Congrats to the following students for earning awards at KYA!
7th grader Grayson Whitt attended his first conference and won big. He was given one of the outstanding speaker awards. On the first night Grayson was recognized by the student chairperson for his speaking. He received one of the 15 speaker awards given.
8th grader Emma Kiernan was awarded the outstanding delegate award. This was Emma’s third KYA conference and she was instrumental in organizing the bill and recruited other students.
8th grade bill authors Emma Kiernan, Lauren Hayslett, Addie Riley and Maddie Angel had their bill passed by the student house and senate and signed by the KYA governor. The bill mandated public and private schools to have 30% of certified staff to be CPR trained.