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Two West Kentucky Educators Honored by KBE

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Kentucky Board of Education
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The Kentucky Board of Education recognized two West Kentucky educators for their outstanding leadership and promotion of learning in the commonwealth. The KBE awarded former Murray State President Kern Alexander and McNabb Elementary principal Gregory Ross the Dr. Samuel Robinson Award at their meeting yesterday. McNabb Elementary teacher Julie Gargus nominated Ross, saying he embodied the best qualities of teaching. Michael Buckman nominated Alexander, praising his long involvement in public education.

Shelly Baskin works in MSU's Office of Regional Outreach and is a graduate student in Occupational Safety and Health. A roustabout from Memphis, Tennessee, Shelly first found his way into WKMS through the newsroom back in 2011 through luck, charm and force of will. Though he left news for another position, he still enjoys working on independent radio projects and volunteering for the station. He’s an avid disc golfer and occasional real golfer and is terrible at both. A lover of all things musical, Shelly is always ready to hear something new and unique.
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