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March 28, 2015

Breathitt County Community Impact

Public Safety

7 Mobile Data Computers installed
Total Dollars invested- $282,360

Arts & Culture

2006-07 Arts Education Programs
Jackson Independent School – Chautauqua Presentation (Grandpa Jones)
500 students in attendance

LBJ Elementary – Zig Wajler
300 students in attendance

2009 Arts Education Programs
Marie Roberts Caney Elementary School – Chautauqua Presentation (Emilie Todd Helm), 64 students in attendance

Leadership

2011 Forward in the Fifth Local Educational Affiliate Program (LEAP)
$1,500 grant – Jackson Independent School District (LEAP Project) In this project, Jackson Independent School will host a career night and college forum paired with follow-up visits to the families of interested students and a college tour for students.

C-Train
3 grants totaling $25,047 were awarded to the following companies:
Citizens Bank & Trust/Jackson
Middle KY River Area Development

Youth Program Participants

Rogers Scholars
1999 – Joel Abner, Gary Curtis
2000 – Shauna Campbell, Ashley Hawkins
2001 – Sunni Shepherd
2003 – Joshua Rasor, Danielle McIntyre, Keesha Watts
2004 – Michael Oghia
2005 – Sydney Paige Howard
2006 – Zachary Cornett
2007 – Ginny Osborne
2009 – Dallas Gross
2010 – Merry Osborne, Joseph Hamblin
2011 – Morgan Phipps
2012 – Courtney Hamblin
2013 – Michael Maggard, Kasey Young
2014 – Brady Salisbury

Rogers Explorers
2010 – Rader Davidson
2011 – Cecily Howard, Ashlee Combs
2012 – Marisa Boyd, Brady Salisbury, Ally Spencer, Shey Trent
2013 – Logan Back, Josiah Henson
2014  – Jeremy Strong, Catherine “Katie” Bowling

Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute
2007 – Scott Bailey, Adam Strong
2009 – Alaina Bailey
2013 – Cassidy Griffith

Technology

CenterNET2 (Location / Contact:)
Lee College Campus of Hazard / Lelia Smith (606) 666-7521/Tim Smith (606)436-5721

County Information

Cabinet for Economic Development Data Center – Breathitt County
Kenucky’s 2010 Census Demographic Profiles (released May 5, 2011)

 

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