Forward in the Fifth

Energizing Students. Empowering Communities.

Forward in the Fifth

For more than 30 years, Forward in the Fifth has served as a major contributor in the education of our youth in Southern and Eastern Kentucky. While we have seen many successes over the years, we have also faced numerous challenges. As a result, Forward in the Fifth’s Board of Directors have come to the difficult decision to end operations as of December 31, 2017. Our mission has always been to energize and empower students, teachers, and communities towards success. We hope each of you continue to fight daily for educational excellence across our region, state, and beyond. We have no doubt that education in Southern and Eastern Kentucky will continue to succeed because of your commitment and hard work. If you have any questions, contact The Center for Rural Development at 606-677-6000


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Education forms the foundation for individuals and communities from which to grow. Join Forward in the Fifth and other stakeholders in our efforts to further advance education across Kentucky's Appalachian region by "Energizing Students, Empowering Communities". Learn More→

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