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December 3, 2016

Knott County Community Impact

Public Safety

7 Mobile Data Computers installed
Total Dollars invested- $436,740

Arts & Culture

2006-07 Arts Education Programs
Beaver Creek Elementary – Zig Wajler
300 students in attendance

2007-08 Arts Education Programs
Emmalena Elementary School – Kentucky Chautauqua Presentation (Price Hollowell), 110 students in attendance

2007-08 Arts Education Programs
Carr Creek Elementary School, Lexington Children’s Theatre, “Narnia,” 250 children in attendance

2009 Arts Education Programs
Jones Fork Elementary – Kentucky Chautauqua Presentation (Mary Owens)

Kentucky Appalachian Craft Council Member:
Stuart Burrill (Kentucky Appalachian Artisan Center)

2007 Kentucky Appalachian Craft Fair Exhibitor:
Amanda Combs – Appalachian Artisan Center

Contacts: Kentucky Appalachian Artisan’s Center Hillsfolk Arts Guild

Leadership

Developing and Implementing Community Strategies Program
2010 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) mini-grant
Knott County Fiscal Court – $8,000 (to recast the vision for the Kentucky School of Craft, a Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC) program)

2012 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) mini-grant
Appalachian Artisan Center of Kentucky – $9,350 (to document and establish a historical district in Hindman)

2013 Forward in the Fifth Appalachian Leaders in Education (AppLE) award winner
Educator (K-12 support staff ) – Debbie Joseph Smith, coordinator, Family Resource Youth Services Center, Carr Creek Elementary School

C-Train
2 grants totaling $10,366 were awarded to the following companies:
Hindman Settlement School
TV Service, Inc.

Excellence in Entrepreneurship Awards (EIEA) program

2013 Award Recipient
Young Entrepreneur
Todd Duff, owner, LowGap Outfitters and Jak’d Up Outdoors, Hindman, KY

Youth Program Participants

Rogers Scholars
1998 – Brett Slone, Bradley Williams
1999 – Ronnie Slone
2000 – Ashley Thornsberry
2001 – Melanie Veneracion
2002 – Megan Rae Handshoe, Sarah Mullins
2004 – Amber Hall
2005 – Ashely Thompson
2006 – Kajen Owsley
2007 – Tawny Aguayo
2008 – Jade Morgan
2009 – Katie Wooten
2010 – Noelle Banks
2011 – Kennedy King
2012 – Channing Everidge
2013 – Daniel Thompson
2014 – Ashley Bergman
2015 – Maui Hall
2016 – Callie Chaney

Rogers Explorers
2016 – Brysen Honeycutt, Lukas Ritchie

Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute
2007 – Kayla Holland, Amanda Worley
2010 – Katelyn Wooten
2012 – Kimberly Brown, Chelsea Gray, TJ Melton, Zachary Mitchell, and Marcus Todd
2013 – Simon Christon
2014 – Nadia Richardson

Technology

CenterNET2 (Location / Contact:)
Hazard Community College Knott Co. Branch- Opportunity Center / Josh Slone (606)785-4114
jslone0029@kctcs.edu

County Information

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

 

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