WKU ALUMNI NEWS

Two WKU Alumni included in 2017 Class of Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame

WKU is proudly represented in the ninth class of the Governor Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame, as two of the three inductees are WKU alumni. Ron Skillern (’82) and Joe Westerfield (’71) were inducted on March 8 during a ceremony at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort. 

Nineteen WKU alumni among 2017 Class of Leadership Bowling Green

The Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed the 2017 Class of Leadership Bowling Green, and the 31-member roster includes 19 WKU alumni.

 

Four former Hilltopper student-athletes inducted into KHSAA Hall of Fame

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.

Lifetime Member Gary Broady (’77, ’84) recognized for business achievements

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.

loading Loading...

Four former Hilltopper student-athletes inducted into KHSAA Hall of Fame

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.

Read More

Lifetime Member Gary Broady (’77, ’84) recognized for business achievements

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.

Read More
 

RSS Feed