Manny Caulk among finalists for Kentucky Superintendent of the Year Award

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Fayette County Superintendent Dr. Emmanuel Caulk is among four finalists for the 2019 Kentucky Superintendent of the Year Award.

The Kentucky Association of School Administrators made the announcement Friday morning.

The other three finalists are Sherry Horsley in Greenup County, Steve Miracle in Trimble County and Patricia Sheffer in Union County.

The association says the finalists were selected on the basis of leadership for learning, communication, professionalism and community involvement.

“Through his leadership, Caulk has led Fayette County Schools through a dramatic turnaround by intentionally engaging students, staff, families, and community members in a top to bottom examination of the district and building systems necessary for sustained success,” the association said about Caulk’s selection.

The winner will be announced November 19.

The recipient will participate in the American Association of School Administrators’ Superintendent of the Year Award program and be recognized nationally.

As part of the state recognition program, the Kentucky Superintendent of the Year will receive a surprise visit in his or her school district and be presented a bronze eagle sculpture to commemorate the award, a $2,500 scholarship for a high school senior in his or her district, a ring, and travel reimbursement to the AASA National Conference on Education in Los Angeles.

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