Madisonville Community College (MCC) TRIO Talent Search middle school participants traveled to Lexington, Kentucky, on June 1 and June 6 to visit the University of Kentucky and the Kentucky State Horse Park. TRiO Talent Search is a federally funded program based at Madisonville Community College. Talent Search Advisors Wes Ausenbaugh, Christian Cates, Jesse Frailey and Marcia Evans, Staff Support Enrichment Advisor, along with Talent Search director Anna Leasure accompanied the students.
The University of Kentucky visit included an informative session with Cassandra Johnson from the university’s TRiO Student Support Services program and a tour of several main campus facilities such as dorms, the new Jacobs’ Science Building, and the W. T. Young Library.
The visit to the Kentucky Horse Park featured the Parade of Breeds Show at Breeds Barn, a walking barn tour and a guided tour of the International Museum of the Horse. All the students enjoyed their opportunities to learn about the equestrian industry.
MCC Trio Talent Search Hopkins County Middle School Participants – June 1, 2017
Browning Springs Middle School Participants: Left to right: Kneeling/sitting down – JT Carlisle, Nathan Carson; Standing: Curtis Bides, Michella Wilson, Esperanza Suggs, Briana Parrent, Patrisha Crowe, Victoria Ramsey, Re’onna Arnett, Will Horne, Lillian Maturo, Jaiwon Civils
Crittenden County Middle School Participants: Left to right: Erica Darnell, Jalynn Hackney, Sara Jones, Alex Jones, David Valentine and Isaac Sarles
James Madison Middle School Participants: Left to right: Kyasya Stafford, Star Carner, Taylor Malik, Cameron Hartline, Alex Embrey
South Hopkins Middle School Participants: Left to right: on top Anastasia Payton; Top Row: La’Gina Allender, Kaitlyn Wilson, Secoyah Johnson, Lilly Hernandez, Jerilyn Dorris, Breanna Gun; Bottom Row: Keyonna Stafford, Rachel Williams, Miranda Groves, Landon Groves, Cassie Marlow, Faith Young, September Stewart, Devin Pierce
Webster County Middle School Participants: Back Row: Landon Childers, Chris Hall and Mitchell Seeburger; Front row: Chris Duncan, Katie Miller, Miles Frailey and Courtney Townsell
West Hopkins School Participants: Left to right: Tristan Cordell, Rebekah Reasor, Mariah McKinney, CJ Majors, Ethan Peyton, Larkin Teague, Trenton Ferrell, Hannah Foe
MCC Trio Talent Search Muhlenberg County Middle School Participants – June 6, 2017
Muhlenberg County Middle School participants: Back Row: John Putnam, Jacob Putnam, Clara Putnam, Olivia Brackett, Braden Lacefield, Cherolee Mohon, Raleigh Whitmer, Madison Morris, Jayna Mitchell, Hailey Allen, Sara Duncan, Cameron Piper, Isabella Eisenbeis, Madison Piper, Hannah Slaughter, Brooklyn Bratcher, Makenna Bard; Front Row: Aaron Smith, Gabriel Littlefield, Sabrina Hatfield, Ethen Allen, Kimberly Skimehorn, Stetson Childress, James Buchanan, Mika Brame, Nick Bautista, Zoie Meuse, Sophie Pike, Destiny Wayne, Brooklyn Mackey, Ashlan Pointer.
Participating in the June 6 TRiO Talent Search were (pictured l-r) James Fuentes, Webster County Middle School; Lindsey Prowell, West Hopkins School; Maxon Stone, Webster County Middle School; Parris Nance, Webster County Middle School; Lilianne Newcom, Crittenden County Middle School; Landon Harralson, South Hopkins Middle School; Hayden Young, James Madison Middle School; and Hunter Lloyd, South Hopkins Middle School.