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    Top 25 pay tribute to those who inspired them the most

    As the Knox Central graduating class of 2017 begin to say their goodbyes, Tuesday night was a time for them to pay tribute to those who have left a long lasting impact on their lives. The top 25 students of the graduating class presented Green Leaf awards to those teachers, mentors, and friends who provided the […]

    Four Knox students selected for Governor’s Scholars

    Four Knox County juniors are preparing for a learning adventure of a lifetime after receiving acceptance into the Governor’s Scholars Program. Anna Callihan, Cassidy West, and Josh Cole from Knox Central will join Andrew Jones from Lynn Camp and over 1,000 other students during the five week summer program. Established in 1983, the Governor’s Scholars […]

    Twelve from Flat Lick selected for Duke Talent Search

    Twelve students from Flat Lick Elementary School are among hundreds throughout the nation that have been selected to participate in the Duke University TIP – Talent Identification Program. Participants in Duke TIP’s 4th–6th Grade Talent Search discover and explore their talents and interests through a variety of academic enrichment activities; can gain a deeper understanding […]

    KCMS students selected for Rogers Explorers

    Seven students representing Knox County Middle School have been selected to participate in an  intensive three-day, two-night program focused on cultivating skills in leadership, technology, math, science, and community service. Named Rogers Explorers after its founder Rep. Hal Rogers, the program is developed, coordinated, and supervised by The Center for Rural Development in partnership with […]

    Knox Central ranks in top 12% of the nation

    U.S. News & World Report recently ranked Knox Central High School in the top 12% of all high schools in the nation. Earning a silver medal from the publication, Knox Central ranked 39th out of 370 Kentucky schools and 2,530 out of the nations 22,000+ high schools. “These results reflect your hard work,” principal Jeff Frost […]

    Mills earns repeat trip to national FBLA

    FBLA members from Knox Central High School put their business and marketing knowledge to the test during the annual Future Business Leaders of America state conference held April 17-19 in Louisville. Brandi Mills, a senior at Knox Central, earned third place honors in publication design.  In previous years Mills has competed and won in the […]

    Summer Fun and Fitness set to begin June 13

    The Knox County Family Resource and Youth Service Centers are set to kick off a Summer of Fun and Fitness at the Barbourville Water Park starting June 13th. Every Tuesday and Thursday for five weeks starting June 13 the Knox County FRYSCs will provide free admission for students and one adult per family to enter […]

    Blooming into business, greenhouses open for season

    Spring has rolled in and has brought bright flowers and vegetable producing plants with it. Knox Central and Lynn Camp agriculture teachers, Courtney Miller and Dustin Johnson, have been hard at work seeding and tending to the plants. With the help of the agriculture students, the Knox Central and Lynn Camp greenhouses have raised a huge variety […]

    Knox students come up with a big solution to a challenging problem

    Quick thinking and team work enabled Knox Central Youth Career Connection (YCC) students to rescue “Fanny”, the Big Ass Fans mascot off of a cliff. The challenge was part of the Young Engineers Design Challenge, sponsored by Big Ass Fans, the Kentucky Education Development Corporation (KEDC), and the University of Kentucky.  Knox Central’s engineering YCC […]