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Frank Robert Nassida

Frank Robert Nassida

Frank Robert Nassida

Frank Robert Nassida, 88, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at The Terrace Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Berea. Mr. Nassida was born on October 13, 1930 in Duquesne, Pennsylvania, and was the son of Vincenzo and Catherine Rizzo Nassida.

The husband of Jo Ann Goins Nassida, he was a U.S. Army veteran having served during the Korean War, and a member of St. Mark Catholic Church.

A 2011 EKU Hall of Fame inductee and EKU Distinguished Alumni, Frank Nassida played offensive tackle/defensive tackle and outside linebacker in the 4-4 defense during two Eastern Kentucky Continue reading Frank Robert Nassida

Students Recognized at 12th Annual KGHS/KY NEED Youth Summit and Awards Luncheon

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Deputy Secretary Mike Nemes talked with a student from Sayre School in Fayette County at the 12th Annual Youth Summit and Awards Luncheon in Lexington on April 25. The event was hosted by the Kentucky Green and Healthy Schools (KGHS) program and the Kentucky National Energy Education Development (KY NEED) project.

More than 100 Kentucky students and teachers were recognized at the 12th Annual Youth Summit and Awards Luncheon in Lexington on April 25 hosted by the Kentucky Green and Healthy Schools (KGHS) program and the Kentucky National Energy Education Development (KY NEED) project. Continue reading Students Recognized at 12th Annual KGHS/KY NEED Youth Summit and Awards Luncheon

Nine Kentucky Schools Receive Transportation Grants Through Kentucky State Parks Foundation

Students from nine more Kentucky schools are taking field trips to a Kentucky State Park thanks to a transportation grant from the Kentucky State Parks Foundation.

The KSPF’s “Inside Out Education” initiative allows schools to seek the grants that enable students to learn about the environment, history or culture at a Kentucky State Park. Continue reading Nine Kentucky Schools Receive Transportation Grants Through Kentucky State Parks Foundation

Madison Southern High School Student Receives $1,000 Scholarship

Seth Anderson, a 2019 graduate of Madison Southern in Berea, was recently awarded a $1,000 WoodmenLife Focus Forward Scholarship®. Anderson, who is a WoodmenLife member, submitted an application highlighting his high school grades, activities and volunteerism, as well as an essay on patriotism.

In addition to academics, Seth, the son of Kevin and Lucy Anderson, is active in extracurricular activities including Future Farmers of America, Envirothon team, the shooting and trap team and the superintendent task force. He is also involved in Day of Hope and Continue reading Madison Southern High School Student Receives $1,000 Scholarship

MSHS News

Madison Co. Schools announce two new appointments at Madison Southern High School. Robert Hammonds will be the new associate principal at MSHS. Jay Simmons will serve as athletics director.

Mr. Hammonds most recently served as the athletic director at MSHS. Previously, he spent 9 years as an assistant principal at Letcher County Central High School. Mr. Hammonds has filled a variety of roles throughout his career including assistant principal, athletics director, social studies teacher, and coach of multiple sports. Continue reading MSHS News