Presidents-Service-Award-WWKU Owensboro received the U.S. President’s Volunteer Service Award during the Daviess County school board meeting on July 31. From left: Dianne B. Mackey, JA Board Member; Dr. Randall E. King, M.D., JA Board Member; David Powers, WKU Owensboro Workforce Development Coordinator; Cindy Wedding, WKU Owensboro Office Coordinator; Kevin Dorth, WKU Owensboro Campus Evening Manager; and Dr. Gene Tice, WKU Owensboro Regional Chancellor.

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (8/10/14) — WKU Owensboro has received the U.S. President’s Volunteer Service Award for its work with Junior Achievement of West Kentucky.

The award, issued by the White House and the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation, recognizes volunteer service for groups that meet or exceed 200 hours to a single organization in a one-year period.

During the 2013-14 school year, WKU Owensboro employees provided 206 volunteer hours to JA of West Kentucky to help teach area students about financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness.

The award was presented July 31 at the Daviess County school board meeting.

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