Sunday, August 06, 2000

Kentucky people you know




The Cincinnati Enquirer

Artists accepted into program
        Three local artists were accepted recently into the Kentucky Craft Marketing Program at the annual June jury session, which is conducted by a panel of out-of-state craft professionals.

        Named to the program were:

        • Keith Farley of Alexandria, an artist working in metal who makes sterling jewelry;

        • Ellen Hiltz of Edgewood, an artist working in glass who makes fused jewelry; and

        • Terrence Kohlhas of Park Hills, an artist working in clay who makes sculptural stoneware.

        Membership in the program allows the artist to use the “Kentucky Crafted” logo, which distinguishes the craft as high-quality.

        The three were among 52 craftspeople named from 106 applicants.

Wilson awarded scholarship
        Phoenix Wilson of Covington has won a Cabinet for Workforce Development Education Pays scholarship. Gov. Paul Patton presented the scholarships to 25 Kentuckians in a ceremony at the Capitol in Frankfort.

        Mr. Wilson is a 1997 graduate of Scott High School and is studying health and physical education at Northern Kentucky University, with the goal of becoming a wellness teacher.

        Mr. Wilson was nominated for the scholarship by Marianne Crouch of the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Whaley awarded scholarship
       

        Sheila Whaley of Falmouth won a Workforce Development Education Pays scholarship.

        Gov. Paul Patton presented the scholarships to 25 Kentuckians in a ceremony at the Capitol in Frankfort.

        Ms. Whaley, 32, is majoring in justice studies at Northern Kentucky University.

        The mother of four school-age children, Ms. Whaley plans to become a lawyer.

        She was nominated for the scholarship by Fred Langsdale of the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Tjarks awarded scholarship
       

        Brenda Ann Tjarks of Edgewood has won a Cabinet for Workforce Development Education Pays scholarship.

        Gov. Paul Patton presented the scholarship in a ceremony at the Capitol.

        Ms. Tjarks, 44, is an aviation administration student at Northern Kentucky University and was nominated for the scholarship by Fred Langsdale of the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Taylor awarded scholarship
       

        Judith L. Taylor of Independence has won a Cabinet for Workforce Development Education Pays scholarship.

        Gov. Paul Patton presented the scholarships to 25 Kentuckians in a ceremony at the Capitol.

        Ms. Taylor, 37, the mother of a son, is studying computer science at Northern Kentucky University.

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