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Eight complete Kentucky Arts Council’s Community Scholars program

More than 200 have completed program

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 27, 2016) — Eight people have completed the Kentucky Arts Council’s Community Scholars program.

The program trains members of a community in documentation, interpretation and dissemination of their unique local cultural resources and traditional art forms. Training consists of several sessions and occurs twice a year in different communities across the state. Certification as a Community Scholar opens up many opportunities for future research projects.

Graduates will join a network of more than 200 Community Scholars across the state who are qualified to identify, document, conserve and present living traditions, culture, arts and oral history of their respective communities.

New Community Scholars:

  • Glenn Baker, Lee County
  • Stella Baker, Lee County
  • Jennifer Bryant, Owsley County
  • Sue Christian, Owsley County
  • Paul Hitchcock, Rowan County
  • Cheryl McCauley, Owsley County
  • Linda Bowling, Owsley County
  • JoAnne Richardson, Owsley County

For more information about the arts council’s Community Scholars Program, contact Mark Brown, arts council folk and traditional arts director, at 502-892-3115 or [email protected].