Ron Skillern ('82) named Kentucky's 2017 Teacher of the Year
Ron Skillern, 30-year veteran at Bowling Green High School, has been named the 2017 Kentucky Teacher of the Year and will represent Kentucky at the 2017 National Teacher of the Year Competition.
“There are so many great teachers in the state in Kentucky,” said Skillern, who teaches courses on government and politics. “This is such an honor. The award is a reflection of our entire District. We all work together, and I see it as a huge compliment to all of the teachers who work every day to make our kids successful. It’s a collective effort, and it should be a collective award.”
The Gatton Academy Completes Expansion With Celebration
While the 160 students currently attending The Gatton Academy and both the offices for The Gatton Academy and The Center for Gifted Studies moved into the newly expanded building in August, Wednesday (Oct. 19) marked the official opening of the building to the community.