Gifted Education Month celebrated in Kentucky

The Kentucky Association for Gifted Education (KAGE) celebrated Gifted Education Month in Kentucky with a proclamation ceremony February at the State Capitol in Frankfort.

Students from the Ashland Independent School District admire the Capitol rotunda before the ceremony. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Students from the Ashland Independent School District admire the Capitol rotunda before the ceremony. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
House Education Committee Chair John Carney address students, educators, and advocates in the rotunda. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
House Education Committee Chair John Carney address students, educators, and advocates in the rotunda. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Katherine Goble, the 2010 KAGE Distinguished Student, plays "My Old Kentucky Home." Goble is from Lexington. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Katherine Goble, the 2010 KAGE Distinguished Student, plays “My Old Kentucky Home.” Goble is from Lexington. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Senate Education Committee Chair Mike Wilson speaks to the students, educators, and advocates gathered in the rotunda. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Senate Education Committee Chair Mike Wilson speaks to the students, educators, and advocates gathered in the rotunda. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Tyler Smith, a senior at The Gatton Academy for Mathematics and Science in Kentucky, shares his experience as a gifted student. Smith previously attended Henry Clay High School in Lexington. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Tyler Smith, a senior at The Gatton Academy for Mathematics and Science in Kentucky, shares his experience as a gifted student. Smith previously attended Henry Clay High School in Lexington. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
A student from Franklin-Simpson Middle School takes a picture of the Capitol dome before the ceremony. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
A student from Franklin-Simpson Middle School takes a picture of the Capitol dome before the ceremony. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Senator Max Wise, vice-chair of the Senate Education Committee, address the students, educators, and advocates gathered in the rotunda. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Senator Max Wise, vice-chair of the Senate Education Committee, address the students, educators, and advocates gathered in the rotunda. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Student from the Ashland Independent School District applaud a speaker during the ceremony celebrating Gifted Education Month in Kentucky. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Student from the Ashland Independent School District applaud a speaker during the ceremony celebrating Gifted Education Month in Kentucky. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Speaker of the House Jeff Hoover addresses the students, educators, and advocates gathered in the rotunda. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Speaker of the House Jeff Hoover addresses the students, educators, and advocates gathered in the rotunda. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Speaker of the House Jeff Hoover addresses the students, educators, and advocates gathered in the rotunda. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Speaker of the House Jeff Hoover addresses the students, educators, and advocates gathered in the rotunda. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
2015 KAGE Distinguished Student Rachel Ritchie speaks about her project raising funds for a handicapped-accessible playground to be built in her hometown, Vine Grove. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
2015 KAGE Distinguished Student Rachel Ritchie speaks about her project raising funds for a handicapped-accessible playground to be built in her hometown, Vine Grove. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Representative Kelly Flood of Lexington speaks with Gatton Academy senior Tyler Smith on the floor of the House of Representatives while the House is in session. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
Representative Kelly Flood of Lexington speaks with Gatton Academy senior Tyler Smith on the floor of the House of Representatives while the House is in session. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)
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