Fayette Co. students participate in state competition

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FAYETTE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Several Lexington students who took part in the 2019 Educators Rising Kentucky conference have qualified for a national competition this summer in Dallas.

Educators Rising is a club for middle and high school students interested in education-related careers. It was formerly known as Future Educators of America.

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The statewide competition took place March 5th and 6th in Bowling Green.

Top results from Fayette County Public Schools:

Children’s Lit K-3: third place – Janya Wilson and Sabrynn Wright of Frederick Douglass; fifth – Natalie Hollon and Jayda Josey of Lafayette

Children’s Lit P-K: fourth place – LeAnn Khong of Douglass; fifth – Dara Hisle and Cilica You of Lafayette

Creative Lecture: fifth place – Christian Melton of Douglass

Ethical Dilemma: second place – Helena Stevenson-Barnes, Sarah Jones, and Josie Grant of Bryan Station

Exploring Education Administration Careers: second place – Alleigh Baxter of Lafayette

Exploring Non-Core Subject Teaching Careers: fifth place – Emily Allen of Douglass

Exploring Support Service Careers: fourth place – Deshaun Snowden of Douglass

Additional placing:

Impromptu Speaking: fourth place – Abby Vires of Douglass

Inside Our Schools: first place – Noah Langford, Daniel Bruner, and Karina Mora of Bryan Station

Job Interview: fifth place – Dara Hisle of Lafayette

Lesson Planning and Delivery/ARTS: first place – MaKenzie Anders of Lafayette

Lesson Planning and Delivery/CTE: first place – Olivia Greer of Lafayette

Public Speaking: third place – Talia Allen of Bryan Station; fifth – Kelsey Wise of Lafayette

Researching Learning Challenges: first place – Jacob Martin and Katherine Newnam of Lafayette

You can read more about the conference HERE.