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2014 Apple Awards

Six individuals and two community and student-based organizations are awarded Forward in the Fifth’s 2014 AppLE Awards for education excellence

Students share successes in new video competition

Middle and high school students are telling success stories about what makes them proud of their education. Students may submit videos on until Feb. 28.

Schools develop leadership through The 7 Habits

Pineville Elementary School in Bell County, McBrayer Elementary School in Rowan County and Gamaliel Elementary School in Monroe County are making a difference in academic outcomes through “The Leader in Me” and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

Forward Progress

Welcome to our newest resource entitled Forward Progress. This electronic communication will be distributed quarterly to persons interested in improving education across Southern and Eastern Kentucky.   To view our current newsletter, please click here  Forward Progress

Champion Scholars mentoring program

Nineteen Pikeville middle school students have graduated from a new peer mentoring program launched by the University of Pikeville (UPike) and presented in partnership with Forward in the Fifth and The Center for Rural Development

2012 AppLE (Appalachian Leaders in Education) Award winners announced

Four Eastern Kentuckians have earned regional recognition for making significant contributions to advance education in their home communities.

Seeking nominees for new regional ‘AppLE Awards’

AppLE Awards

Throughout Southern and Eastern Kentucky, educators, parents, students, and community leaders work tirelessly to advance education in their schools, home communities, and the region. Forward in the Fifth, a nonprofit organization created to help raise the educational attainment levels in the Fifth Congressional District, is seeking to recognize leaders in education, including local parent and Read more…

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