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Pikeville High School teacher Kelly Scott is region’s top volunteer

Congressman Hal Rogers, who co-founded PRIDE, presented the PRIDE Volunteer of the Month Award to Kelly Scott, the Pikeville High School teacher who sponsors the school’s Panther PRIDE Club.

  Pikeville High School teacher Kelly Scott has been named southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Volunteer of the Month for November 2014. She earned the award for devoting extra hours and effort to sponsor the school’s Panther PRIDE Club in cleanup and education projects that benefit students and the community. Scott received the award on […]

Pulaski County Library offers PRIDE Club for all ages

Pulaski County Public Library PRIDE Club, PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award, February 2014

Children of all ages are invited to explore nature and stewardship during monthly meetings of the Pulaski County Public Library PRIDE Club. Membership is not required because this club is open to everyone. During the March 20th PRIDE Club meeting, there was a surprise presentation to the library staff of the PRIDE Environmental Education Project […]

2012-2013 PRIDE Club Winner

Contest: Create PRIDE’s theme for 2013 and use the theme to design a T-shirt for the 2013 PRIDE Spring Cleanup Winner: Casey Joe Stephens, a third-grader at Whitley City Elementary School McCreary Co. student designs 2013 Spring Cleanup T-shirt Casey Joe Stephens, a third-grade student at Whitley City Elementary School, was surprised to learn he won […]

Students invited to join T-shirt design contest

We invite all schools in the PRIDE region to participate in the 2013/2014 PRIDE T-Shirt Design Contest. PRIDE wants to give students the opportunity to create the PRIDE 2014 theme and design a t-shirt to use for the 2014 PRIDE Spring Cleanup events. This would be a fun activity to allow students to be creative […]

Bluebird web cam a hit in Lee County Schools

Congressman Hal Rogers presented the PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award to Lee County High School students and faculty.

The Lee County High School PRIDE Club recently earned southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award. Congressman Hal Rogers, who co-founded PRIDE, presented a plaque to students and faculty on Monday, Aug. 19. “Our PRIDE Club students continue to raise the bar in environmental education and unique nature projects,” said […]

Young and elderly volunteers plant butterfly garden in Beattyville

Beattyville Elementary School PRIDE Club members with a few of the Lee County Care and Rehabilitation Center who helped plant a butterfly garden

At a truly special event on May 9, Beattyville Elementary School students and residents of the Lee County Care and Rehabilitation Center planted a butterfly garden and released live butterflies at the center, overlooking the Kentucky River near Beattyville.The 19 fourth and fifth graders who participated were members of the BES PRIDE Club, which explores […]

Pine Knot Intermediate promotes PRIDE with video

Pine Knot Intermediate School art teacher Page Bryant and students Erin Wilson and Lindsey Jones

Art teacher Page Bryant and students Erin Wilson and Lindsey Jones accepted Pine Knot Intermediate School’s PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award on Nov. 27, 2012. Pine Knot Intermediate School PRIDE Club earned southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award. The club created a video to encourage all […]

Pikeville High Panther PRIDE Club promotes recycling

Pikeville High School Panther PRIDE Club, Education Project of the Month Award, Dec. 2011

For educating their community about why and how to recycle, the Pikeville High School Panther PRIDE Club has earned southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award. “Recycling is an easy way for anyone to help our environment and economy, and the Panther PRIDE Club found ways […]

Leslie County opens recycling center

CLICK HERE TO VIEW EVENT PHOTOS Leslie County now has a recycling center, located in the former Kentucky Truss building, beside the 911 Center on Rockhouse. There residents can drop off cardboard, paper, aluminum cans, steel cans, and #1 and #2 plastics, all for free. Judge-Executive Jimmy Sizemore and Solid Waste Coordinator Angie Muncy […]

Education Project of the Month: Bird’s-eye view at Lee County High

Lee County High School wins PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award, October 2011

For giving students a bird’s-eye view of nesting, the Lee County High School PRIDE Club earned southern and eastern Kentucky’s PRIDE Environmental Education Project of the Month Award for October 2011. The PRIDE Club, with assistance from the school district’s technology coordinator, installed a webcam in a bluebird nesting box on campus. […]

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