christian kid front 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (5/17/13) – On Thursday, May 16, SurfKY Region 2 News Director J.L. Graham was honored to visit the students of Majesty Christian Academy in Owensboro, in a follow-up from a series of articles written by the students.
 
Earlier this year, Mr. Graham visited Majesty via request from a teacher, Lynn Reid. Reid had informed him that the students from her class were very interested in Journalism, and that one student, Braden Spicer, was interested in Investigative Journalism, Graham’s specialty.
 
Graham visited the school and set up a mock crime scene, giving the students a chance to use investigative skills to solve the crime. Much to Graham’s amazement, the youths solved the crime very quickly. Afterwards, Graham and Reid spoke about the possibility of the youth writing a weekly column. Each youth ended up doing one column. SurfKY News looked at the statistics of each youth’s column, and found that one had gotten more reads than any of the others.
 
Thursday, Mr. Graham revisited the school. Once there, he awarded Hannah Brown a plaque, as her article had been read over 3000 times. Braden Spicer was awarded a medal as most likely to succeed in investigative journalism. The other students were each given medals as a result of the unnaturally high number of hits that each column had gained.

christian kid2 500 

The entire list of students honored were…
–Hannah Brown
–Braden Spicer
–Elizabeth Baker
–DeAndrae Dillard
–Kaylee Gilmore
–Aaron Widener
–Cassondra Green
–Amadeo Percy
 
Mr. Graham stated, “I was extremely impressed with these youth. These kids did an amazing job at writing articles that were very relevant to our local readers. It would not be a surprise to me if at least two or three of these kids actually grew up and became active in the news industry. It was a blessing for me to see these kids get so excited about writing.”
 
SurfKY News would like to thank Majesty Christian Academy and Mrs. Lynn Reid for giving us an opportunity to impact the lives of these children in a positive manner.
 

zone1 500

zone2 500

zone3 500

SurfKY News
Photos by Lynn Reid

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

Most Read This Week

August 31, 2015 6795

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 6018

Madisonville Gaining Two New Businesses

by Ron Sanders
August 30, 2015 3987

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 3173

Investigation Leads to Meth Trafficking Charge

by SurfKY News
August 29, 2015 2667

Kentucky State Park Camping Deal Offered in…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 19523

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 12214

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

September 02, 2015 6018

Madisonville Gaining Two New Businesses

by Ron Sanders
September 02, 2015 3173

Investigation Leads to Meth Trafficking Charge

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 2544

UPDATE: Missing Teen Located

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 2388

Woman Allegedly Passed Out at Wheel Charged with…

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1956

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - September 2, 2015

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1253

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1190

Gov. Beshear's Statement on County Clerks,…

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1142

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1048

Blood Drive Boosts Blood Bank Deposits

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1048

GPD Conducting Safety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News