Sherman Minton Renewal team engages with students at Grace James Academy

By Emma Collins, Building Kentucky Engineers with the Sherman Minton Renewal and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently teamed up with the Grace M. James Academy of Excellence to inspire the next generation of engineers. Project team members and coordinators from KYTC’s Kentucky Engineering Exposure Network (KEEN) met with students at the all girls STEAM […]

Farm to School Program at Maryhurst changing the way students eat and learn

By Quin Welch, Building Kentucky Maryhurst is well known in Kentucky for being the Commonwealth’s oldest child welfare agency — lifting young people up and setting them up for success later in life. A new program has changed the way Maryhurst students think about their food — and has even empowered students to help select […]

See the new JCPS elementary school in west Louisville: Renderings unveiled by Luckett & Farley

By Rachel Nix, Building Kentucky Renderings for the new JCPS West Broadway school were unveiled recently at a groundbreaking for the state-of-the-art elementary in west Louisville. Luckett & Farley designed the modern school building located near 18th and Broadway adjacent to the Republic Bank Foundation YMCA,  which was also designed by the Louisville-based architecture firm […]

Global Game Changers celebrates real-life superheroes with September 11th school curriculum

By Hayley Robb, Building Kentucky The COVID-19 pandemic put a spotlight on front-line workers in hospitals, senior living centers, classrooms and parents at home. These real-life superheroes were in our communities every day putting their health at risk to improve the well-being of others. Global Game Changers (GGC), a Kentucky nonprofit student empowerment and academic program, […]

Kentucky Chamber updates “Leaky Bucket” report for 2020

Kentucky Chamber Leaky Bucket Report

Ten years after its initial findings, the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce has updated its “Leaky Bucket” report reviewing the biggest ‘leaks’ in Kentucky’s state revenue ‘bucket.’ The update examined state spending trends of the past decade, identified challenges that remain and offered recommendations for moving forward. The Leaky Bucket: 10 Years Later highlighted fast growing spending areas including corrections, […]