pvt. Charles A. Everett II has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

He is the son of Charles and Glyness Everett of Winchester. The private is a 2005 graduate of George Rogers Clark High School, Winchester.

Fort Knox graduate

Army Pfc. Zachary J. Shepherd has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Knox, Ky.

Shepherd is the son of Manuel Shepherd of Lexington.

The private is a 2003 graduate of Rockcastle County High School, Mount Vernon.

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