fresh ini3HENDERSON, Ky. (10/2/13) – The Freshman Initiative at Henderson County High School strives to enable and empower each ninth grade student to reach his or her highest academic potential, to prepare a plan for graduation, to become involved in the local community, and to transition successfully into high school life.

In August the Freshman Initiative showed their appreciation to active service men and women by baking chocolate chip cookies and delivered them to emergency personnel in the community.

In addition, the Freshman Initiative volunteered at the John James Audubon State Park Arts & Music Festival. The freshman helped with the special needs students from Daviess, Henderson, Union and Webster counties by assisting with t-shirts creations, playing musical instruments, participating in sing a longs and helping make pottery. Students also helped clean up after the festival.

All Freshman Initiative activities and field trips are made possible through money received from volunteers working bingo in Henderson, Kentucky.

For more information contact Derika Lynam-Spaetti, Henderson County High School mathematics teacher, at 270-831-8800.

fresh ini1

fresh ini2

SurfKY News
Information provided by Danielle Crafton

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 7196

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 6787

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 20, 2015 3530

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park Holding Beach…

by Gil Lawson
May 21, 2015 3256

Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3060

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10700

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7501

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 25, 2015 3060

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 25, 2015 1732

UPDATE - MPD Seeks Three in Residential Robbery

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 1574

Hopkins Man Injured in Muhlenberg Motorcycle…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 994

Damascus Road House Leads Young People to Christ

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 912

Seniors Celebrate with Cook-out, Games, Fellowship

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 572

Deep in the Brain: Why Some Smokers Can Quit

by Melissa Patrick
May 25, 2015 567

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 545

Advice from Caregiver Offered during Brain Cancer…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 465

New State Police Cadets Report for Training

by Stu Recke
May 25, 2015 439

Wounded Warrior Returns to UK for Journalism…

by Rebecca Stratton, Jenny Wells, Blair Hoover, Elizabeth Baunach