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Six schools receive grants to visit Kentucky State Parks

For learning about environment, history or culture

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 19, 2016) m— The Kentucky State Park Foundation has approved transportation grants for students at six schools who will be visiting state parks during the current school year.

The KSPF’s “Inside Out Education” initiative allows schools to seek the grant that allows students to learn about the environment, history or culture at a Kentucky State Park. During the last two years, the program has awarded 34 grants allowing 2,064 Kentucky students to visit a state park.

Grants were awarded to:

  • Brookside Elementary (Jessamine County) to Fort Boonesborough State Park
  • Hillard Collins Elementary (Boone County) to Fort Boonesborough State Park
  • Beechgrove Elementary (Kenton County) to Big Bone Lick State Historic Site
  • Bullitt East High School (Bullitt County) to My Old Kentucky Home State Park
  • Howell Elementary (Erlanger-Elsmere Independent) to Big Bone Lick State Historic Site
  • Barbourville Independent School to Dr. Thomas Walker Historic Site and Pine Mountain State Resort Park

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