A WKU graduate and area business leader was recently inducted into Junior Achievement’s South Central Kentucky Business Hall of Fame. Gary Broady (’77, ’84), a Lifetime Member of the WKU Alumni Association, was nominated by his peers and selected for the honor by an independent committee. A Franklin, Ky., resident, he is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Franklin Bank & Trust Company.
Four former Hilltoppers are among the 11 members of the 2017 Class of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame. Michelle Clark-Heard (’90), Betty Jo Cook Gibson (’48), Anna Jo Cook Pickens (’48), and Jesse Stuart (’78) will be inducted during a March 18, 2017, ceremony in Lexington, Ky. Though the recipients were chosen for their contributions as high school athletes, all four of the former Hilltoppers also left a strong mark on WKU during their collegiate careers.
For decades, Pete and Dixie Mahurin have given back to their alma mater, Western Kentucky University. Here is more on their most recent gift.